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The Department for Education was formed on 12 May 2010 and is responsible for education and children's services. Read more.

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DfE Spending Review

The Chancellor announced the Spending Review on 20 October. The main headlines for the Department for Education budget can be found here.

Press notice20 October 2010


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All statutory guidance and legislation linked to from this site continues to reflect the current legal position unless indicated otherwise, but may not reflect Government policy.

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