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Building Schools for the Future Programme

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families in which schools in each local authority area a school rebuilding project is under way under the Building Schools for the Future programme which has not reached financial close. (321859)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which local authorities (a) have reached financial close for their Building Schools for the Future (BSF) projects, (b) are part of the BSF programme but have not reached financial close and (c) are not part of the programme. (321860)

Fifty projects in 43 local authorities have reached financial close in the Building Schools for the Future programme. These are listed in table A as follows. 58 local authorities in BSF have not reached financial close. These are detailed in list B. The 51 local authorities still waiting to join the programme are in list C.

Table A: 43 local authorities which have reached financial close

Local authority

Date reached financial close

Hull

March 2010

Stoke-on-Trent

February 2010

Rochdale

January 2010

Blackburn with Darwen (part of Blackburn with Darwen and Bolton)

January 2010

Bolton (part of Blackburn with Darwen and Bolton)

January 2010

Salford (part of Salford and Wigan(

December 2009

Wigan (part of Salford and Wigan)

December 2009

Birmingham

August 2009

Durham

August 2009

Sandwell

July 2009

Derbyshire

July 2009

North Lincolnshire

July 2009

Barnsley

July 2009

Luton

May 2009

Southwark

May 2009

Haringey

March 2009

Tameside

February 2009

Tower Hamlets

January 2009

Newham

January 2009

Middlesbrough

December 2008

Hackney

November 2008

Liverpool

November 2008

Kent

October 2008

Islington

July 2008

Nottingham

June 2008

Westminster

April 2008

Sunderland

March 2008

Leicester

December 2007

South Tyneside (part of South Tyneside and Gateshead—StaG)

December 2007

Gateshead (part of South Tyneside and Gateshead—StaG)

December 2007

Knowsley

December 2007

Lewisham

December 2007

Waltham Forest

August 2007

Sheffield

July 2007

Newcastle

July 2007

Solihull

May 2007

Leeds

April 2007

Lambeth

January 2007

Bradford

December 2006

Lancashire

December 2006

Greenwich

November 2006

Manchester

August 2006

Bristol

June 2006

List B: Local authorities in BSF that have not reached financial close

Barking

Barnet

Bedford

Blackpool

Bournemouth

Brent

Buckinghamshire

Cambridgeshire

Camden

Cornwall

Coventry

Croydon

Darlington

Derby City

Devon

Doncaster

Ealing

Enfield

Essex

Halton

Hammersmith and Fulham

Hampshire

Hartlepool

Havering

Hertfordshire

Hillingdon

Hounslow

Kensington and Chelsea

Kingston

Kirklees

Lincolnshire

NE Lincolnshire

Norfolk

North Tyneside

Nottinghamshire

Oldham

Oxfordshire

Peterborough

Plymouth

Poole

Portsmouth

Redcar and Cleveland

Rotherham

Sefton

Somerset

Southampton

St. Helens

Staffordshire

Stockton-on-Tees

Suffolk

Sutton

Telford and Wrekin

Wakefield

Walsall

Wandsworth

Warrington

Wolverhampton

Worcestershire

List C: Local authorities not in Building Schools for the Future

Bath and North East Somerset

Bedfordshire (Central)

Bexley

Bracknell Forest

Brighton and Hove

Bromley

Bury

Calderdale

Cheshire East

Cheshire West and Chester

City of London

Cumbria

Dorset

Dudley

East Riding of Yorkshire

East Sussex

Gloucestershire

Harrow

Herefordshire

Isle of Wight

Isles of Scilly

Leicestershire

Medway

Merton

Milton Keynes

North Somerset

North Yorkshire

Northamptonshire

Northumberland

Reading

Redbridge

Richmond upon Thames

Rutland

Shropshire

South Gloucestershire

Southend-on-Sea

Slough

Stockport

Surrey

Swindon

Thurrock

Torbay

Trafford

Warwickshire

West Berkshire

West Sussex

Wiltshire

Windsor and Maidenhead

Wirral

Wokingham

York