Children: Day Care:Written question - 129162

Q
Asked by Scott Mann
(North Cornwall)
Asked on: 22 February 2018
Department for Education
Children: Day Care
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much his Department plans to spend on childcare for disadvantaged children in 2018 in (a) Cornwall and (b) North Cornwall.
A
Answered by: Nadhim Zahawi
Answered on: 02 March 2018

The government funds 15 hours of free childcare a week for disadvantaged children aged two, three and four, as well as the early years pupil premium for disadvantaged three and four year olds.

Early years funding is allocated on a local authority basis and Cornwall’s funding allocations for the following financial years can be found at the following links:


2018/19 (Initial allocation): https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dedicated-schools-grant-dsg-2018-to-2019.

2017/18 (Provisional allocation): https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/
dedicated-schools-grant-dsg-2017-to-2018
.

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