Mark Lancaster MP

18 NOV 2011

MPs welcome additional funding for school places

Mark Lancaster, MP for Milton Keynes North and Iain Stewart, MP for Milton Keynes South, have today congratulated the government for increasing the funding for school places in Milton Keynes.

There has been an additional £5,282,380 put into Milton Keynes schools to increase school places.

Mark said: "This scheme will have a noticeable impact on the schools in and around Milton Keynes. I am pleased that the government is acknowledging that Milton Keynes is a growing city and as such we need extra funding to ensure that every child gets a place at their local school. "

Iain added: "This is a very welcome announcement. In areas like Milton Keynes where is significant population growth, it is important that we have sufficient good quality schools. This extra funding will help deliver that."

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