The Birmingham Mail claims that an additional fifty-seven schools in Birmingham will have funding, previously agreed as part of the Labour government’s Building Schools for the Future programme, withdrawn. The promised funds were earmarked for works to be carried out over the next fourteen years.
Locally, these include:
- Frankley Community High School
- Colmers School & Sports College
- Turves Green Boys and Girls Schools
- St Thomas Aquinas
- Victoria Special School
Funds previously secured for development and repair of buildings at Shenley Academy in Northfield are still up for discussion.
A spokesman for Birmingham City Council told the Birmingham Mail that “[the Government] will still put money into refurbishment and new builds, but it will be under a different programme, different assessments and different time scales.”
A full list of all Birmingham schools affected can be found online with the Birmingham Mail article.