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Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills pursuant to her answer of 5 December 2005, Official Report, column 943W, on direct grants, how much grant was received in 200506 by each voluntary organisation listed. 
|National Association of Child Contact Centres||541,993.56|
|Local NE Community Foundation||406,055.43|
|Advisory Centre for Education||168,453.15|
|National Council of One Parent Families||158,787.00|
|Trust for the Study of Adolescence||147,389.32|
|National Family Planning Institute||133,451.80|
|Children's Legal Centre||110,024.50|
|National Deaf Children's Society||66,250.00|
|Agency for Culture and Change Management||66,000.00|
|National Council of Voluntary Child Care Organisations||65,245.00|
|National Black Boys Can Association||56,250.00|
|Families Need Fathers||53,476.19|
|Family Rights Group||52,500.00|
|National Tenants' Resource Centre||50,500.00|
|South London Tamil Welfare Group||50,250.00|
|Eating Disorders Association||41,253.00|
|Positive Parenting Publications||41,250.00|
|Wai Yin Chinese Women Society||41,250.00|
|NCH South West||40,500.00|
|Student Force for Sustainability||37,755.09|
|Good Shepherd Charities for Children||36,000.00|
|Family Matters Institute||33,750.00|
|Race Equality Unit||33,750.00|
|Princess Royal Trust for Carers||33,110.00|
|Royal National Institute for the Blind||33,000.00|
|Springboard Family Project||29,250.00|
|Anyadwe Children and Family Welfare Association||28,500.00|
|Action for Prisoners Families||27,500.00|
|Calderdale Womens Centre||27,000.00|
|New Forest and Romsey Mobile Community Project||18,000.00|
|Mancroft Advice Project||8,750.00|
|Parent Education Support Forum||1,640.00|
|National Autistic Society||411.25|
|Forum on Prisoner Education||78.00|
|One Plus One||50.00|
Tim Farron: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what plans her Department has to improve (a) early years education and (b) after-school activities in Westmorland and Lonsdale. 
The Government have invested well over £17 billion on early years and childcare services since 1997 as part of an unprecedented expansion of provision for young children and families. The 2005 Foundation Stage Profile results for this local authority demonstrate that generally children are achieving good
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levels of development by the end of the Foundation Stage. Nonetheless, we want to continue to improve outcomes.
The Ten Year Childcare Strategy sets out ambitious plans to create a sustainable framework for high quality services for children and families. To support this, the Childcare Bill 2005 will take forward, and give statutory force to key commitments.
To raise the quality of early education the Bill provides for a new duty on local authorities to improve the outcomes of all children under 5, and close the gaps between groups with the poorest outcomes and children more generally, by ensuring early years services are integrated and accessible. The Bill also provides for a reformed and simplified regulatory framework for early years and childcare to reduce bureaucracy and raise quality.
Local authorities receive support on early education through the Foundation Stage strand of the Primary National Strategy (PNS). That support includes disseminating effective practice; supporting the transition from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1; supporting integrated provision; ICT development in the early years; working with parents as partners; and helping to embed the Foundation Stage Profile.
All local authorities now have access to Key Elements of Effective Practice (KEEP), guidance developed through sector wide consultation by the Foundation Stage strand of the PNS. KEEP represents an agreed view across the sector about the knowledge; skills, understanding and attitudes practitioners need to effectively support young children's learning and thereby raise quality.
We have committed £790 million over 200508 to support the development of extended services in or through schools which includes after school activities. £110 million of this was allocated in 200506 and Lancashire local authority received £1,824,687. We are unable to break this information down to parliamentary constituency level.
Of the £680 million to be allocated across 200608, £250 million will go direct to schools through the School Standards Grant and the remaining £430 million will be distributed to local authorities through the Standards Fund and the General Sure Start Grant. Of this Lancashire local authority will receive £3,531,061 in 200607 and £4,515,291 in 200708. The funding is to 'kick start' extended services and can be used flexibly, for example, to support the development of childcare including the training of childcare workers. Many schools will choose to develop services in partnership with existing local private or voluntary sector providers.
We are also funding the National Remodelling Team (NRT), Continyou and 4Children to support local authorities and schools nationally as they implement extended services. This support includes guidance on developing and sustaining childcare and working with existing voluntary and private providers to improve the delivery of after school childcare.
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Bill Rammell: We welcome both private and public sponsorship in further and higher education. Sponsorship can help build better links between employers and institutions and the additional income which it brings can help institutions in both sectors to identify and play to their individual strengths.
Rosie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many responses were received by her Department to the public consultation on the draft guidance Building Bulletin 100, Designing and Managing Against the Risk of Fires in Schools". 
Jacqui Smith: Public consultation on Building Bulletin 100 (BB 100), Designing and Managing Against the Risk of Fire in Schools", concluded on 18 November 2005 and 68 responses were received. A number of these included comments, some extensive, and they are now being analysed. We expect to publish the final analysis on the Department's website by 31 March.
|Country of domicile||Enrolments|
|Non-EU other overseas|
|China (People's Republic of)||52,675|
|United Arab Emirates||1,805|
|Trinidad and Tobago||765|
|Serbia and Montenegro||345|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||105|
|Antigua and Barbuda||80|
|St. Vincent and the Grenadines||75|
|West Indies (not otherwise specified)||65|
|Congo (People's Republic)||60|
|French Possessions not elsewhere classified||55|
|Papua New Guinea||50|
|British Virgin Islands||50|
|St. Kitts and Nevis||45|
|Turks and Caicos Islands||40|
|Congo (Democratic Republic)||40|
|British Antarctic Territory||20|
|Dutch West Indies||20|
|CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States)||20|
|British Indian Ocean Territory||20|
|Central African Republic||15|
|St. Helena Dependencies||15|
|US Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands||10|
|Windward Islands (not elsewhere specified)||5|
|Leeward Islands (not otherwise specified)||(6)|
|Cape Verde Islands||(6)|
|Sao Tome and Principe||(6)|
|South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands||(6)|
|Overseasdetermined by fee eligibility||1,305|
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