Special Educational Needs: Greater Manchester

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 24th January 2008.

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Photo of Mark Hunter Mark Hunter Liberal Democrat, Cheadle

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much was spent on children with (a) special educational needs and (b) dyslexia in (i) Cheadle constituency and (ii) Stockport metropolitan borough council area in each of the last five years.

Photo of Kevin Brennan Kevin Brennan Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families)

holding answer 21 January 2008

The information requested is submitted to the Department according to local authority areas, rather than districts within an area. Cheadle is a district of Stockport Local authority. The information for Stockport LA about the amount spent on children with special educational needs is as follows:

Budgeted net expenditure on the provision of education for children with special educational needs by Stockport local authority: 2003-04 to 2007-08
£
2003-04 14,181,000
2004-05 17,038,000
2005-06 20,558,000
2008-07 20,963,000
2007-08 20,941,000

The Department does not collect separate figures on how much was spent on children with dyslexia.

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