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Mr. Willetts: To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what guidance his Department provides to (a) teacher-training institutions and (b) schools on the use of Brain Gym with pupils. 
We do not prescribe the design of Initial Teacher Training programmes or give guidance on any specific training aids that may be used to deliver those programmes. Programme design is at the providers discretion, as long as it complies with the requirements for Initial Teacher Training, set out in guidance from the Training and Development Agency for Schools.
Gillian Merron: The Department for International Development (DFID) has recruited a total of 12 staff over the age of 55 during the last three years. The number of such staff recruited, for each year since 2005, is shown in the following table.
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Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what support the Government have provided to developing countries for water and sanitation improvements since 1997. 
Mr. Thomas: ( )DFID statistics on water and sanitation disbursement cover the period from 2000( )onward and were £165 million in 2000-01; £152 million in 2001-02; £146 million in( )2002-03; £225 million in 2003-04; £240 million in 2004-05; and £242 million in 2005-06.( )A detailed breakdown of DFID support for the water sector over the last five years can( )be found in the two reports titled Financial Support to the Water Sector 2002 to 2004 and( )Financial Support to the Water Sector 2004 to 2006, prepared for DFID by WS Atkins( )Plc. Both have been placed in the House of Commons Library.
Mr. Thomas: ( )The UK Government are a strong supporter of the growing fair and ethical( )trade sector. The Department for International Development has provided( )almost £12 million to promote fair and ethical trade initiatives since 1997.( )We recently announced a new £1.2 million grant to the Fairtrade Labelling( )Organisation to scale up Fairtrade labelling, particularly in the poorest( )countries.
We are also keen to encourage the private sector to do more to proactively( )source goods from developing countries. To support this DFID has( )launched a £2 million Food Retail Industry Challenge Fund (FRICH). This( )will support innovative business models that will help bring millions of( )farmers into profitable fair trading relationships with UK shoppers.
Patrick Mercer: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many people have been deployed by the Stabilisation Unit in (a) Nepal, (b) Iraq, (c) Afghanistan, (d) Lebanon and (e) Sudan. 
Mr. Douglas Alexander: The Stabilisation Unit has, since its establishment, deployed a mix of its own staff, individual experts from its database and individuals from consultancy firms. The total number of personnel who have been deployed to each country as at 29 February 2008 are:
Helping to design the criteria and allocation mechanisms for the SAF;
Advising on priorities for SAF funding in Afghanistan and Iraq;
Helping to design some specific SAF programmes, and;
Providing civilian experts to deliver some SAF programmes.
The exact allocation of responsibility for managing SAF funds has yet to be determined and will depend on the final design of the programmes. Stabilisation Unit core funding will not be a charge to the SAF.
Mr. Gerald Howarth:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the comprehensive spending review 2007, if he will place in the Library a copy of the methodology and calculations that provide the
basis for his statement that defence expenditure will rise by 1.5 per cent. in real terms between 2008-09 and 2010-11. 
Sarah Teather: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many (a) mobile telephones, (b) personal digital assistants and (c) laptop computers issued to departmental staff were reported (i) lost, (ii) missing and (iii) stolen in each year since 2001. 
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Mr. Swire: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his Department will (a) follow the Internet Content Rating Association (ICRA) guidelines and (b) display ICRAs label on the websites for which it is responsible. 
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