§ Shona McIsaac
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what has been the total capital allocation since May 1997 to schools in the Cleethorpes constituency; and if he will break down these capital allocations by category. 
§ Jacqui Smith
The information requested is in the table.
£000 Capital programme Amount allocated to schools in the Cleethorpes constituency since May 1997 Surplus Place Removal1 882 New Deal for Schools 2,263 Schools Access Initiative 80 Energy Management 13 Class Sizes 1,149 Grant for Voluntary Aided schools 536 Devolved Formula Capital 401 Total2 5,324 1 Although credit approval was allocated in respect of projects to remove surplus places from schools in the Cleethorpes constituency, the local education authorities (LEAs) arc not obliged to use the credit approval for those schools. 2 We have made other capital allocations to the LEAs covered by the Cleethorpes constituency, but it is for the LEAs to decide which schools will benefit from the use of those allocations.