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John Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent representations he has received from Nottinghamshire County Council on the future of three to 18 schools in Nottinghamshire. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson: None. The planning of education provision in an area is the responsibility of the local authority (LA). Where LAs propose to make changes to local school provision, including closures, opening new schools and other alterations, they must follow a statutory process, which includes consultation with all those likely to be affected by the proposals. These are then decided under established local decision making arrangements. Ministers have no direct role in the process.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children in (a) York, (b) North Yorkshire, (c) Yorkshire and the Humber and (d) England have received assistance with the cost of travel to school in each year since 1979. 
John Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what estimate his Department has made of the average distance travelled to school by secondary school pupils using school buses to reach their catchment area school. 
The CVA measure is a statistical means of assessing the relative effectiveness of a school and of measuring pupil progress. It shows how a school's results compare with the results achieved by similar pupils in other schools.
A school level CVA measure must always be interpreted alongside the confidence intervals (CI). Schools where the lower CI is above 1,000 represent schools where pupils on average made significantly more progress than pupils nationally, while schools where the upper CI is below 1,000 represent schools where pupils made significantly less progress.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Ruislip-Northwood of 27 January 2009, Official Report, column 467W, on 10 Downing Street: repairs and maintenance, how much has been spent in the last 24 months on the refurbishment of lavatories in 10 Downing Street. 
Angela E. Smith: Information on capital expenditure in 2007-08 and 2008-09 on improving Cabinet Office buildings, including the Downing street estate are included in the annual Cabinet Office resource accounts. Copies are available in the Library of the House.
Angela E. Smith: The members of the selection panel are: Angela Sarkis (chair on panel, member of Capacitybuilders Board), Titus Alexander (Novas Scarman), Rachael Stokes (NCVO) and Jessica Ellis (Capacitybuilders)
As this is an action research programme, short listing decisions were based largely on ensuring that the projects proceeding to the next stage of selection include a spread of; geographic location, the marginalised group which is the focus of the campaign, and the age, size and turnover of the nominated organisation. Not being short listed should in no way be seen as a judgment on the campaign's significance or potential.
The final programme will support up to 30 organisations through a package of grant funding, mentoring, peer support and training. The panel will meet again in
October 2009 to make the final selection, which will again be based upon maintaining a diverse range of projects. Initial research findings will be available in spring 2010.
Mr. Maude: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what (a) questions and (b) answer categories (i) used in the 2001 Census and (ii) to be used in the 2011 Census were not included in the 1991 Census. 
As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking what (a) questions and (b) answer categories used in the (i) 2001 and (ii) 2011 Census were not included in the 1991 Census. (290699).
The following were the questions and answer categories included in the 2001 Census that were not included in the 1991 Census:
provision of unpaid care
time since last worked
type of landlord
lowest floor level of accommodation
size of workforce at place of work
The format of the 2001 Census questionnaire was different in many ways from that used in the 1991 Census. For example, the Relationship question in 2001 had specific tick-boxes for each of the several types of relationship which in 1991 would have been recorded by the write-in facility under the category 'other relative'.
The ethnic group question was much expanded and included: specific response categories for 'British' and 'Irish' under the 'White' heading; three specific response tick-boxes under a new 'Mixed' heading; and write-in categories under each of the main headings.
The questions on educational and professional qualification were also expanded to include several specific tick-box categories rather than write-in responses.
Some slight changes were also made to the response categories in the questions on Marital status, Students term-time address, Usual address one year ago, Economic activity in the week before the census. Type of accommodation.
The proposals for the 2011 Census have not yet been approved by Parliament. The draft Census Order which contains details of the questions to be asked in the 2011 Census is scheduled be laid before Parliament in October. The proposals for questions for the 2011 Census were set out in the White Paper Helping to shape tomorrow (Cm 7513) published and laid before Parliament on 11 December 2008, and which is available on the ONS website at:-
The White Paper proposes new questions on Type of central heating, Number of bedrooms, National identity, Type of passport held, Date of entry into the UK and Intended length of stay (for non-UK born). Language and Second residence.
You may also be interested to see the questionnaire to be used for the 2009 Census Rehearsal on 11 October which is available on the ONS website at:-
If you would like a paper copy of the 1991 Census and 2001 Census questionnaires we would be happy to send them to you.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many deaths attributed to the use of each illegal drug there have been in each region in each year since 2000; and if she will make a statement. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many deaths attributed to the use of each illegal drug there have been in each region in each year since 2000. (290826)
Drugs classified under the Misuse of Drugs Act (1971) are termed 'controlled substances', and unlawful possession of a controlled substance is illegal, as is possession with intent to supply. Lawful possession of a controlled substance would include when the drug was in the possession of a person it had been prescribed to. It is not possible to ascertain from information collected at death certification whether a drug was obtained lawfully or not.
The table attached provides the total number of drug misuse deaths, and the number of drug misuse deaths where selected controlled substances were mentioned on the death certificate, in each government office region in England from 2000 to 2008 (the latest year available).
There are over 400 controlled substances listed under the Misuse of Drugs Act (1971). Figures have been provided for those substances, or categories of substances, most commonly associated with drug misuse deaths.
|Table 1. Numbers of deaths related to drug misuse,( 1) and numbers of deaths related to drug misuse where selected controlled substances were mentioned on the death certificate,( 2,3,4,5) government, office regions in England,( 6) 2000-08( 7)|
|(1) Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) for the year 2000, and the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) from 2001 onwards. Deaths were included where the underlying cause was due to drug poisoning (shown in Box 1 following) and where a drug controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 was mentioned on the death certificate.|
(2) Some deaths may be counted in more than one category. For example if heroin and cocaine are recorded on the death certificate, the death would be counted once under each substance. Where more than one drug is mentioned on the death certificate, it is not possible to tell which was primarily responsible for the death.
(3) Heroin breaks down in the body to morphine, and the latter may be detected at post mortem and recorded on the death certificate. Therefore, a combined figure for deaths where heroin or morphine was mentioned on the death certificate is given.
(4) The figures for deaths associated with cocaine include those associated with crack cocaine.
(5) The figure for all amphetamines includes deaths mentioning MDMA/Ecstasy.
(6) Based on boundaries as of 2009.
(7) Figures for deaths registered in 2008 are provisional.
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