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Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of pupils in maintained schools were entered for individual science GCSE examinations in (a) biology, (b) chemistry and (c) physics in each year since 1992. 
Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of (a) maintained, (b) specialist science, (c) grammar and (d) independent schools offered triple science GCSE courses in physics, chemistry and biology in each year since 1992. 
Jim Knight: The Department does not hold information on which subjects are offered by schools. However, the Department aims to encourage all schools to make triple science available to all pupils who could benefit. The Learning and Skills Network is providing practical support and guidance to schools on triple science.
Specifically, by September 2008 all pupils achieving at least level 6+ at key stage 3 will be entitled to study triple science GCSE, for example through collaborative arrangements with other schools, further education colleges and universities; and all specialist science schools will offer triple science at least to all pupils achieving level 6+ at the end of key stage 3.
Furthermore, we will expect all engineering and technology colleges to offer triple science from September 2009; and all mathematics and computing colleges to offer triple science from September 2010.
Mr. Burns: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many complaints were made against children's social services departments in West Chelmsford constituency in the latest period for which figures are available. 
each representation/complaint received;
the outcome of each, that is, the decisions made in response to the representation/complaint and any action to be taken; and
whether there was compliance with the time limits.
Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2008, Official Report, columns 187-88W, on teachers: pay, how many staff in local authority maintained schools were employed as (a) teachers, (b) teaching assistants and (c) support staff in (i) 1996-97 and (ii) 2007-08 in (A) Vale of York constituency and (B) England. 
Jim Knight: The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff employed in local authority maintained schools in the Vale of York constituency and England, January 1997 and 2008.
|Full-time equivalent teachers( 1) , teaching assistants( 2) and support staff( 3) in local authority maintained schools y ears: 1997 and 2008 , c overage: Vale of York constituency and England|
|(1) Includes qualified and unqualified teachers.|
(2) Teaching assistants include teaching assistants, special needs support staff and minority ethnic pupil support staff.
(3) Includes teaching assistants.
(4) Source: School Census.
(5) Source: Annual Survey of Teachers in Service and Teacher Vacancies, 618g.
1. Excludes academies and city technology colleges.
2. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.