HC Deb 03 April 1996 vol 275 cc302-3W
Mr. Malcolm Bruce

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what is her present estimate of the monetary value of the backlog of school buildings repair and maintenance. [22787]

Mrs. Gillan

[holding answer 26 March 1996]: It is for local education authorities and school governors to assess the need for maintenance work in respect of school premises which they own and maintain.