Adult Education: Yorkshire and the Humber

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 20th March 2015.

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Photo of Nicholas Dakin Nicholas Dakin Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what funding has been allocated for adult skills in (a) Yorkshire and the Humber and (b) each parliamentary constituency in Yorkshire and the Humber in 2015-16; and what the percentage change is between that funding and the funding allocated in 2014-15.

Photo of Nicholas Boles Nicholas Boles The Minister for Universities and Science, Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education)

Holding answer received on 19 March 2015

The Skills Funding Agency does not allocate funding to specific geographical areas. The Agency allocates funding to colleges and training providers, some of whom operate on very local geographic footprints, whilst others provide training and skills services to learners and employers across the country. College and training providers are required to work with local enterprise partnerships and local stakeholders to ensure that what they deliver locally is responding to local needs.

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