Education Funding

Education and Skills written question – answered on 7th November 2001.

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Photo of David Chaytor David Chaytor Labour, Bury North

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will list the proportion of total education spending on primary and secondary education delivered through (a) Education Standard Spending assessment allocations and (b) other central Government funding streams for each of the last five years.

Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools)

The table provides the information requested. It compares funding through the primary, secondary and post-16 sub-blocks of Education Standard Spending with DfES grant funding through the Standards Fund (DfES revenue grant only), School Standards Grant, Teachers' Pay Grants, Education Action Zone programme, School Budget Support Grant and Education Budget Support Grant.

Percentage
Year Primary, secondary, and post-16 ESS sub-blocks DfES grant funding
1997–98 99 1
1998–99 98 2
1999–2000 96 4
2000–01 91 9
2001–02 88 12

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