HC Deb 19 May 2003 vol 405 cc557-8W
Mr. Mullin

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what representations he has received from Sunderland city council on his figures for the percentage of education funds passed to schools by the council; and what action he plans to take. [113348]

Mr. Miliband

The Council replied to the Department's letter of 2 May about school funding on 9 May. The Department will be having further discussions on the figures underlying the percentage of schools funding passed on to the authority's schools budget with the Council shortly.