Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

£40M SCHOOLS BUILDING SCHEME TO REDUCE OVERCROWDING

  • Comment
Ministers have unveiled a£40m school building programme designed to reduce overcrowding and keep the election pled...
Ministers have unveiled a£40m school building programme designed to reduce overcrowding and keep the election pledge to cut class sizes in infants' schools, reported the Financial Times (July 4, p4).

The paper reported that 113 local education authorities have been allocated up to£1.2m to build 600 classrooms, benefitting more than 80,000 pupils across the country.

It listed the top ten beneficiaries of the extra government cash, starting with Derbyshire LEA (£1,266,938); Bury (£1,145,078), Solihull (£899,850); Wakefield (£847,195); Derby (£810,224); Lancashire (£778,889); Richmond Upon Thames (£762, 000); Essex (£542, 877); North East Lincolnshire (£518,483) and Hillingdon (£516,198).
  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.