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School Building Programme

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 4 February 1975

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9.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if, in the light of representations made to him by the Norfolk County Council, he is now able to announce school building allocations for the year 1975–76, which take account of the situation on the provision of new school places occasioned by the growth of population in the county over the last four years; and if he will make a statement.

20.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when he expects to announce the allocations for the school building programme for 1975–76.

Local education authorities were informed on 27th January of their school building allocations for the year 1975–76. The allocation for Norfolk is £2,556,000. This allocation should enable the Norfolk Education Authority not only to meet the needs arising from one year's growth in school population but also to make good some of the shortfall from earlier years.

21.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when he expects to be able to announce the next annual school building programme for Leicestershire.

School building allocations for 1975–76 were announced to local education authorities last week. Leicestershire's allocation is £3,769,000.

31.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what recent submissions have been made by the Sheffield District Council in respect of school building to his Department.

None. Lump sum authorisations for school building in 1975–76 were announced last week, and local education authorities have been asked to submit by 31st March 1975 lists of the major projects they propose to start during the year ending 31st March 1976 within their allocations.