Further Education:Written question - 227450

Q
(Huddersfield)
Asked on: 12 March 2015
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Further Education
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much and what proportion of his Department's (a) expenditure and (b) budget was allocated to the further education sector in each of the past five years; and what estimate he has made of that amount and proportion that will be allocated to that sector in each of the next five years.
A
Answered by: Nick Boles
Answered on: 18 March 2015

The table below details the expenditure and plans allocated to the further education sector since 2010-11.

£000's

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

out-turn

out-turn

out-turn

out-turn

plans

plans

Resource DEL FE

4,034,468

3,541,073

3,495,296

3,415,607

3,151,647

2,833,472

Resource Capital FE

660,551

393,400

285,876

396,832

414,857

410,000

FE Loans

0

0

0

72,961

398,000

498,000

Total FE

4,695,019

3,934,473

3,781,172

3,885,400

3,964,504

3,741,472

BIS Resource

23,374,101

21,145,806

20,435,856

22,987,121

20,272,524

21,916,932

FE %

20%

19%

19%

17%

20%

17%

Source - BIS Accounts out-turn 2010-11 to 2013-14. Skills Funding statement published February 2014 for 2014-15 plans and Skills Funding Letter published February 2015 for 2015-16 plans

We do not have any budgets beyond 2015-16 as these will be agreed in the next Spending Review.

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