HC Deb 12 April 1933 vol 276 cc2585-6W

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education the number of school building schemes throughout Great Britain prepared at 1st August, 1931, and since that date the estimated total cost thereof; and the number suspended or abandoned, together with the estimated cost?


The total number of schemes for the building of new schools or the improvement of existing schools in England and Wales, which were under consideration by the Board of Education on 1st August, 1931, or received since that date, is 1,223, involving an estimated expenditure of £5,257,000. Of these schemes 93, involving an estimated expenditure of £313,000, have been rejected by the Board.