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Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many people are working in the Offenders' Learning Skills Unit; and what their total annual budgets were for (a) 200405 and (b) 200506 expressed in (i) financial terms and (ii) as a percentage of the Learning and Skills Council budget. 
Mr. Lancaster: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many overseas students from EU member states are enrolled with the Open university in Milton Keynes; and if she will make a statement. 
Bill Rammell: In 2003/04 there were 11,177 students based in the EU (outside the UK) enrolled at the Open university 1 . The number of students from EU member states based in the UK and enrolled in the Open university is 270 for 2003/04 2 .
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the (a) subject matter and (b) dates were of opinion survey research undertaken by the Department and its agencies in the last 12 months; if she will place copies of the results of each survey in the Library; which companies were used in conducting the research; and how much each was paid. 
Bill Rammell: In the last 12 months the Department carried out the following pieces of research into public opinion of the education and skills system. Information about opinion survey research carried out by the Department's agencies is not held centrally.
|British Social Attitudes Survey||Views on education and skills issues.||June-October 2004||National Centre for Social Research||65, 521||Results are published by the National Centre for Social Research at http://www.natcen.ac.uk Results for 2004 are due to be published in November 2005.|
|Public Perception of Education||Views on standards and issues||May 2005||Taylor Nelson Sofres||21,050||The results will be published as part of our research programme in the Autumn. A copy will also be placed in the Library.|
The Department also carries out a range of research to inform the development and evaluation of specific policies, some of which includes surveys of opinion. The Department publishes its research on the last Thursday of each month and research reports are available at www.dfes.gov.uk/research
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many students from (a) China and (b) India took courses in (i) science and (ii) engineering at higher education institutions in England at (A) undergraduate and (B) postgraduate level in each year between 1994 and 2004. 
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many graduates from physiotherapy degrees approved by the Health Professions Council there have been in each academic year since 200001. 
Beverley Hughes: The information is not held centrally. The Higher Education Statistics Agency produce annual summaries of newly qualified graduates by subject, but those with physiotherapy degrees are not separately identified.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what costings of (a) Liberal Democrat and (b) Conservative party policies her Department has (i)undertaken, (ii) co-ordinated in the previous 12 months and (iii) advised upon in the previous 12 months. 
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what her Department's total expenditure has been on prisoner education in each financial year since it took over responsibility for prisoner education from the Home Office. 
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Mr. Davidson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment she has made of the effect of the EU Directive on Services in the Internal Market on public sector provision of (a) primary, (b) secondary, (c) further and (d) higher education. 
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