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Standards Fund

Volume 405: debated on Thursday 15 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much money has been provided through the Raising Standards Fund in each year since the fund began for each maintained school in the East Riding of Yorkshire. [108288]

The Standards Fund is paid to local education authorities and most is then devolved to schools. The amount of grant each school receives will depend on decisions made by the authority in consultation with its schools. The following table shows the Standards Fund grant for East Riding of Yorkshire since the Council became a local education authority in 1996–1997. The figures for 2003–04 are the grant allocated to date.

Standards Fund Grant allowed to East Riding of Yorkshire
£
YearRevenue GrantCapital GrantTotal Grant
1996–971,046,70001,046,700
1997–981,459,76701,459,767
1998–992,341,53485,0002,426,534
1999–20004,217,0821,297,2755,514,357
2000–016,824,0414,151,20010,975,241
2001–028,555,3726,423,44214,978,814
2002–038,685,7489,083,49817,769,246
2003–045,872,77910,846,81116,719,590
The figures include Government grant only, they do not include local authority contributions to the Standards Fund.The recurrent figure for 2002–03 includes class size grant of £1.7 million. The funding for class size grant is now distributed via the Education Formula Spending Shares (EFSS). East Riding of Yorkshire received an increase in EFSS per pupil of 4.9 per cent, on alike for like basis.

The information is not available at constituency level.The table shows occasional teachers as a percentage of the full-time equivalent teachers in the maintained sector in schools on the 17 January 2002

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