Pupils: Per Capita Costs

Department for Education written question – answered on 1st July 2015.

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Photo of Conor McGinn Conor McGinn Labour, St Helens North

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding is received per pupil in (a) St Helens North constituency, (b) the North West and (c) England.

Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

In the 2015-16 financial year, the schools block unit of funding (SBUF), which covers pupils from reception to year 11, is £4,456 for St Helens, £4,565 for the North West region, and £4,612 for England. The SBUF does not cover funding for early years or high needs pupils.

Information on SBUFs for all LAs and regions for financial year 2015 to 2016 can be found at this link:


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