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.