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Mr. Maude: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) primary and junior school teachers, (b) secondary school teachers and (c) classroom assistants there were in (i) West Sussex, (ii) Kent, (iii) Durham and (iv) the East Riding of Yorkshire in each of the last eight years. 
Jacqui Smith: The following table provides the information requested. Teacher numbers are not yet available for 2005 at LEA level.
|East Riding of Yorkshire||1,070||1,090||1,130||1,150||1,150||1,200||1,170||n/a|
|East Riding of Yorkshire||1,250||1,250||1,300||1,310||1,330||1,370||1,390||n/a|
|East Riding of Yorkshire||300||330||380||460||430||530||660||780|
Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will list the qualifications approved for teaching in maintained schools under section 96 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000. 
Jacqui Smith: The qualifications approved for teaching in maintained schools under section 96 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 are available via website at www.dfes.gov.uk/section96.
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the total value was of Training and Enterprise Council (a) assets and (b) cash reserves received by her Department; and how much of this was transferred to individual learning accounts. 
Bill Rammell: The total value of (a) assets was £24,692,898 and (b) total cash reserves received to date £286,710,259. £123,872,849 was transferred to individual learning accounts.
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills which of the former training and enterprise council pension schemes have not yet been transferred to the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme; what type of pension scheme they are; and how many members each has. 
Phil Hope: Of the 72 TEC/CCTEs 33 operated final salary schemes which required action to be taken to enable them to transfer their accrued benefits into the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (PCSPS).
Of these 33, 24 participated in the industry-wide" TEC National Pension Scheme, which in March 2001 had nearly 1,000 active members of whom 742 have now transferred their accrued pension rights into the PCSPS as active members. In addition, there have been 926 transfers into the PCSPS in the form of deferred pension rights. The remainder chose not to transfer their accrued benefits into PCSPS.
The following table sets out the information on the remaining nine TECs with final salary-type pension arrangements. Information on the total membership of each TEC pension scheme in March 2001 was not routinely requested, as it was not strictly required in order to arrange a bulk transfer.
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|TEC/CCTE||Number of active members for whom accrued TEC pension rights have been transferred to PCSPS(74)||Number of deferred pensioners for whom accrued TEC pension rights have been transferred to PCSPS(74)|
|Tyneside and Sunderland(75)||130||nil|
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills for what reason she appointed an administrative receiver to manage the affairs of the Heart of England Training and Enterprise Council. 
Phil Hope: The Department for Education and Skills appointed an administrative receiver to expedite the conclusion of the outstanding financial affairs of the TEC.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment she has made of the effects of making module grades of A level students available to universities as an interim measure before moving to a system of post-qualification application to university. 
We welcome and support UCAS's initiative (as set out in the 1419 Education and Skills White Paper) to make unit grades available to higher education institutions as a swift and practicable interim measure for universities to discern differentiation at the top end. We do so in the belief that it will provide universities with robust and objective information for choosing between candidates. The precise way in which the availability of that information will affect universities' offer making is a matter for the individual
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institutions and UCAS to determine. The results of the consultation process have not yet been made public. However the UCAS/Joint Council for Qualifications Working Group is now investigating the possible effects. The Working Group will meet again on 8 July to consider next steps.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many university students graduated in each discipline in each of the last five years. 
Bill Rammell: Information on qualifications obtained by students on HE courses is published annually by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Provisional figures for the 2003/04 academic year were published on 11 January 2005.
|HESACODE subject area||19992000||200001(78)||200102(78)|
|Medicine and dentistry||5.8||6.0||6.0|
|Subjects allied to medicine||17.6||17.8||19.5|
|Agriculture and related subjects||2.3||2.3||2.3|
|Engineering and technology||22.0||20.6||19.8|
|Architecture, building and planning||7.2||6.6||6.2|
|Social, economic and political studies||21.6||22.7||22.0|
|Business and administrative studies||30.9||31.9||32.6|
|Librarianship and information science||3.8||4.6||4.5|
|Creative arts and design||20.3||21.3||22.2|
|JACS subject area4||200203(78)||200304(78)(5507970079)|
|Medicine and dentistry||6.1||6.8|
|Subjects allied to medicine||22.3||23.1|
|Agriculture and related subjects||2.1||2.3|
|Engineering and technology||18.8||19.1|
|Architecture, building and planning||6.3||6.4|
|Business and administrative studies||38.7||40.1|
|Mass communications and documentation||7.2||7.7|
|Historical and Philosophical studies||13.1||14.6|
|Creative arts and design||26.1||27.8|
Due to differing coverage, changes between 2002/03 and 2001/02 are not directly comparable.
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