Issue details

Various School Expansions - Detailed Plans and Allocation of Basic Need Funding

Decisions have been taken to provide additional school capacity. Public notices have been issued and the expansions are agreed for the various schools referred to in this proposed decision.
It is now proposed that the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform agrees to allocate the capital funds from the Basic Need budget in order that these school expansions, previously agreed, can be implemented

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Tunbridge Wells Rural;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2013

Department: Education & Young People's Services

Contact: Kevin Shovelton, Director Education Planning & Access 01622 694174 Email: 01622 221151 Email: Email:, Rebecca Spore, Director of Infrastructure Email: Tel: 01622 221151.


Local Members; ThandiNarinderjit, Margaret Crabtree, Penny Cole, Ann Allen; James Scholes, Peter Oakford, John Davies, Alex King, Matthew Balfour, Alan Terry, Zita Wiltshire, Andrew Bowles, Tom Gates, and Paul Carter were asked for comments before the decision was taken.
Public Consultations have been held for each school as statutorily required.


Education Cabinet will consider the decision on 4 December 2013.

Financial implications: Kevin Shovelton, Director of Education Planning and Access 01622 694174 Rebecca Spore, Director of Property and Infrastructure Support 01622 221151

Legal implications: 13/00084


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