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Departmental Research

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much his Department has allocated to research related to children and families in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2010-11; and how much it allocated to such research in 2008-09. (305301)

Overall, the Department expects to spend in the region of £33 million on research and evaluation in 2009-10. The figure for 2008-09 was £32 million. We are currently in the process of finalising our research and evaluation plans for 2010-11. Further details of our research and evaluation programme are set out in our Analysis and Evidence Strategy.