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LocatED: Ex-Tory minister to chair DfE property arm for £1k-a-day

Former housing minister and Hertford MP Mark Prisk appointed by Gillian Keegan

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Schools

Failed contractor’s £45 million schools to be demolished and rebuilt

But one of the schools says work will take four years, as ministers take legal advice over recouping costs...

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
School buildings

Serious building defects wait (and wait) for funding

Responsible bodies say they have had to prioritise only the most serious issues as government cash remains static

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School buildings

Trusts lack building condition data despite DfE survey, cost-cutters find

Capital advisers programme will be expanded following positive feedback and after trusts predict savings

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School buildings

Checks of ‘deteriorating’ school buildings yet to start

Government signed off on £2m scheme for assessments at schools with 'system-built' classroom blocks last year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Failed construction company leaves DfE £2m out of pocket

Documents filed by administrators show the DfE was owed £2m when Caledonian Modular collapsed

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
School buildings

Faults (and leaks) force two school closures a day

Collapsed ceilings, 'flying debris' from damaged roofs and overflowing sewage prompt thousands of emergency closures

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
RAAC

RAAC: 100 schools at risk of collapse ordered to close

Everything school leaders need to know after the government escalated its RAAC response

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools

DfE to investigate contractor after three schools close new buildings

Pupils will start the new academic year in temporary classrooms and at different schools amid safety fears

Amy Walker
Amy Walker