HC Deb 07 September 2004 vol 424 cc986-7W
Mr. Love

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much funding has been made available to(a) Sure start projects, (b) Early Excellence centres, (c) Neighbourhood Nurseries and (d) other early years initiatives in the London borough of Enfield in each year since their inception; what the projected funding is over the period of the Spending Review; and if he will make a statement. [187007]

Margaret Hodge

The London borough of Enfield has one Sure Start local programme, five neighbourhood nursery projects, and no Early Excellence Centres. In addition grant was paid for a range of early year's initiatives within the Childcare Grant until 2003, and under the Sure Start General Grant between 2004–06. The funding for each initiative since its inception is as follows:

Edmonton Sure Start local programme (revenue)
1999–2000 42,000
2000–01 924,000
2001–02 1,300,000

Childcare Grant 1998–2003
Source data 1998–99 1999–2000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
Childcare Grant 72,000 249,000 312,950 596,030 613,560
National Recruitment Campaign 28,300 28,690 29,000
Childmin#er Start-Up Grant 25,900 40,100 31,500
Outdoor Play Equipment 29,610
Unlocking Barriers for Training 114,102 79,893
Daycare Expansion 24,100 15,070
Toy Libraries/Musical Instruments 50,680 32,460
Capital for Playgroup Conversion 19,950
Foundation Stage 94,448 94,448
SENCO Training 13,774 11,806
SENCO Low Incidence 18,903
Capital Funding 115,700
Total 72,000 249,000 367,150 991.534 1,062,29 0

General Sure Start Gr#nt funding 2004–06
Source data 2004–06
Delivery Support Fund 1,031,179
Children's Information Service 193,947
Workforce Development (Recruitment and Training) 699,462
Nursery Schools Development
Extended Schools 79,000
New Childcare Places (Revenue) Disadvantaged Areas 236,685
New Childcare Places (Revenue) Other Areas 86,462
New Childcare Places (Capital for out of school Childcare) 51,232
New Childcare Places (Capital for Playgroup Conversion) 99,000
New Childcare Places (Capital for Playgroup Conversion) Other Areas 36,387
SEN and Inclusion (Children with Special Needs and Disabled Children) 273,258
Children's Centre's (Revenue) 1,033,220
Children's Centres (Capital) 2,225,058
Support Childminder Scheme 105,367
Total 6,150,257

The Chancellor announced in the Spending Review that the Sure Start Unit will be allocated £1,167 million, £1,483 million and £1,667 million for 2005–06, 2006–07 and 2007–08 respectively for England. At this stage it is not possible to say how much will be allocated to individual local authorities.