Community Security Trust: Expenditure:Written question - 181646

Asked by Tulip Siddiq
(Hampstead and Kilburn)
Asked on: 19 October 2018
Home Office
Community Security Trust: Expenditure
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will publish the total amount of funding per pupil allocated by his Department to the Community Security Trust for school security in each year since 2015.
Answered by: Mr Ben Wallace
Answered on: 29 October 2018

The Home Office does not allocate funding for school security on a per pupil basis. The funding allocation for each school is based on a security assessment of the guarding requirements to secure the pupils on that site.

Spending on the Jewish Community Protective Security Grant, which includes schools, colleges, nurseries, communal sites and synagogues for previous years is:

2015-16: £10.9m
2016-17: £13.4m*
2017-18: £13.4m*

*includes a £3.0m contribution from the Department for Education in relation to security of Jewish state and free schools.

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