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Schools: Lincolnshire

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much was allocated to local authorities in north-east Lincolnshire through the dedicated schools grant in each year since its introduction; how many (a) Sure Start centres, (b) children's centres, (c) academies and (d) special schools there are in each such authority; and how much was spent on school buildings in those authorities in each year since 1997. (192091)

The dedicated schools grant for north-east Lincolnshire was £93.904 million in 2006-07 and £92.859 million in 2007-08. The indicative DSG allocations for 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 are £91.129 million, £92.952 million and £94.811 million respectively. These are based on the Department's pupil projections for these years. The final allocations will reflect actual pupil numbers.

There are:

(a) and (b) currently nine designated Sure Start children's centres;

(c) three academies; and

(d) two community special schools.

The capital allocation for north-east Lincolnshire is as follows:

£ million

1997-98

0.9

1998-99

3.5

1999-2000

35

2000-01

6.1

2001-02

4.4

2002-03

9.2

2003-04

7.7

2004-05

7.5

2005-06

7.3

2006-07

123.6

2007-08

19.9

1 The large allocation in 2006-07 includes £11.9 million of targeted capital funding.