Chiswick Community Funding In Doubt
Parents launch petition asking for refurbishing and rebuilding programme to continue
Parents of Chiswick Community School pupils have launched an online petition to urge the Secretary of State for Education to maintain the promised funds for refurbishing and rebuilding the school under the Building Schools for the Future programme.
Building Schools for the Future (BSF) projects came under threat from possible spending cuts, after the announcement of a comprehensive spending review by the Department for Education. On their website the newly formed DoE stated, “The Government is committed to a full comprehensive spending review in the autumn and ministers will shortly be considering their spending priorities, which will take into account all areas of spending including school capital.”
The petition states: 'Whilst giving due respect to the current economic climate, we, the undersigned urge the Secretary of State for Education, to maintain the promised funds for refurbishing and rebuilding Chiswick Community School under the Building Schools for the Future programme.
The petition asks the Government to take the following reasons into account:
Data-protection / privacy:
We have asked Hounslow Council for comment on the funding.
June 25, 2010