The Minister of Education, Mr. George Tomlinson, has decided that secondary modern schools started in 1951 must not cost more than about £240 a place against £270 this year and £320 in 1949.
Suggestions on how this reduction can best be effected are given by the Ministry in Building Bulletin No. 2 (I-J.M. Stationery Office. Price 2s.). The economies recommended cover three main fields-economies in the area of building, in building technique and in furniture and equipment.
More than 40 diagrams giving layouts for halls, dining rooms, classrooms, practical rooms and staff rooms are included in the