Academies:Written question - 70117

Q
Asked by Angela Rayner
(Ashton-under-Lyne)
Asked on: 30 March 2017
Department for Education
Academies
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 8 February 2017 to Question 62481, how much of the £90 million was spent on supporting (a) schools to convert to academies and (b) strong and effective multi-academy trusts to grow and improve in the 2016-17 financial year.
A
Answered by: Edward Timpson
Answered on: 20 April 2017

In 2016-17, the department expects to have spent approximately £40 million on supporting schools who have chosen to convert to academy status and approximately £40 million on supporting successful multi-academy trusts to grow and deliver higher academic standards for pupils.

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