£50m For Extra School Places

12 April 2012, 06:00

Heart's found out £50million is to be spent on creating more school places for children in the Thames Valley and Hampshire.

It's part of £600m of funding announced by the Government last November.

The cash will be given to local authorities that show a shortfall in pupil places from September 2013 and is being shared between 110 areas across the country that need it the most.

In the Thames Valley and Hampshire, councils are getting the following:

Slough - £11,774,375

Hampshire - £9,777,093

Wokingham - £7,776,756

Oxfordshire - £5,520,025

Buckinghamshire - £3,199,551

Windsor and Maidenhead - £3,012,368

Bracknell Forest - £2,753,479

West Berkshire - £61,895