£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