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Primary Schools

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 20 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what size of primary school rebuilding programme he has in mind for 1980–81, bearing in mind the Government's expenditure plans, announced on 1 November.

The primary and secondary school building programme for 198081 will total nearly £115 million. The figure includes £12·1 million for primary and secondary replacements and improvements. It is for individual authorities to decide within the limits of their allocations how much to spend on primary school rebuilding.