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Schools: Capital Investment

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much has been allocated to Warrington for capital expenditure in each year since 1997. (146261)

Capital allocations to Warrington, in each year since it achieved unitary status, are set out in the following table:

£ million

1998-99

3.7

1999-2000

4.7

2000-01

8.7

2001-02

9.0

2002-03

10.0

2003-04

8.8

2004-05

8.0

2005-06

9.8

2006-07

12.1

2007-08

8.2

The large allocation of £12.1 million in 2006-07 includes a safety valve basic need allocation of £3.7 million, for new pupil places.