#163;15bn required to keep schools 'safe'

1st October 2010 at 01:00

Around #163;15 billion is needed over the next four years to guarantee every child a school place in a safe environment, research has suggested. Nearly #163;5 billion is considered essential for the next financial year (201112) alone, to ensure young people are taught in safe and structurally sound classrooms, according to the study by the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Children's Services.

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