HC Deb 21 October 2002 vol 391 c39W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average unit cost of capital to support increased student numbers is. [74670]

Margaret Hodge

[holding answer 15 October 2002]: Capital funding for FE colleges is not paid on a cost per student basis, so unit cost figures are not available. Where capital investment is needed for expansion of places, colleges can apply to the Learning and Skills Council for separate capital grants for specific projects. They may also fund capital from revenue funding for

Area Based Initiative Website Address In year Budget for 2001–2002 (£m's)
Neighbourhood Nurseries Not all areas decided yet but will cover 20% of wards selected as those with highest deprivation as per the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Index of multiple deprivation. Or pockets of equivalent deprivation. 46
Sure Start www.surestart.gov.uk 206
Education Action Zones www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/exellence 90
Children's Fund www.cypu.gov.uk 85
Community Champions www.dfes.gov.uk/communitychampions 3
Neighbourhood Support Fund www.dfes.gov.uk/nsf 19