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Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) how many schools have been (a) newly opened and (b) refurbished under the Departments Building Schools for the Future programme in each year; 
BSF aims to create world-class, 21st-century schoolsenvironments which will inspire learning for
decades to come and provide exceptional assets for the whole community. Subject to future public spending decisions, the intention is to achieve this aim for every secondary school pupil within 15 waves from 2005-06 onwards.
The first contracts for the BSF programme were signed earlier this year. The first Quick Win BSF school opened in Solihull in June and the second in South Tyneside in September. The first non-Quick Win school is scheduled to open in Bristol in September 2007.
Mr. Milburn: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) teachers, (b) teaching assistants and (c) support staff were employed in Darlington local education authority schools in each year since 1992. 
Jim Knight: The following table provides the number of full-time equivalent teachers, teaching assistants and support staff employed in local authority maintained schools in Darlington local authority, January 1998 to 2006.
Darlington local authority was created as a unitary authority with responsibilities for education on 1 April 1997. Prior to this date figures for Darlington were included in Durham local authority figures and are not available separately.
|Full-time equivalent number of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff employed in maintained schools in Darlington and former Durham local authorities January 1992 to 2006|
|January||Teachers( 1)||Teaching assistants( 2)||Support staff( 2,3)||Teachers( 1)||Teaching assistants( 2)||Support staff( 2,3)|
|(1) DfES annual survey of teachers in service and teacher vacancies (618g).|
(2)Annual School Census.
(3 )Support staff figures include teaching assistants numbers.
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
Matthew Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) rural and (b) urban (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in (1) Cornwall, (2) the south west and (3) England there were in each year since 1979. 
|Maintained primary and secondary schools( 1: ) Number of schools by urban/rural classification( 2 ) Position in January each year: 1999 to 2006|
|Number of schools|
|Rural( 3)||Urban( 4)||Total||Rural( 3)||Urban( 4)||Total|
|Number of schools|
|Rural( 3)||Urban( 4)||Unknown( 5)||Total||Rural( 3)||Urban( 4)||Total( 5)|
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