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Mr. Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what per capita spending on education was in Wirral, South in (a) 1997, (b) 2001 and (c) the last year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Stephen Twigg: The information requested is collected at local education authority level. Wirral, South is part of both Wirral and Cheshire LEAs and the following table contains the information requested:
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Mr. Stephen Twigg: From September 2005 funding of £60 million will support a new focus on enterprise education for all Key Stage 4 pupils. In preparation for this new requirement we have in the last two years spent over £30 million: on Pathfinder projects involving over 700 schools, from which we have prepared national guidance which is already available to schools; and on the Enterprise Adviser service, to help prepare schools in especially disadvantaged areas. Thus in only two years since the Davies Report, we had funded interventions on enterprise in 50 per cent. of secondary schools.
We are currently arranging regional conferences on enterprise education for all schools and for their local partners, to enable them to discuss the national guidance and consider local delivery in the next academic year. These will take place in April, May and June.
Mr. Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pupils between the ages of 11 and 18 years in Leicester, South have been expelled for (a) drugs offences, (b) truancy and (c) bullying since 1997. 
However, due to concerns over the reliability of the first set of data, the full data on reasons for exclusion were not published in the Experimental First Release (ESR 01/2004), a copy of which is in the Library. The next Statistical First Release on exclusions, including reasons for exclusion, will be published in June 2005.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what Government funding the National Family and Parenting Institute received in
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each of the last five years; and what her policy is on the role preventative relationship education should have in the publicly-funded work of the institute. 
Margaret Hodge: The National Family and Parenting Institute (NFPI) was set up in 1999 with start-up funding of £120,000 from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and a total of £2 million strategic funding from Government against a three year work programme. The funding was renewed in 2002 for a further three years at the same level.
NFPI was established to improve and develop family and parenting support through; network formation, research and the provision of information to the sector and the public. Whilst NFPI has a broad and far reaching remit which may include preventative relationship education it does not have a specific role in this area.
Dr. Howells: The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) is responsible for funding further education colleges and matters concerning the funding impact of students withdrawing from courses relate to the LSC's operational responsibilities. The LSC's agenda for change programme includes a review of its funding methodology. Mark Haysom the LSC's chief executive will write to the hon. Member about this work. A copy of his reply will be placed in the Library.
Mr. Fallon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the terms of the contract with Granada Learning for the provision of learning materials for Latin at Key Stage 3 are; and whether the terms include provision for repayment for non-delivery of materials contracted for. 
Mr. Stephen Twigg: The terms of the contract with Granada Learning for the provision of learning materials for Latin at Key Stage 3 are that they provide a range of materials covering the Cambridge Latin Course Books 1 and 2.
As with all contracts there is the provision for either party to take appropriate steps should the materials contracted for not be delivered. Seeking repayment for the non-delivery of materials contracted for is one such option.
Mr. Fallon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will make a statement on her Department's support for the Granada Learning project for the teaching of Latin at Key Stage 3 referred to by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the adjournment debate on 12 July 2004, Official Report, column 1233. 
Mr. Stephen Twigg:
The Department contracted with Granada Learning in November 2002 for the provision of learning materials for Latin at Key Stage 3. This
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includes audio visual materials, interactive exercises, collaborative items and a range of specially written courses and print support.
Mr. Chaytor: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentage of secondary age pupils attended independent schools in England in each of the last five years (a) in total and (b) broken down by local education authority area. 
Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what advice and guidance is offered to public and private sector service providers on the inclusion of nutrition and malnutrition within the core training of healthcare employees in bands two and three of Agenda for Change. 
Training at work of healthcare employees within the national health service is the responsibility of individual trusts, based on central advice. However, within the new pay NHS pay system (Agenda for Change) training of staff in all paybands, including paybands two and three is supported by use of the NHS knowledge and skills framework. This will enable staff and managers to use joint personal development planning, individually and organisationally, to identify development requirements and career opportunities.
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