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Education (Capital Spending)

Volume 405: debated on Thursday 15 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much public funding has been allocated for capital expenditure projects to the maintained and controlled education sectors in Northern Ireland in the last five years. [112350]

The amount of public funding allocated for major capital projects1 and for capital projects under my Department's Specialist Accommodation Programme, to improve facilities in Science, Technology and Design and ICT, over the last five years is as follows:

£ million
Controlled Schools Sector29357372139
Maintained Schools Sector22527675529
1 Funding announced in March preceding the financial year.
2 Includes Catholic Maintained Schools and Irish Medium schools but excludes Voluntary Grammar Schools and Grant Maintained Integrated schools