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Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what estimate he has made of the average annual change in earnings of teachers who were continuously employed in the teaching system between 1997 and 2008; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: Provisional information on the average salary of teachers is available to March 2006. Between April 1997 and March 2006, the average gross salary increase for full-time regular qualified teachers in the local authority maintained sector in England and Wales, who were recorded as being in continuous service during the period, was 73.2 per cent. in cash terms. Taking a simple average across this nine-year period gives an average annual increase of 8.1 per cent.
The figure provided is for teachers of all grades and the salaries, and include all allowances. They are as recorded in March of each year and are from the Database of Teachers Records. Teachers were included
where their service was shown as continuous during the period 1 April 1997 and 31 March 2006. In a small number of cases, some of this service may have been completed outside of the local authority maintained sector. Only salaries paid inside the sector have been used in the calculation of the average salary increase.
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 28 April 2008, Official Report, column 250W, on teachers: training, how much has been allocated for spending on the national strategies programmes in each year from 2008-09 to 2011-12; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: The expected spending on the National Strategies programmes for the period 2008-09 to 2010-11 will be in the region of £488 million, £525 million and £561 million respectively. The increased spending reflects the phased roll-out of the Every Child a Reader, Every Child Counts and Every Child a Writer intervention programmes for children in primary schools.
Adam Price: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many churches in Wales have been listed in connection with the chancel repair liability provisions of the Land Registration Act 2002. 
Mr. Wills: Land Registry does not hold this information in the form requested. Under the Land Registration Act 2002 (Transitional Provisions)(No2) Order 2003, a right in respect of the repair of a church chancel operates as an overriding interest in the case of both first registrations and registerable dispositions.
Land Registry does not keep specific records of the number of successful applications made for an entry in respect of this particular liability. It is able to obtain some information by a search of its computerised register database but this information is not conclusive because of the different ways in which the liability is disclosed and consequently either noted in the register or protected by way of a caution against first registration. Information that is held by Land Registry identifies the registered title of one property in Wales that contains an entry in respect of the liability. However, there may be others that could not be identified without a detailed search of each register of title to land in Wales.
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Mr. Wills: In the Governance of Britain Green Paper, the Government set out a long-term aim to investigate the potential benefits of remote electronic voting and to take advantage of developing communication technologies to provide increased accessibility, flexibility and choice in the way people vote.
Mrs. Moon: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many youth offending team inspections found that young offenders were sharing transport with adult prisoners in each of the last three years, broken down by establishment; and if he will make a statement. 
Escort contractors retain information by contractual year; September to August. No records are kept on the number of young adult prisoners (aged 18 to 20 years) sharing transport with adult prisoners, as this is permitted under the contracts.
Juvenile prisoners (aged 15 to 17 years) and adult prisoners should not travel in the same vehicle except in special circumstances, for example when the delay in waiting for a separate vehicle is not in the best interests of the individual. Where juvenile and adult prisoners travel in the same vehicle they are escorted onto the vehicle separately, segregated while on the vehicle and a custody officer remains in the back of the vehicle throughout the journey to ensure their welfare.
|Period||Number of occasions juvenile prisoners shared transport with adult prisoners||Total number of juvenile prisoners escorted|
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many times physical interventions were used in secure training centres for the purposes of restraint (a) in total and (b) in each year since 2000, broken down by establishment; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Hanson: The following table sets out the number of recorded restrictive physical interventions in secure training centres 1 April 2007 to March 2008. The data have been provided by the Youth Justice Board.
Mrs. Moon: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many youth offending team inspections expressed concern relating to pharmacy management and loss of medication in each of the last three years, broken down by establishment; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Hanson: Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) are not responsible for pharmacy in secure establishments, and this issue is not addressed in YOT inspections. This is a matter for Her Majestys Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP).
The information requested on inspections of YOIs in England which raised concerns about local pharmacy management is shown in the table. No report expressed concern on loss of medication during the last three years.
|Establishment YOIs in England||Years of reports in which recommendations were made regarding pharmacy issues: 2005-07|
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