Ministers announced in February 2015 that a total of 13 schools in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire had seen their applications to take part in the Priority School Building Programme 2 (PSBP2) approved.

The government fought for more than a year to block an EDP Freedom of Information request for a list of schools whose bids were rejected, but were finally ordered to release it by the Information Commissioner.

Reported by The Eastern Daily Press. You can read the full story here. 

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