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Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many cases of computer (a) hacking, (b) fraud and (c) theft her Department recorded in each year since 200102; and for each year, on how many occasions computer systems have been illegally accessed by computer hackers (i) within and (ii)outside her Department. 
Bill Rammell: The number of cases of computer hacking detected in the Department for Education and Skills was nil in 200102, 200203 and 200304. There was one case of computer hacking in 200405 which was perpetrated by an outsider. The number of cases of fraud detected was three in 200102 and two in 200203. All were perpetrated by persons outside the Department. There was no fraud, internal or external, in 200304 or 200405. The number of cases of computer theft detected was nine in 200102, six in 200203 all perpetrated by insiders, 23 in 200304 of which 22 were perpetrated by insiders and one by persons outside the Department and 14 in 200405all were perpetrated by insiders.
Mr. Steen: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many young people are expected to be on the Prince's Trust Teams programme run by Dartington Tech in this financial year; how many there were in each of the last three years; and if she will make a statement on education funding in South Devon. 
Devon and Cornwall Learning and Skills Council have set out specific priorities for the coming year, in line with national and regional activities. These include ensuring access to education and training opportunities for 16 to 18-year-olds; increasing the take-up of apprenticeships; tackling basic literacy and numeracy problems; and providing first-time Level 2 opportunities.
In addition, the local LSC has a significant range of co-financed (European Social Fund) projects tackling skills shortages and addressing issues of social inclusion on top of activities funded from mainstream resources.
Decisions on the recruitment, retention or deployment of educational psychologists (EPs) are matters for local authorities as employers to determine in light of local circumstances and available resources.
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The terms of reference for the proposed review of the functions and contribution of EPs are currently being developed in consultation with representatives of the local authority employers. Subject to any points arising from these contacts, we would expect to invite tenders for the work shortly.
Vacancy information for EPs is collected in January of each year. In 2004 there were 113 vacant full-time permanent posts and 2,100 full-time equivalent EPs in service. Provisional estimates indicate that there were 100 vacant full-time permanent posts in 2005 and 2,160 in service. Posts were regarded as vacant where there was no permanent appointee and where they were advertised prior to the survey date.
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what estimates her Department had made of the number of likely participants prior to the setting up of the Family Resolutions Project; 
Maria Eagle [pursuant to the reply, 15 June 2005, Official Report, c. 483W]: Confirmed expenditure on the Family Resolutions Pilot Project is £190,628, up to 31 May 2005. This replaces the previous figure given of £173,669 for spend to 14 June 2005. Costs for June cannot yet be confirmed.
John Hemming: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the total cost was of the mostexpensive external foster care placement in each Government Office region in (a) 2002, (b) 2003 and (c) 2004. 
John Hemming: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average cost per child of external foster care for local authorities was in each Government office region in (a) 2002, (b) 2003 and (c) 2004. 
|Average gross weekly expenditure per looked after child in foster care provided by others||Average gross weekly expenditure|
per looked after child in foster care
provided by others (including respite
and short term placements and
placed for adoption)
|Year ending||March 2002||March 2003||March 2004|
John Hemming: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the total expenditure on external foster care by local authorities was in each Government office region in (a) 2002, (b) 2003 and (c) 2004. 
|Year ending 31 March:|
|Yorkshire and the Humber||7,398||10,539||20,022|
Mr. Lancaster: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment she has made of the implications of the withdrawal from the Milton Keynes academy project of Global Education Management Systems for the academy's ability to deliver future academy projects. 
Jacqui Smith: Global Education Management Systems (GEMS) supports the aims and the ethos of the Academies' Programme and has a proven track record in supporting and managing schools. My officials are continuing their discussions with GEMS and expect to identify suitable academy proposals which would benefit from GEMS' support and experience.
The construction of new schools is decided upon by each local authority in accordance with its asset management plan. Figures on how many new
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(a) primary and (b) secondary schools were built in each English county in each of the last eight years are not held centrally.
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