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Special Educational Needs: Expenditure

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the planned net expenditure on the provision of education for pupils with special educational needs is in each local authority for 2008-09. [Official Report, 4 March 2009, Vol. 488, c. 7MC.] (247861)

The available information for planned net expenditure on the provision of education for pupils with special educational needs in each local authority for 2008-09 is contained within the following table.

£

England

5,135,650,000

Barking and Dagenham

20,925,000

Barnet

35,989,000

Barnsley

19,542,000

Bath & North East Somerset

12,926,000

Bedfordshire

34,774,000

Bexley

26,538,000

Birmingham

144,766,000

Blackburn and Darwen

17,111,000

Blackpool

14,557,000

Bolton

24,266,000

Bournemouth

16,665,000

Bracknell Forest

11,501,000

Bradford

54,695,000

Brent

32,436,000

Brighton and Hove

29,617,000

Bromley

35,488,000

Buckinghamshire

66,268,000

Bury

20,341,000

Calderdale

24,612,000

Cambridgeshire

54,165,000

Camden

26,897,000

Cheshire

82,232,000

City of Bristol

39,475,000

City of Kingston-Upon-Hull

31,505,000

City of London

230,000

Cornwall

44,491,000

Coventry

40,157,000

Croydon

40,033,000

Cumbria

36,925,000

Darlington

9,072,000

Derby

31,568,000

Derbyshire

78,002,000

Devon

66,838,000

Doncaster

21,377,000

Dorset

38,018,000

Dudley

26,488,000

Durham

42,733,000

Ealing

34,902,000

East Riding of Yorkshire

24,692,000

East Sussex

53,290,000

Enfield

32,930,000

Essex

125,010,000

Gateshead

19,555,000

Gloucestershire

47,811,000

Greenwich

35,261,000

Hackney

28,865,000

Halton

11,884,000

Hammersmith and Fulham

16,469,000

Hampshire

95,480,000

Haringey

30,294,000

Harrow

30,438,000

Hartlepool

11,062,000

Havering

16,754,000

Herefordshire

18,590,000

Hertfordshire

93,993,000

Hillingdon

30,047,000

Hounslow

27,854,000

Isle of Wight

11,064,000

Isles of Scilly

75,000

Islington

20,196,000

Kensington and Chelsea

11,275,000

Kent

137,108,000

Kingston upon Thames

17,071,000

Kirklees

28,500,000

Knowsley

18,694,000

Lambeth

34,745,000

Lancashire

127,470,000

Leeds

61,928,000

Leicester

39,587,000

Leicestershire

54,449,000

Lewisham

38,734,000

Lincolnshire

64,950,000

Liverpool

37,418,000

Luton

21,605,000

Manchester

60,985,000

Medway

32,298,000

Merton

21,913,000

Middlesbrough

20,416,000

Milton Keynes

36,413,000

Newcastle upon Tyne

24,497,000

Newham

28,063,000

Norfolk

69,847,000

North East Lincolnshire

18,666,000

North Lincolnshire

13,721,000

North Somerset

16,711,000

North Tyneside

19,717,000

North Yorkshire

58,142,000

Northamptonshire

45,417,000

Northumberland

28,727,000

Nottingham City

23,766,000

Nottinghamshire

38,314,000

Oldham

23,957,000

Oxfordshire

54,331,000

Peterborough

26,054,000

Plymouth

30,153,000

Poole

13,005,000

Portsmouth

16,539,000

Reading

10,927,000

Redbridge

35,437,000

Redcar and Cleveland

14,335,000

Richmond upon Thames

16,554,000

Rochdale

20,410,000

Rotherham

25,964,000

Rutland

3,195,000

Salford

25,310,000

Sandwell

36,371,000

Sefton

21,523,000

Sheffield

43,945,000

Shropshire

18,852,000

Slough

17,415,000

Solihull

18,566,000

Somerset

42,191,000

South Gloucestershire

22,035,000

South Tyneside

19,925,000

Southampton

18,549,000

Southend

21,697,000

Southwark

34,069,000

St. Helens

14,379,000

Staffordshire

64,233,000

Stockport

22,884,000

Stockton-on-Tees

21,520,000

Stoke on Trent

24,766,000

Suffolk

58,255,000

Sunderland

28,018,000

Surrey

123,174,000

Sutton

26,909,000

Swindon

20,090,000

Tameside

16,421,000

Telford and Wrekin

16,624,000

Thurrock

17,875,000

Torbay

9,877,000

Tower Hamlets

30,037,000

Trafford

21,562,000

Wakefield

27,464,000

Walsall

33,335,000

Waltham Forest

35,550,000

Wandsworth

44,656,000

Warrington

19,182,000

Warwickshire

54,973,000

West Berkshire

18,159,000

West Sussex

89,168,000

Westminster

21,155,000

Wigan

27,206,000

Wiltshire

34,018,000

Windsor & Maidenhead

15,597,000

Wirral

37,274,000

Wokingham

15,400,000

Wolverhampton

27,163,000

Worcestershire

50,619,000

York

15,917,000

Notes:

1. Includes planned expenditure on the provision for pupils with statements and the provision for non-statemented pupils with SEN, support for inclusion, inter authority recoupment, fees for pupils at independent special schools and abroad, educational psychology service, local authority functions in relation to child protection, therapies and other health related services, parent partnership, guidance and information, the monitoring of SEN provision and inclusion administration, assessment and co-ordination. Also included is the funding delegated to nursery, primary and secondary schools identified as "notional SEN" and the individual schools budget (ISB) for special schools.

2. The ISB for special schools will include some general education costs for pupils with SEN in addition to those costs specifically for SEN while the figures recorded against "notional SEN" are only indicative of the amount that might by spent by schools on SEN. During 2008-09 local authorities in England also budgeted a further £552.6 million for SEN transport expenditure which is not included in the above table.

3. The data are drawn from Children, Schools & Families Financial Data Collection (Budget).

4. Budgeted net expenditure on the provision of education for children with special educational needs by local authorities in England 2008-09.

5. Figures are in cash terms.

6. Figures are rounded to the nearest thousand pounds and may not sum due to rounding.