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Higher Education

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

(1) how much funding has been allocated for each higher education institution in (a) the west midlands and (b) Birmingham in each of the next five years;

(2) how much funding his Department has allocated to higher education institutions in (a) Newcastle, (b) Wakefield, (c) Manchester, (d) Leeds, (e) Liverpool, (f) Bristol, (g) Sheffield, (h) Bradford, (i) Leicester and (j) Nottingham in each of the next five years.

Photo of David Willetts David Willetts Minister of State (Universities and Science)

The recurrent funding that the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) pays to higher education institutions (HEIs) is calculated on an annual basis. The most recent available allocation figures are for 2011-12. Details of the 2011-12 allocations are available on the HEFCE website at:

A summary table of allocations by region can also be accessed through this link.

Subsequent years' allocations are not confirmed. Future year allocations are subject to funding agreement and will be confirmed in subsequent grant letters.

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