Adult Education - Question to Department of Education

Jared asked the following 'To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of the adult education budget was spent last year; and how many bids were received for that grant.'

The question was asked on 1/11/17

Anne Milton answered 'Based on the 2016-17 financial year, the total adult education budget was £1.5billion. Our latest annual accounts for the financial year 2016-17 show an underspend of £15million, or 1 per cent, at year end.

Providers were allocated funds based on the previous year, so no bids were received.'

The answer was provided on 8/11/17

Jacob Millen-Bamford