§ Mr. Jon Owen Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what the value of the capital expenditure on new schools built in Wales is in the last five years for which records are available. 
§ Mr. Touhig
Capital expenditure for building new schools in Wales comes from different sources that are not identified in central recording systems as exclusively for building new schools.
The following table contains information on the total value of capital expenditure on schools in Wales for the last five years, and includes pre-primary, primary, secondary and special schools.
Financial year £000 1998–99 55,323 1999–2000 51,727 2000–01 70,421 2001–02 84,215 2002–03 89,926