Sixth Form Education: Finance:Written question - 900746

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Asked by Wera Hobhouse
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Asked on: 11 February 2020
Treasury
Sixth Form Education: Finance
Commons
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the adequacy of funding for sixth form students.
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Answered by: Rishi Sunak
Answered on: 11 February 2020

Treasury ministers regularly speak to Secretaries of State and Junior Ministers on all matters of public spending. We will continue these conversations, including on Further Education funding, as we approach the next Comprehensive Spending Review.

At the 2019 Spending Round we announced a £400 million extra for 16-19 funding in 2020-21. This is the biggest increase in a year for a decade, recognising the vital role of this sector in delivering the skills needed in the UK.

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