§ Mr. Paul Marsden
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what the total amount awarded to schools in Shrewsbury and Atcham to improve school buildings was in each year since 1997. 
§ Jacqui Smith
I refer my hon. Friend to answers given to previous questions as detailed on 8 May 2000,Official Report, columns 291–93W, and 5 June 2000, Official Report, columns 142–43W.
Table 1 shows the revised overall New Deal for Schools (NDS) allocation (reflecting subsequent allocations) to Shropshire Local Education Authority and that to schools in Shrewsbury and Atcham (where this information is available).
Table 2 provides a revised breakdown of NDS allocations to specific schools in Shrewsbury and Atcham constituency where this information is available. Information about the schools included in package bids is available from Shropshire Local Education Authority.
Table 3 shows the total schools capital allocations made to Shropshire Local Education Authority since 1996–97.
Table 1: New Deal for Schools allocations to Shropshire Local Education and to schools in Shrewsbury and Atcham £ NDS initiative Shropshire LEA's allocation Allocations to schools in Shrewsbury and Atcham 1 (1997–98) 185,000 1— 2 (1998–99) 1,184,252 143,192 3 (1999–2000) 1,196,337 2900,202 4 (2000–01) 33,134,172 41,247,551 1 Included within £185,000 2 Including two LEA packages 3 This figure has increased by £22,000 since the answer number  given on 5 June 2000, Official Report, columns 142–43W, due to extra funds being made available to improve ICT facilities at Baschurch Church of England School. This school is not in the Shrewsbury and Atcham constituency. 4 Including three LEA packages
Table 2: Breakdown of all NDS allocations to schools in Shrewsbury and Atcham1 NDS Initiative School Project Total cost(£) 4 Radbrook Primary Replacement of hard play area 32,943 4 Condover Church of England Primary Replacement of Horsa building 265,299 4 Holy Cross Church of England Replacement of temporary classroom 38,700 4 Severndale Refenestration 119,148 4 Severndale Replacement of heating systems 65,789 1 Packages detailed include schools outside this specific constituency. 2 Please note that under NDS 1 LEAs were not required to specify schools and projects.
Table 3: Total capital allocations to Shropshire Local Education Authority 1996–97 to 2000–01 £ million Year 1996–97 7.019 1997–98 5.054 1998–99 7.082 1999–2000 5.413 2000–01 9.819