Department for Education: Public Expenditure

Department for Education written question – answered on 2nd July 2019.

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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 25 June 2019 to Question 267289, which programmes have been funded within the budget lines provided in that Answer; and how much funding has been (a) allocated to and (b) spent by each programme.

Photo of Anne Milton Anne Milton Minister of State (Education)

Holding answer received on 01 July 2019

The Resource DEL total expenditure disclosed as ‘Other Resource’ in the department’s annual report and accounts 2017-18 is £18,897 million. This expenditure applies to the department’s estimate lines as set out in the table below:

Estimate Row 2017-18

Amount (in millions of pounds)

Activities to Support all Functions


School Infrastructure and Funding of Education (Department)


School Infrastructure and Funding of Education (ALB) (Net)


Education Standards, Curriculum and Qualifications (Department)


Social Care, Mobility and Equalities (Department)


Social Care, Mobility and Equalities (ALB) (Net)


Standards and Testing Agency


National College for Teaching and Leadership


Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)


Grants to LA Schools via ESFA


Grants to Academies via ESFA


Higher Education


Further Education


Higher Education (ALB) (net)


Further Education (ALB) (net)


Total Resource DEL defined as "Other Resource" in 2017-18 Data Tables


*The amount in ‘Activities to Support All Functions’ is shown as a negative figure, as it represents net income (ie income is greater than expenditure for ‘Other Resource’ on this row in the table above).

**The table total differs from the published ‘Other Resource’ figure by approximately £3 million due to audit adjustments which have not been allocated to any one estimate line.

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