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Non-Advanced Further Education

Volume 975: debated on Monday 10 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the amount of money to be allocated to the expansion of non-advanced further education to which reference is made in paragraph 33 of Cmnd. 7746; over what period it will be allocated; and by what means it will be made available, whether through rate support grant or otherwise, to ensure its expenditure on the declared objective.

The Government's plans for 1980–81 allow for provision for home students in non-advanced further education to increase by some £20 million compared with the estimated level in 1978–79. This is reflected in the rate support grant settlement for local authorities announced on 16 November.