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The majority of the Department’s capital budget is allocated to local councils and other responsible bodies through basic need and school condition allocations, with decisions on investment taken locally. The Department’s total capital budget for education – which includes investment in all types of school – in each year since 2010-11 is set out below.
Table 1: Department for Education capital spend, 2010-11 to 2016-17, £ billions