HC Deb 11 November 1954 vol 532 c149W
64. Miss Bacon

asked the Minister of Education the total value of new school buildings requested by local education authorities, for the next year's programme; and what was the total amount of such work authorised by his Department.

Sir D. Eccles

So far as requests by local authorities are concerned, the answer which my right hon. Friend the Member for Moss Side (Dame Florence Horsbrugh) gave on 3rd June to the hon. Member for Cardiff, West (Mr. G. Thomas) applies to next year's building programme as it did to this. The amount now authorised for the 1955–56 building programme is about £48 million.