Sandwell awaits fate of BSF programme

THE fate of the Building Schools for the Future programme in a West Midlands borough hangs in the balance following a weeklong court hearing in London.

In December, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, along with five other local authorities, won the right to challenge the Government's decision last July to change the £55bn BSF scheme.

BSF will see improvements or brand new buildings at schools across the country over the next few years but, of the 22 originally planned projects in Sandwell, only 10 were given the g... For the full story register now for free or login below...