To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of the education capital budget was allocated to (a) free schools, (b) academies and (c) maintained schools in each year since 2009-10; and how much is forecast to be spent on each of these school groups for the next three fiscal years.
7 September 2017
The majority of the Department’s capital budget is allocated to local authorities and other responsible bodies through basic need and school condition allocations with decisions on investment taken locally. The Department’s total capital budget for education in each year since 2009-10 is set out as below.
Table 1: Department for Education capital spend, 2009-10 to 2016-17. £ billions
Detailed spending plans for future financial years will be set out in future Main and Supplementary Estimates.