To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much of his Department's £2.4 billion unspent capital funding at the end of the financial year 2008-09 referred to in the National Audit Office's report on financial management in his Department, HC 267, Session 2008-09, had been earmarked for early years capital programmes; for which such programmes such funding was earmarked; and whether that unspent funding will be carried over into future years. 
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Ms Diana R. Johnson:
The cumulative amount of the Department's unspent capital funding as at the end of the 2008-09 financial year relating to early years capital programmes is £363 million.
The Programmes that this affects is the delivery of Sure Start Children Centres, early years provision and childcare.
Unspent capital funding from prior financial years as well as 2008-09, is added to the Department's end of year flexibility (EYF).
Pupils: Special Educational Needs
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of schoolchildren with a special educational need was diagnosed with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson:
The available information for the four latest years (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006) can be found in Table 9 of the following links:
Information on type of special educational need is collected only for those pupils with statements of SEN or those at School Action Plus.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of maintained schools have identified the social and emotional aspects of learning as a key focus for their work with children; and if he will make a statement. 
Our latest figures for the implementation of the social and emotional aspects of learning programme in maintained schools show that 88 per cent. of primary schools and 63 per cent. of secondary schools in England were participating as at June 2009. Last year we set target participation rates for July 2009 of 90 per cent. for primary schools and 45 per cent. of secondary schools.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will assess the effects of school admissions policies based on residential location on social diversity among school pupils. 
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Ms Diana R. Johnson:
The Department published a bulletin in 2008 on The Composition of Schools in England which included data at local authority level to enable a comparison to be made between the socio-economic composition of a local authority area and the schools in the same area.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many school places there are in (a) Castle Point, (b) Thurrock, (c) Southend and (d) Essex. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson [holding answer 7 July 2009]: The Department collects information annually from each local authority on the capacity of all maintained mainstream schools, as part of the Surplus Places Survey. The most recent data available relate to the position at January 2008. The following table shows the overall capacity of schools within the constituency of Castle Point and the authorities of Thurrock, Southend and Essex.
Primary school capacity
Secondary school capacity
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding from each source fund of his Department's standards funds has been allocated in the last 12 months; and how much such funding he expects to be allocated in the next 12 months. 
The following table shows the Standards Fund allocations made to local authorities for 2008-09 and 2009-10 to date.
Standards Fund allocations to local authorities
School Development Grant(1)
School Lunch Grant
Ethnic Minority Achievement Grant
Targeted Improvement Grant(2)
Making Good Progress
1-2-1 Tuition and Participation Key Stage 2 early roll out(3)
Extended Schools Subsidy
Targeted Support for the Primary National Strategy
Targeted Support for the Secondary National Strategy
Extending and increasing flexibility of free entitlement for 3 to 4-year-olds
Playing for Success
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Key Stage 4 Engagement Programme
Total Revenue Grants
Capital Grants( 4)
Devolved Formula Capital
Building Schools for the Future (BSF)(5)
Primary Capital Programme
Targeted Capital Fund (TCF)Standards and Diversity
Targeted Capital Fund (TCF)One School Pathfinders
Targeted Capital Fund (TCF)Main Programme
Targeted Capital Fund (TCF)Kitchens
Targeted Capital Fund (TCF)Cookery in the Curriculum
Targeted Capital Fund (TCF)14-19 Diploma/SEN
Targeted Capital Fund (TCF)Specialist Sports Colleges(6)
Extended Schools (Capital)
Basic Need Safety Valve
City Learning Centres
Specialist Schools Capital
School Travel Plans(7)
Home Access for Targeted Groups 7
Total Capital Grants
(1 )Provisional allocation for 2009-10. Subject to change as a result of final pupil numbers. (2 )Further allocations to be made during 2009-10 as projects progress. (3 )Within Making Good Progress from 2009-10. (4 )From October 2009 the Department intends to transfer certain of its operational functions in relation to schools capital funding, including capital grant payments to local authorities, to Partnerships for Schools. (5) Full year spend for 2009-10 could reach £1,010 million (BSF) and £350 million (Framework Academies) if projects in the pipeline reach their expected milestones during the year. (6 )Part of TCF Standards and Diversity programme in 2008-09. (7 )Allocations for 2009-10 yet to be made. (8 )Home Access programme will be not routed through local authorities in 2009-10.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding from each source fund of the area-based grant scheme he expects to be allocated in the next 12 months. 
The following DCSF funding streams, totalling £1,305,693,127, will be paid as part of the area based grant in the 2009-10 financial year:
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School Development Grant (LA element)
Extended Schools Start-up Grant
Primary National Strategy (Central Coordination)
Secondary National Strategy (Central Coordination)
Secondary Behaviour and Attendance Central Coordination