Extra £500m dished out to authorities for schools – list

Aaron Morby 13 years ago
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Education minister Michael Gove has unveiled details of more than 100 local authorities set to receive £500m for essential school building and repair work.

This additional funding has come from efficiencies and savings identified in ongoing BSF projects

Extra cash will fund mainly smaller primary school projects and is hoped to help the raft of smaller firms that have missed out on academies programme.

Gove said in a House of Commons statement: “The nature of the projects it will fund, mainly small primary school projects, and the readiness of local authorities to get projects underway mean that this money will be spent efficiently.

“Further, I expect much of it to benefit small and medium-sized enterprises and to stimulate local economic activity across the country.”

He added: “I would like to reassure those local authorities whose needs were not as severe as others – and which, therefore, did not receive a share of this extra £500m – that future capital allocations for basic need and maintenance pressures will be announced later in the year.

The education minister also revealled he had taken a tough line on the six local authorities that had sought a judicial review against the scrapping of BSF. But he said that any contractual liabilities with contractors would be honored.

He said: “My final decision is, therefore, not to fund the schools in the claim but, instead, to fund, in capital grant, the value of the claimant authorities proven contractual liabilities.”

    £500m funding split to local authorities

    Authority Grant
    Barking and Dagenham £23,914,831
    Barnet £3,310,340
    Bath and North East Somerset £445,068
    Bedford £766,690
    Bexley £7,703,343
    Birmingham £6,667,322
    Blackburn with Darwen £863,677
    Blackpool £1,766,077
    Bolton £670,339
    Bournemouth £3,759,695
    Bracknell Forest £2,212,456
    Bradford £7,427,037
    Brent £24,815,089
    Brighton and Hove £1,478,846
    Bristol, City of £18,328,389
    Bromley £1,277,936
    Buckinghamshire £2,471,551
    Cambridgeshire £10,247,498
    Camden £687,199
    Central Bedfordshire £729,923
    Cheshire East £252,058
    City of London £9,855
    Coventry £3,431,134
    Croydon £7,864,090
    Cumbria £481,471
    Darlington £863,221
    Derby £482,962
    Derbyshire £977,184
    Devon £1,934,098
    Dorset £838,674
    Ealing £7,217,910
    East Sussex £2,541,730
    Enfield £10,435,582
    Essex £1,699,628
    Gloucestershire £1,612,576
    Greenwich £4,402,915
    Hackney £890,662
    Hammersmith and Fulham £15,071,565
    Hampshire £7,856,023
    Haringey £1,368,297
    Harrow £120,280
    Havering £3,299,745
    Hertfordshire £12,352,571
    Hillingdon £5,053,164
    Hounslow £13,417,926
    Isle of Wight £89,055
    Isles of Scilly £51,949
    Islington £110,139
    Kensington and Chelsea £64,540
    Kent £4,443,409
    Kingston upon Thames £5,302,263
    Kirklees £581,723
    Lambeth £4,949,195
    Lancashire £5,984,470
    Leeds £8,276,224
    Leicester £4,289,303
    Leicestershire £2,027,070
    Lewisham £12,851,291
    Lincolnshire £1,451,454
    Luton £3,916,107
    Manchester £10,150,756
    Merton £5,832,798
    Milton Keynes £5,282,380
    Newham £18,028,751
    Norfolk £2,725,221
    North Somerset £1,326,206
    North Yorkshire £132,822
    Northamptonshire £1,534,863
    Nottingham City £2,053,807
    Nottinghamshire £1,064,243
    Oxfordshire £4,435,413
    Peterborough £554,678
    Plymouth £2,525,763
    Poole £1,518,702
    Reading £70,988
    Redbridge £28,652,011
    Richmond upon Thames £3,983,447
    Rochdale £1,182,301
    Salford £1,585,654
    Sandwell £1,837,267
    Slough £9,460,865
    Somerset £545,978
    South Gloucestershire £100,725
    Southampton £3,132,970
    Southend-on-Sea £1,858,023
    Southwark £1,278,107
    St Helens £18,232
    Staffordshire £10,334,130
    Stockport £2,196,297
    Stockton-on-Tees £217,764
    Stoke-on-Trent £785,219
    Suffolk £5,227,121
    Surrey £11,327,339
    Sutton £12,079,702
    Swindon £808,613
    Tameside £618,210
    Thurrock £1,354,898
    Torbay £505,382
    Tower Hamlets £6,046,591
    Trafford £4,791,611
    Waltham Forest £25,019,831
    Wandsworth £4,040,110
    Warwickshire £2,663,684
    West Berkshire £49,734
    West Sussex £8,656,359
    Westminster £972,352
    Wigan £862,294
    Windsor and Maidenhead £2,420,478
    Wokingham £6,248,726
    Worcestershire £1,965,249
    York £1,528,521


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