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Academies: Capital Investment

Question for Department for Education

UIN 113151, tabled on 15 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the value of capital investment in academies, free schools and university technical colleges has been in each year from 2010.

Answered on

24 November 2017

The majority of the Department’s capital budget is allocated to local councils 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 – which includes investment in all types of school – in each year since 2010-11 is set out below.

Table 1: Department for Education capital spend, 2010-11 to 2016-17, £ billions

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

7.1

5.0

4.6

4.1

4.8

5.1

5.7

Sources:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/630518/DfE_Consolidated_annual_report_and_accounts_2016-17_print.pdf.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/517766/DfE-consolidated-annual-report-and-a-counts-2014-to-2015-Web-version.pdf.