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MP welcomes investment boost for local schools through Government programme...






24th December, 2022.


Alanbrooke Academy, Thirsk and Lady Lumley's School, Pickering, are part of the latest 239 schools across England set to benefit from the Conservative Government’s ten-year School Rebuilding Programme, which has invested over £13 billion to maintain and improve schools since 2015.

400 schools have been announced so far, with a further 100 expected to be confirmed in future years, delivering on the Conservative’s manifesto commitment to give every child access to a great school and a world-class education.

Work to rebuild the schools announced will start immediately, creating jobs, apprenticeships, and training opportunities around the country, backed by £1.8 billion this financial year.

I welcome the announcement that these two North Yorkshire schools have been selected as one of the latest 239 schools that will be rebuilt or substantially refurbished as part of the fourth round of the Conservative Government’s School Rebuilding Programme.........

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