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New College Nottingham: Basford Hall

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment the Learning and Skills Council has made of the application from New College Nottingham for approval in principle for a new campus at Basford Hall. (292192)

New College Nottingham submitted their application for an in principal project proposal to the Learning and Skills Council for the development of their existing campus at Basford Hall in November last year.

The Basford Hall project application was reviewed with all other capital projects as part the prioritisation exercise carried out by the LSC based upon rigorous and fair prioritisation criteria agreed with the sector and that built upon Sir Andrew Foster’s recommendations. Unfortunately, the Basford Hall project application was not successful in securing funding this spending period.