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Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many maintained schools paid their head teachers more than (a) £80,000, (b) £90,000, (c) £100,000, (d) £110,000 and (e) £120,000 in the latest year for which figures are available. 
The following table provides the number of local authority maintained school leadership teachers paid more than £80,000, £90,000, £100,000, £110,000 and £120,000 in March 2007 the latest information available.
|Local authority maintained schools leadership( 1) teachers by annual salary: March 2007( 2) Coverage: England and Wales|
|(1 )Includes head, deputy and assistant head teachers.|
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
Database of Teacher Records
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what percentage of school pupils had (a) statemented, (b) non-statemented and (c) no special educational needs in each of the last five years. 
|Statemented SEN pupils, non-statemented SEN pupils and pupils with no SEN as a proportion of all pupils in all schools( 1, 2) Position in January each year 2004-08: England|
|(1) Excluding dually registered pupils.|
(2) Including general hospital schools but note that data for pupils with SEN without statements is not collected from these schools. Incidence rates are not significantly affected.
(3) Incidence of pupilsthe number of pupils with statements expressed as a proportion of the number of pupils on roll.
(4) Incidence of pupilsthe number of pupils with SEN without statements expressed as a proportion of pupils on roll.
(5) Incidence of pupilsthe number of pupils with no SEN expressed as a proportion of pupils on roll.
Totals may not appear to equal the sum of the component parts because numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
Figures on SEN pupils with and without statements are taken from tables 1a and 1b of the Statistical First Release on Special Educational Needs in England: January 2008, accessible via the following link:
Mr. Walker: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will commission research on the effect of cannabis use on academic outcomes; and if he will make a statement. 
Beverley Hughes: We are committed to tackling all of the harms associated with cannabis use, including poor school performance or disengagement from education. Although there is no specific research currently planned on the effects of cannabis use on academic outcomes, we will keep this under review as part of our work in relation to developing a cross-Government drugs research strategy. Through delivery of the National Drugs Strategy we will continue to drive the sustained fall in cannabis use amongst young people that we have experienced since 2001.
Mr. Walker: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what support is available from his Department to schools which wish to introduce voluntary drug testing; and if he will make a statement. 
The Department's guidance, Drugs: Guidance for Schools (DFES 2004) makes it clear that head teachers can introduce voluntary drug testing if they consider that such an approach is appropriate. It is essential that before a school takes the decision to introduce drug testing that it considers very carefully all of the factors outlined in the guidance, including whether such action will result in appropriate support for pupils
most in need. In deciding whether to use this approach, schools are encouraged to consult with local partners, such as the police, who may be able to offer advice and support.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many selective state secondary schools there are in (a) England, (b) Leicestershire and (c) Leicester East constituency. 
Jim Knight: There are 164 local authority maintained secondary schools that select by ability in England. There are no such schools in the Leicestershire local authority area, nor in the Leicester East parliamentary constituency.
John Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what proportion of local authority business growth incentive scheme funding is not spent directly on assisting local businesses. 
John Healey: Funding under the local authority business growth incentive scheme is paid as an unringfenced grant. Information about how the money is spent is not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the supplementary memorandum from the Valuation Office Agency presented to the Treasury Select Committee, dated 29 October 2008, which amendments to the council tax valuation lists involving movements to a lower band were made in each billing authority in each of the years to March (a) 2006, (b) 2007 and (c) 2008. 
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance she has given to local authorities on the calculation of baseline footprints for the Carbon Reduction Commitment. 
On Thursday 12 March the Government published a consultation on the Draft Order to implement the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). As part of the consultation package of documents, DECC published a user guide which includes guidance on how scheme participants might calculate the emissions baseline.
The baseline year for CRC is 1 April 2010-31 March 2011. Prior to the baseline period commencing, the scheme administrators will publish detailed guidance on how scheme participants should calculate their emission baseline.
John Healey: The Local Government Act 2000 allowed local authorities whose area had a population of less than 85,000 on 30 June 1999 to adopt a reformed, streamlined committee system of governance instead of adopting governance arrangements with an executive. We understand that the following councils currently operate such a system:
Alnwick district council
Babergh district council
Barrow-in-Furness borough council
Berwick-upon-Tweed borough council
Brentwood borough council
Bridgnorth district council
Broxbourne borough council
Castle Morpeth borough council
Christchurch borough council
Corby borough council
Craven district council
Daventry district council
East Cambridgeshire district council
East Dorset district council
East Northamptonshire district council
Ellesmere Port and Neston borough council
Epsom and Ewell borough council
Forest Heath district council
Forest of Dean district council
Gosport borough council
Harlow district council
Kennet district council
Maldon district council
Malvern Hills district council
Melton borough council
Mid Suffolk district council
North Cornwall district council
North Warwickshire borough council
Oadby and Wigston borough council
Penwith district council
Purbeck district council
Ribble Valley borough council
Richmondshire district council
Runnymede borough council
Ryedale district council
Selby district council
South Derbyshire district council
South Shropshire district council
Tandridge district council
Teesdale district council.
Tewkesbury borough council
Torridge district council
Tynedale district council
Uttlesford district council
Wear Valley district council
Wellingborough borough council
West Lindsey district council
Weymouth and Portland borough council
West Devon borough council
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