First building in pound;40bn scheme

23rd June 2006 at 01:00
Work has been completed on the first school to be built under the Government's pound;40 billion drive to transform classrooms.

A ceremony marking the completion of the Centre for Inclusive Learning, a special school in Solihull, West Midlands, is due to take place today, marking a milestone in the Building Schools for the Future programme. It comes as another 50 councils to be included in the 15-year scheme - which uses a mix of public and private finance - were named.

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