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Youth Services: Enfield

Volume 473: debated on Thursday 13 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding his Department provided to Enfield council for youth services in each of the last 10 years; and what the real terms change was from each year to the next. (190258)

The Government do not set a budget for spending on youth services. Local authorities decide what should be spent, taking into account Government policy and local needs. The following table shows how much Enfield has decided to allocate in the last nine years, in both cash and real terms. Data is not available from before 1999-2000.

Budgeted net expenditure by Enfield on youth services

£

Cash terms

Real terms

1999-2000

999,000

1,188,394

2000-01

986,108

1,156,589

2001-02

1,052,333

1,205,408

2002-03

1,121,647

1,245,818

2003-04

1,355,382

1,463,032

2004-05

1,440,161

1,512,774

2005-06

1,518,136

1,561,692

2006-07

1,648,564

1,648,564

2007-08

2,023,600

1,959,903

Notes:

1. Cash terms figures are converted to real terms (2006-07 prices) using the December 2007 gross domestic product (GDP) deflators.

2. 2007-08 data remains provisional and subject to change by the local authority.