Further Education: Greater London

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 19th November 2015.

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Photo of Jim Dowd Jim Dowd Labour, Lewisham West and Penge

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much central funding has been provided to further education establishments in (a) London, (b) the London Borough of Lewisham, (c) the London Borough of Southwark and (d) the London Borough of Bromley in each of the last five years.

Photo of Jim Dowd Jim Dowd Labour, Lewisham West and Penge

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students have enrolled on English language courses at further education establishments in (a) London, (b) the London Borough of Lewisham, (c) the London Borough of Southwark and (d) the London Borough of Bromley in each of the last five years.

Photo of Jim Dowd Jim Dowd Labour, Lewisham West and Penge

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students have enrolled at further education establishments in (a) London, (b) the London Borough of Lewisham, (c) the London Borough of Southwark and (d) the London Borough of Bromley in each of the last five years.

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)

Adult skills funding allocations to further education providers are published on the Skills Funding Agency website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sfa-funding-allocations-to-training-providers-2015-to-2016

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sfa-funding-allocations-to-training-providers-2014-to-2015

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sfa-funding-allocations-to-training-providers-2005-to-2013

Funding to further education providers for learners aged 16-18 is provided by the Department for Education.

Information on the number of learners participating in English and maths courses by geography from 2005/06 onwards is published in a supplementary table (first link) to a Statistical First Release at the FE Data Library (second link). Information on the number of learners participating in further education and skills by geography from 2005/06 onwards is published in a second supplementary table (third link).

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/382085/englishandmaths-participation-by-geography-learner-demographics.xlsc

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/fe-data-library

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/378262/feandskills-participation-by-geography-learner-demographics.xls

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