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Special Educational Needs: Greater Manchester

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much was spent on children with (a) special educational needs and (b) dyslexia in (i) Cheadle constituency and (ii) Stockport metropolitan borough council area in each of the last five years. (180073)

[holding answer 21 January 2008]: The information requested is submitted to the Department according to local authority areas, rather than districts within an area. Cheadle is a district of Stockport Local authority. The information for Stockport LA about the amount spent on children with special educational needs is as follows:

Budgeted net expenditure on the provision of education for children with special educational needs by Stockport local authority: 2003-04 to 2007-08

£

2003-04

14,181,000

2004-05

17,038,000

2005-06

20,558,000

2008-07

20,963,000

2007-08

20,941,000

The Department does not collect separate figures on how much was spent on children with dyslexia.