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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21973: Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 7 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how much Pupil Equity Funding has been given to schools in the Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley constituency.

Answered by: John Swinney 19 March 2019

In the 3 years between 2017-18 and 2019-20, schools in the Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley constituency are being allocated a total of £6.7 million in Pupil Equity Funding

This funding is part of the Scottish Government's commitment to provide £750m during the course of this Parliament to provide targeted support for children, schools and communities to close the poverty related attainment gap.