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Education: Hertfordshire

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much capital expenditure from the public purse there has been in the education sector in (a) Hemel Hempstead constituency and (b) Dacorum since 1997. (289423)

The Department allocates much of its capital resources to local authority areas. Information by constituency or for Dacorum only is not held centrally. Support for capital investment in schools in Hertfordshire is shown in the table.

Financial year

Schools (£ million)

1997-98

12.0

1998-99

14.9

1999-2000

15.2

2000-01

36.7

2001-02

32.1

2002-03

56.7

2003-04

55.2

2004-05

75.7

2005-06

78.2

2006-07

68.0

2007-08

65.9

2008-09

168.2

2009-10

188.6

2010-11

148.0

1 Includes Primary Capital Programme. Figures reflect capital allocations brought forward from 2010-11 to 2009-10 as part of the fiscal stimulus initiative.

In addition, Hertfordshire has a Building Schools for the Future wave 4 project with an indicative allocation of £134.5 million of conventional funding and £148.2 million of PFI credits.