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Mr. Hume: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the (a) recurrent and (b) capital expenditure funding provided to each Northern Ireland education and library board was in each year since 1995. 
Mr. Gardiner: The following table shows all the recurrent and capital allocations provided to the education and library boards for the period 199596 to 200304. The allocations for 200405 have not yet been finalised.
David Burnside: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland why the consultation on the Department of Education's equality scheme and equality impact assessment timetable does not appear on the Department's website. 
Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many properties the Northern Ireland Housing Executive owns in each parliamentary constituency in Belfast; how many are vacant in each case; and what different types of heating system are fitted in occupied Northern Ireland Housing Executive properties in each parliamentary constituency in Belfast. 
|Housing executive||Heating source|
|district office||Occupied stock||Vacant stock(87)||Oil||Gas||Electric||Room heater||Other|
Mr. Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland which community organisations have received funding from the Housing Executive in each constituency in Northern Ireland in the last five years to meet (a) staff costs, (b) administration costs and (c) capital costs. 
|Constituency(88)||Group name||Staff costs||Administration costs|
|West Belfast||Greater Shankill||yes|||
|Upper Springfield Resource Centre||yes|||
|West Belfast Partnership Board||||yes|
|Tudor Renewal Residents Association||yes||yes|
|Ligoniel Integrated Plan||yes|||
|Lower North Belfast Community Council||yes|||
|New Lodge Housing Forum||yes|||
|North Belfast Partnership Board||||yes|
|South Belfast||Markets Development Association||yes|||
|Greater Village Regeneration Trust||yes||yes|
|East Belfast||Mersey Street Area Residents Association||yes|||
|Foyle||Bogside/Brandywell Community Housing Project||yes||yes|
|Strangford||Glen Ward Community Association||yes|||
|Newry and Armagh||Newry and Mourne Community group||yes|||
Mr. Beggs: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many pupils in the Belfast Education and Library Board area are given teaching support from the English as an Additional Language Support Unit; and what the annual budget is for this unit in the BELB area. 
Mr. Gardiner: The numbers of children with English as an Additional Language (EAL) are determined by the annual school census which took place in October 2004. At that date, the Belfast Education and Library Board (BELB) recorded 574 children with EAL.
Each of the five Education and Library Boards receive earmarked funding from the Department on a per capita basis in respect of EAL. The Department's total earmarked budget is £420,000 in 200506 and the BELB has been allocated £117,000 from this budget for EAL support services in the 200506 financial year which is an increase of £7,000 from 200405.
Mr. Beggs: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many pupils are taught through the Irish language schools sector in the Belfast Education and Library Board area; and what the Government spending on this sector was in the last year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Gardiner: In 200405, there are 1,058 pupils taught in grant-aided Irish Medium primary schools, and 442 pupils taught in grant-aided Irish Medium post-primary schools in the Belfast Education and Library Board (BELB) area. In 200304, the respective figures were 995 and 406. Based on information contained in the Local Management of Schools Outturn Statement published by the BELB for the financial year 200304, a total of £4,011,407 was spent directly on Irish Medium Schools in the Belfast Board area.
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