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Music: Teachers

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much has been spent from the public purse on the fund established for the professional development of music teachers in each year since it was established. (255922)

Since September 2006, when the contract was let, £3.3 million has been spent to develop and deliver a programme of professional development for those working with children at Key Stage 2 in music. This breaks down as follows: £1.1 million in 2006-07, £1.3 million in 2007-08 and £0.9 million to date in 2008-09.