HC Deb 21 January 1972 vol 829 cc280-1W
Mr. Jeffrey Archer

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how much she has authorised Lindsey County Council to spend on the provision of new buildings and the improvement of existing buildings in maintained primary schools in the county in 1972–73; and what were the equivalent figures for each year since 1965.

Mr. van Straubenzee

Information about the value of major projects started, or authorised to start, in each year is given below. In addition, the authority will normally devote a substantial proportion of its annual allocation for minor capital projects to primary school building.

Maintained primary schools in Lincolnshire (Lindsey): value of projects in major school building programmes, 1965–73.
Year Authorised expenditure on building work £000's
Actual Starts
1965–66 113
1966–67 312
1967–68 404
1968–69 104
1969–70 223
1970–71 97
Authorised Starts
1971–72 381
1972–73 432

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