16-19 Bursary Fund

House of Lords written question – answered on 9th December 2014.

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Photo of Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Shadow Spokesperson (Education)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much government funding has been made available for the Education Maintenance Allowance and its replacement Bursary Fund each year since 2010.

Photo of Lord Nash Lord Nash The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The amount of government funding allocated to the Education Maintenance Allowance and the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund each year since 2010 is set out in the table below.

The Bursary Fund budget is £180m per academic year.

Financial Year Education Maintenance Allowance 16 to 19 Bursary Fund
2010 to 2011 £564m
2011 to 2012 £317m £77m*
2012 to 2013 £159m**
2013 to 2014 £180m
2014 to 2015 £180m
2015 to 2016 £180m

* Part-year funding in the transitional year.

** Amounted to £180m over the full academic year. The academic year straddles two financial years.

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