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MP Philip Hammond gets progress report on new 900-place school

Runnymede and Weybridge MP Philip Hammond and Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning Linda Kemeny at County Hall ahead of their meeting about school places. Click image to download

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Runnymede and Weybridge MP Philip Hammond has visited Surrey County Council for a progress report on a new secondary school for 900-plus pupils at the Runnymede Centre in Addlestone. The Foreign Secretary also heard about the council’s £215 million funding gap for the 13,000 places required in the next five years.

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Linda Kemeny, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning, said: “It was great to sit down with the Secretary of State to tell him first-hand about transforming our building into a brand new school that will provide the extra places that the nearby secondaries just don’t have space for while also outlining the £215m funding gap we face for the 13,000 places needed during the next five years.”

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