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Mrs. Ellman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what commitments were given in the recent re-organisation of primary schools in Vauxhall and Everton concerning the proposed (a) Trinity Roman Catholic primary school and (b) Faith primary school; and if she will make a statement. 
I am pleased to report that we are making a large commitment to the three voluntary aided schools that form part of the reorganisation in Vauxhall
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and Everton. Officials have been working with the Archdiocese of Liverpool and the local authority on how to proceed with the construction of the new schools. Discussions around Trinity Roman Catholic primary school are more advanced because of the urgency of the need at that school. With regard to Faith primary school, we have not yet been able to agree the design of the new school buildings and the precise level of funding, but it will be contained within the overall sum of £13 million allocated to three voluntary aided schools. This confirmation will mean that the design work can proceed as soon as possible.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what her estimate is of the (a) proportion of the total of and (b) contribution from public funds to adult education courses which focused on (i) leisure activities and (ii) Australian cake decorating in 200304. 
Phil Hope: I have set out as follows information in the form requested for Adult and Community Learning provided through local education authorities in 200304, taken from the LSC's annual report for that year. These courses include a wide range of provision for personal and community development. Precise figures for leisure learning are not available. Information about individual course titles is not collected centrally.
|£000||Pecentage of adult programme expenditure|
|Total LSC Adult programme expenditure||2,866,232|
|Adult and community learning (LEAs)||172,129||6.0|
|Neighbourhood learning in deprived communities||26,849||0.9|
|Family learning and adult learning promotion||10,869||0.4|
|Total ACL related expenditure||209,847||7.3|
Mr. Andrew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many times the Secretary of State has modified trust deeds or other instruments in exercise of the powers in section 46 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. 
Bill Rammell: Section 46 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 permits the Secretary of State to modify trust deeds or other instruments relating to institutions within the further education (FE) sector. There have been no instances to date where the Secretary of State has exercised this power.
Mr. Pope: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many officials currently in the Department received honours in the recent Queen's birthday honours list; and at what rank of honour. 
Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much the Government have allocated to Lancashire education authority in 200506; and how much of this sum is for school buildings. 
Jacqui Smith: In 200506 Lancashire education authority has been allocated a total of £743.4 million. That includes Education Formula Spending (including the Schools Formula Spending Share and the LEA Formula Spending Share) of £624.2 million; Standards Fund support of £41.3 million; School Standards Grant of £22.7 million; Teachers Pay Reform Grant of £24.0 million; and schools capital funding of £31.2 million for school buildings.
John Cummings: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will make a statement on the future of the leadership and training grant; and whether she plans to extend the life of the grant. 
The Leadership Incentive Grant, which began in April 2003, is a three year pump-priming initiative designed to raise standards, strengthen leadership and stimulate collaboration among communities of schools to improve teaching and learning. There are no plans to extend the grant beyond March 2006.
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Phil Hope: The qualifications that are necessary to become an NVQ assessor are eligible for funding through the Learning and Skills Council (LSC). It is for local LSCs and providers to agree provision which meets the needs of local areas. In addition, other sources of funding, for example private funding, can be used to fund these qualifications.
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what estimate she has made of the proportion of graduates from English universities from EU member states who went to work outside the UK following graduation in each of the last five years; and if she will make a statement. 
Bill Rammell: For 2002/03, of EU domiciled full time first degree graduates from English HE institutions whose destinations were known, my Department estimates that 21 per cent. were employed overseas six months after graduation.
|Employment in the UK(23)||1,035||910||1,000||955|
|Further Study in the UK(23)||2,385||2,355||2,220||2,270|
|Further Study overseas(23)||450||490||600||540|
|Overseas students returning overseas||1,220||815||815||590|
|Survey response rate (percentage)||61||53||53||54|
|Employment in the UK(28)||1,100|
|Further Study only||2,130|
|Survey response rate (percentage)||61|
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