Extended Schools

Department for Education written question – answered on 27th April 2016.

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Photo of Naseem Shah Naseem Shah Labour, Bradford West

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how she plans for the £10 million increase in funding to expand breakfast clubs in schools announced in paragraph 1.95 of Budget 2016 to be distributed; and how her Department plans to monitor the spending of that funding.

Photo of Naseem Shah Naseem Shah Labour, Bradford West

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the number of additional breakfast club places which will be created by the £10 million increase in funding announced in paragraph 1.95 of Budget 2016 in (a) England, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) Bradford.

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

The Chancellor announced in the recent budget that funding from the new sugar levy would be used in part to expand breakfast clubs in up to 1,600 schools from September 2017. We are currently refining the details of how this scheme will operate and further details will be announced in due course.

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