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Education Committee session on funding and financial management of schools

18 February 2021

The Education Committee is to hold an evidence session examining the funding and financial management of schools.

Purpose of the session

The one-off hearing with officials from the Department for Education and the Education and Skills Funding Agency will include an examination of the impact of covid-19 and the financial arrangements around catch-up funding.

It is also likely to cover the National Funding Formula, the role of schools' forums in the school system, and capital expenditure and maintenance of schools.

Witnesses

Tuesday 23rd February 2021

At 10am

  • Tony Foot, Director of Strategic Finance, DfE
  • Warwick Sharp, Director, Academies and Maintained Schools, ESFA
  • Graham Archer, Director for Qualifications, Curriculum and Extra-Curricular, DfE

Further information

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