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Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what representations he has received on the (a) balance and (b) accuracy of the content of the (i) Passport to the European Union and (ii) The EU: whats in it for me booklets for 10 to 12-year-olds, produced by the European Commission. 
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what distribution of the (a) Passport to the European Union and (b) The EU: whats in it for me booklets for 10 to 12-year-olds, produced by the European Commission there has been to schools in England; and how many of each have been distributed. 
Jim Knight: These booklets are produced and distributed on request by the European Commission Representation in the UK. This Department has not been involved in the distribution. I am therefore unable to provide distribution figures.
Helen Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much capital funding for educational-related projects his Department allocated to Warrington Borough Council for 2007-08. 
Jim Knight: Warrington local authority was allocated £9.2 million of capital support in 2007-08 for investment in school projects. A further £43.5 million of capital support has been allocated for school projects for the period 2008-09 to 2010-11. In addition, Warrington is currently receiving capital support, which will total £23.8 million, through the BSF one-school pathfinder scheme to renew one of its secondary schools with high building need.
Also, in 2007-08, the Youth Capital fund committed £0.11 million towards Warrington council, in addition to an Option for ExcellenceICT capital grant of £0.03 million. Lastly, £1.64 million was allocated in relation to Sure Start child care centres.
Beverley Hughes: The YJB performance statistics for 2006/07 show that young people aged between 15 and 17-years-old in juvenile young offender institutions (YOIs) received an average of 26 hours education, training and employment (ETE) activity per week.
Beverley Hughes: The Youth Justice Board requires that young people (aged 15-17 years old) in the juvenile prison estate receive 25 hours of learning, training and personal development activity per week. The YJB performance statistics for 2006/07 show that young people received an average of 26 hours per week.
For young adult offenders in Young Offender Institutions (i.e. 18-20 year olds), the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) started to implement an integrated Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) across England from August 2005. The LSCs providers are required to deliver the service set out in the Offenders Learning Journey which specifies minimum standards for education and vocational training for offenders in Young Offender Institutions.
Mrs. Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 8 May 2008, Official Report, column 1139W, on extended schools, how many and what proportion of secondary schools provided the full core offer of extended services in each year for which figures are available. 
Beverley Hughes: The following table shows the number and proportion of secondary schools providing access to the full core offer of services from 2006 onwards. These figures are derived from the TDA database based on returns from local authorities.
|Number of secondary schools providing access to the full core offer||Percentage of secondary schools providing access to the full core offer|
There are many other secondary schools which are already providing access to parts of the core offer that are not yet included in these figures. Monthly variations can occur, resulting in figures going down as well as up, for example as a result of local school reorganisations.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what forecasts of the demand and supply for primary school places (a) his Department and (b) other agencies for which he is responsible have published in the last three years; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: The Department does not publish forecasts of the demand and supply for primary school places. LAs prepare their own pupil number forecasts based on local knowledge and the Department collects this information on an annual basisfive years ahead at primary level and seven years ahead at secondary level. The Department does not publish the data but LAs may publish their own forecasts.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what information his Department holds on the (a) demand for and (b) supply of primary school places in each London borough in each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. 
The Department collects information from each local authority on the supply of school places through an annual survey. The most recent data available are for 2007. The number of school places was not collected in 2002 to allow for a change in the method of assessing school capacity. Currently the number
of school places is calculated using the net capacity method of assessment which was introduced in 2003. Prior to 2003 the capacity of a school was calculated using the MOE (More Open Enrolment) method.
The available information on the number of pupils in schools in each local authority is derived from data
collected via the School Census and is published annually by the Department.
|Maintained primary schools( 1) : number of school places and headcount of pupils( 2) , 1998, 2001, 2003, 2007 , London local authority areas|
|Number of school places( 3)||Number of pupils||Number of school places( 3)||Number of pupils||Number of school places( 3)||Number of pupils||Number of school places( 3)||Number of pupils|
|(1) Includes middle schools as deemed.|
(2) Pupil numbers exclude dually registered pupils.
(3) Capacity of school was calculated using the MOE (More Open Enrolment) method prior to 2003.
(4) Number of school places is calculated using the net capacity method of assessment, which was introduced in 2003.
Surplace Places Survey
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