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Department for Education written question – answered on 20th April 2017.

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Photo of Angela Rayner Angela Rayner Shadow Secretary of State for Education

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 8 February 2017 to Question 62481, how much of the £90 million was spent on supporting (a) schools to convert to academies and (b) strong and effective multi-academy trusts to grow and improve in the 2016-17 financial year.

Photo of Edward Timpson Edward Timpson Minister of State (Education)

In 2016-17, the department expects to have spent approximately £40 million on supporting schools who have chosen to convert to academy status and approximately £40 million on supporting successful multi-academy trusts to grow and deliver higher academic standards for pupils.

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