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Mr. Stephen Twigg: The schools that were allocated money under New Deal for Schools during the period 1997 to 2002 were: Sandon High School, The Mitchell High School, Sneyd Green Primary School, St.Margaret Ward RC High School, Florence Primary School, and Dresden Primary School. This information was recorded centrally and local authorities' allocation of resources may differ from this.
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the expenditure of Ofsted was in each year since its establishment; and what the estimated budget for the next financial year is. 
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many Ofsted inspectors were employed in each year between 200102 and 200304; how many are planned to be employed in each year between 200405 and 200708; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Stephen Twigg: In England, primary school teachers are trained to deliver all subjects in the national curriculum including PE. In the other UK countries this is a matter for the devolved administrations.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pre-school aged children there are in the Islington, North constituency; how many have places in nurseries or other approved pre-school provision; and how many such places (a) are available at present and (b) are planned. 
Margaret Hodge: The Ofsted stock number of registered child care places (consisting of full day care, childminder and out of school places) available in Islington at March 2004 was 4,567 and increased to 4,878 in December 2004. We are unable to provide statistics for Islington North constituency from Ofsted statistics.
In the period March 2004 to December 2004 Islington local authority (LA) created 733 gross new places. Taking into account turnover (places closing) this added 311 new places to the existing stock. The December registered stock data consists of 987 childminder places, 2,754 full day care places and 1,227 out of school places.
Islington has a target to create 1,300 gross new child care places for the period 200406. This includes the 733 places created since March 2004, leaving a further 567 places to be created by March 2006. These places will be created by Islington LA, Early Years Development and Childcare Partnership to meet parental demand.
In addition, all four-year-olds in England have been entitled to a free part-time early education place since September 1998. All three year olds in England have been entitled to a free part-time early education place since April 2004.
The available information on the numbers of free part-time early education places taken up by three and four-year-olds in Islington North parliamentary constituency and Islington local education authority area is shown in the tables. Information for private and voluntary providers is available for Islington but not for Islington North constituency.
Final figures for 2004 on the provision for three and four-year-olds were published in a statistical release 'Provision for children under five years of age in EnglandJanuary 2004' which is available on the Department's website www.dfes.gov.uk/rsgateway.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what steps she has taken to improve the line of accountability for social services Departments who place looked-after children in private children's homes out of area. 
Children's services authorities are in the process of appointing the Directors of Children's Services and Lead Members for Children's Services
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required under the Children Act 2004. The Director and Lead Member will improve children's services authority accountability for the placement of all looked after children by, respectively, being professionally and politically responsible on behalf of the authority for the safety and welfare of such children.
Although all members of the authority have a shared responsibility for corporate parenting, the Lead Member will take the lead in ensuring that looked after children have their interests protected, their opportunities maximised, their educational achievement enhanced and their care shaped to met their needs. The 2004 Act also introduces a new duty on local authorities to promote the educational achievement of looked after children.
The Department is currently conducting a review of local authority practice in placing looked after children in other local authority areas, with a view to both reducing their dependence on such placements and improving support for children who are placed out of authority. We intend to write to local authorities shortly reminding them of the importance of placing children locally whenever this can meet their needs and better planning and commissioning in adequate supply of such places.
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David Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what discussions she has had regarding the impact upon charities specialising in (a) marriage counselling and (b) family relationship counselling of the decision to end ring-fencing of Government funds for these services; 
(3) what progress has been made in improving (a) marriage counselling and (b) relationship counselling services in (i) North West Leicestershire, (ii) the East Midlands and (iii) England since 1997. 
There has been no decision to end ring-fencing Government funds for marriage counselling and family relationship counselling. Funding for charities specialising in these services was formerly
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available through the Marriage and Relationship Support (MARS) grant. The Marriage and Relationship Support grant has now been amalgamated with the former Family Support grant to form the Strengthening Families grant, but the same amount of money is available to support the provision of marriage counselling and family relationship counselling. Marriage and Relationship Support will continue as an integral and important element of family support provision by the Department.
In view of the recent merger of the Marriage and Relationship Support and the Family Support grant programmes we are considering evaluation of the current Marriage and Relationship and Family Support provision.
In 1998 the then Secretary of State announced that £35 million had been allocated to address the issue of school toilets which could only be accessed from outside. At that time around 450 projects were supported by the Department. The money available was not a limit, but an estimate of the requirement. Most authorities brought forward projects at that time and various means have been employed since that time to identify outstanding cases.
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