HC Deb 22 June 1995 vol 262 cc406-7W
Mr. Spellar

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much money has been allocated for the building programme for the education service for the financial year; how much of this is additional funding; how much of this is directly related to construction work, how many projects are involved; how many projects have been put out to tender; and how many projects have commenced construction work. [28991]

Mr. Ancram

A total of £48.05 million has been allocated in the 1995–96 financial year for major capital works in the education service, and all new building work under the education reform programme. No additional resources were made available in the 1994 public expenditure round. This total is directly related to construction work and 211 capital projects are involved. Construction work has commenced on 111 projects and 33 projects are out to tender.