Education Financial Statements

Section 251 Budget Statements - Local Authorities (LAs) are required under section 251 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to prepare and submit a budget statement setting out the Council’s planned education spending. Budget statements were previously known as Section 52 of the Schools Standards and Framework Act 1998.

Outturn Statements - Under the same Act, LAs are also required to prepare and submit a statement recording the Council's education spending after the end of the financial year.