§ Mr. Dismore
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment which voluntary aided schools in Hendon have received additional capital allocations; for what purpose; and how much, in each case, since 1 May 1997. 
§ Jacqui Smith
On 1 May 1997, there were 12 Voluntary Aided (VA) schools in the constituency of Hendon and the following table lists the schools that have received approval for new capital work since that date.41W
£ School name Project description Date approved Total1 St. Paul's CE Primary External handrail July 1998 8,272 Infants WC and cloakroom April 1998 13,269 Security fencing August 1997 13,511 New windows June 1997 8,258 St. Vincent's RC Primary Infants toilets August 1998 13,000 Single site consolidation January 1999 1,819,035 1 Figures represent 100 per cent. of governor's costs. Actual grant paid will be at 85 per cent. of the sums shown
Formula capital grant for all schools will be introduced on 1 April 2000. VA schools in Hendon, including the five former GM schools which joined the VA sector on 1 September 1999, will receive formula capital allocations totalling £134,839 for 2000–01.