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Schools: Birmingham

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what capital funding has been allocated to schools in Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency for each of the last three years. (291443)

The Department does not maintain central records on school capital allocations on a constituency basis, as they are made on a local authority basis. School capital allocations to Birmingham for each of the last three years are shown in the following table:

£ million

2007-08

62.9

2008-09

64.5

2009-10

211.7

The 2009-10 allocations include £127 million in respect of the Building Schools for the Future programme, and an advance of £12.6 million brought forward from 2010-11 in support of the Government's fiscal stimulus initiative.