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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:37 am on 15th March 2007.

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Photo of David Chaytor David Chaytor Labour, Bury North 11:37 am, 15th March 2007

Earlier, in Education and Skills questions, we spent about two minutes on the building schools for the future programme, which is the most ambitious programme of public sector investment to which any British Government have ever committed themselves—and all credit to the Government for planning it. Does my right hon. Friend agree that since the publication of the Stern review and the draft Climate Change Bill, we should consider seriously the environmental standards to which the new generation of schools will be built? Does he accept, too, that that issue affects every single hon. Member, and—