Letters to devolved areas outlining adult education budget (AEB) and free courses for jobs (FCFJ) funding for the 2023 to 2024 financial year.

Applies to England



These grant determination letters confirm the amount of funding for 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024. They cover the adult education budget (AEB) grant payments (non-ring fenced) and free courses for jobs (ring-fenced) funding.

The funding is transferred from the department to local authorities under section 31 of the Local Government Act 2003 and section 39a of the Great London Authority Act 1999.

The following specified Mayoral Combined Authorities and the Mayor of London, acting where appropriate through the Greater London Authority (GLA), are responsible for administrating the AEB in their devolved area:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • North of Tyne
  • South Yorkshire
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

The following information is also available:

Published 6 April 2023