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Education Maintenance Allowance: Hertfordshire

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what percentage of young people in (a) Hemel Hempstead and (b) Hertfordshire have received a weekly (i) £10, (ii) £20 and (iii) £30 education maintenance allowance in each year since the scheme began; (249038)

(2) how many people in (a) Hemel Hempstead and (b) Hertfordshire who were entitled to education maintenance allowance (EMA) did not receive any EMA payments in each year since its inception; and if he will make a statement.

This is a matter for the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) who operate the education maintenance allowance (EMA) for the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). Mark Haysom the LSC’s Chief Executive, will write to the hon. Member with the information requested and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries.