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Education Funding

Education and Skills written question – answered on 22nd May 2003.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Labour, Regent's Park and Kensington North

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what funding was allocated by the Higher Education Funding Council to institutions (a) in each region of England and (b) in total in (i) 2001–02, (ii) 2002–03 and (iii) 2003–04 (estimated).

Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education)

The recurrent funding for teaching and research paid by the Higher Education Funding Council for England to higher and further education institutions by region is shown in the following table.

£ million
2001–02 2002–03 2003–04
East Midlands 334 349 373
East of England 306 308 331
London 977 1,020 1,087
North-East 223 239 256
North-West 511 543 578
Open University 138 147 149
South-East 540 569 611
South-West 303 330 355
West Midlands 355 375 397
Yorkshire and the Humber 429 459 489
Total 4,116 4,339 4,624

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