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3. There will be an expansion of Sure Start under the Children and Young Peoples package as announced by the Secretary of State on 7 March 2006. The expansion will target areas within the 20 per cent. most disadvantaged wards in Northern Ireland. The precise details of groups and associated funding for the expansion are to be agreed.
Mr. Peter Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many teacher training places were available in each of the last 10 years; how many people entered training in each year; and how many qualified. 
Maria Eagle: The Department of Education determines the number of students to be admitted each year to initial teacher education (ITE) courses in Northern Ireland. This is achieved by means of the teacher demand modela statistical exercise which takes account of a number of factors, including: projected pupil enrolments in the various sectors; teacher wastage rates; and, pupil teacher ratios. The end product provides a projection of teacher vacancies and the consequent requirements for intakes into ITE courses.
Data on students enrolled and gaining qualifications from Northern Ireland Higher Education Institutions have been obtained from the Higher Education Statistics Agency. Data for the 2005-06 academic year will not be available until early 2007, the latest available data refer to 2004-05.
|Initial Teacher Training StatisticsNorthern Ireland Higher Education Institutions|
|(1 )Not yet available.|
Rev. Ian Paisley: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) residential, (b) industrial and (c) commercial premises were damaged by terrorist attack by (i) Republican paramilitary groups and (ii) Loyalist paramilitary groups in each of the last 30 years. 
|Security-Related Incidents 1969- 2006 (updated on 9 May 2006)|
|Bombings( 2)||Incendiaries( 3)|
|Shooting( 1) incidents||Incidents||Devices used||Incidents||Devices used|
(2) An individual bombing incident may involve one or more explosive devices. Incidents recorded include explosions and defusings (devices used). Incidents involving hoax devices, petrol bombings or incendiaries are excluded.
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