HC Deb 10 January 2000 vol 342 cc40-1W
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. [103030]

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.

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.