Voluntary Aided faith schools will not be required to contribute any money towards refurbishment and reconstruction work carried out under a new Government scheme. The Priority School Building Programme (PSBP), which is the successor to the previous Governments Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme, will see the usual requirement for Voluntary Aided schools to contribute 10% towards the capital budget of the school (i.e. building and maintenance costs) waived. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has renewed calls for Voluntary Aided schools to have their religiously discriminatory privileges cut back.
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