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Pupils: Per Capita Costs

Volume 472: debated on Thursday 21 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to his Department's Green “Paper Raising Expectations”, what he expects the additional expenditure per pupil to be on education after 2013. (184025)

Per pupil expenditure figures for 2013 will not be available until the next spending review announcement. Total per pupil funding has more than doubled from under £2,500 in 1997-98 to £5,600 in 2007-08. The next three years will see per pupil funding rise by almost 20 per cent. in cash terms to over £6,600 by 2010-11.