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Schools: Finance

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 11 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to his predecessor’s answer of 27 June 2007, Official Report, column 331, which pupils in North Oxfordshire have received £1,000 extra funding; and how many pupils have received such funding. (147695)

The Department for Children, Schools and Families allocates education funding to local authorities and not at constituency level, The requested information is for Oxfordshire local authority. Between 1997-98 and 2005-06 the revenue funding from Government for nursery, primary and secondary school pupils in Oxfordshire local authority rose by £1,030 (or 34 per cent.) in real terms. In addition, following the introduction of the Dedicated School Grant in 2006-07, the per pupil revenue funding in Oxfordshire rose by 6.8 per cent. in 2006-07 and 6.4 per cent. in 2007-08.