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To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the economic inactivity rate was of each (a) parliamentary constituency in Northern Ireland in
each of the last 20 years and (b) electoral ward in Northern Ireland in the latest year for which figures are available. 
Chris Ruane: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate has been made of the number of 18 to 30-year-olds in each ward in Northern Ireland in the last year for which figures are available; and what percentage of the population they represented in each case. 
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the answer of 10 November 2009, Official Report, column 342W, on children: databases, what the mandatory training for authorised users and administrators referred to comprises. 
'Introduction to ContactPoint:' This module explores the background to ContactPoint and why it has been developed. It explains: what ContactPoint does and how it will benefit children, young people, families and users; the role of ContactPoint in supporting the broader aims of helping children's services work together to meet the needs of individual children and young people; how ContactPoint manages data; and the role of users in using and maintaining the system.
'The Using ContactPoint module,' which covers: accessing ContactPoint from the web application browser; editing certain personal details; changing passwords and security questions; gaining mediated access to ContactPoint; an explanation of how ContactPoint assembles the most current and reliable record for each child; and searching for and retrieving ContactPoint records.
There are also three additional sections that are optional, depending on the specific role of the user and local working practices: creating and updating records; requesting and removing a shield; and archiving data.
'The Understanding your Responsibilities' module which covers: the safe and secure use of ContactPoint; what constitutes appropriate and inappropriate use;
users' responsibilities under the Data Protection Act in relation to ContactPoint; an explanation of how ContactPoint usage is monitored; and the penalties for misuse.
In addition to all of the core modules, users working in data administration and user management, ContactPoint managers and ContactPoint trainers will also complete one specialist module appropriate to their role.
Mr. Oaten: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the answer of 11 November 2009, Official Report, column 507W, on children: international co-operation, what arrangements there are for the UK to report to UNESCO its progress on the promotion of education to foster a culture of peace and non-violence. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson [holding answer 30 November 2009]: There are no specific arrangements to report on progress and we understand that UNESCO has not sent any requests for information on the resolution to the UK Government.
Joan Ryan: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children's centres there were in (a) Enfield North constituency and (b) the London Borough of Enfield in each year since 1997. 
|London borough of Enfield||Enfield North constituency|
Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what estimate he has made of the (a) costs and (b) likelihoods for parents of multiple-birth children in placing their children in the same early years setting; 
The Government recognise that most parents would prefer siblings, including multiple birth children, to be in the same child care setting. Local authorities have a duty to ensure there is sufficient provision in their area, but this does not necessarily ensure that the specific needs and preferences of families can always be met. The availability of places within individual settings will depend on their occupancy levels
and other factors. The Government make significant funding available annually (a substantial part of the £4 billion per year currently spent on under-fives education and care) to ensure that all children aged three and four have access to 12.5 hours free early education a week, rising to 15 hours in 2010.
For those working parents who pay for additional hours, provision is made through the child care element of working tax credit for parents of two or more children to receive a higher level of financial support than those with one child.
Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment he has made of the level of access which multiple-birth families have to swimming pools and playgrounds; and if he will issue guidance to providers on the matter. 
Sport England has advised that they provide two design guidance documents on their website which set out best practice advice on access arrangement to swimming pools. These documents can be accessed here:
The Swimming Pool Design document outlines the basic principles and concepts of good swimming pool design aimed at those involved in facility development. The Swimming Pools Checklist document is a checklist for reviewing swimming pool projects during development applicable to both new and refurbishment projects, cross referred to Swimming Pool Design Guidance Notes.
DCSF have advised, with regards to playgrounds, that they have made a substantial investment in providing all children and young people with safe and stimulating places to play. The Play Strategy, launched in December 2008, sets out Government's commitment to invest £235 million to deliver 3500 new or refurbished play areas, plus 30 staffed adventure playgrounds, by 2011.
Local authorities are required to consult with children, young people, families (regardless of the number of children within them) and the wider community to ensure that their views are at the heart of the design and development of these play areas in their local neighbourhoods. These play areas should be fully inclusive and accessible for all children, including those with disabilities and should offer open access play opportunities, in which children and young people are generally free to independently come and go as they please, and be free of charge.
Mr. Kemp: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) out-of-school and (b) holiday play schemes for children there were in (i) Houghton and Washington East constituency and (ii) Sunderland in each of the last five years. 
Dawn Primarolo: Table 1 shows the number of out of school clubs in Sunderland local authority in each of the last five years for which data were collected. The last year that Ofsted collected information on out of school clubs was 2008 as changes in legislation meant that new categories were introduced for the collection of child care data. Information on the number of holiday play schemes is not available as Ofsted do not collect these data. Information is not collected at parliamentary constituency level.
|Table 1: Number( 1, 2 ) of out of school clubs for children under eight years of age , p osition at 31 March each year|
|Sunderland local authority|
|(1) Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10. (2) Data source: Ofsted.|
Joan Ryan: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what estimate he has made of the number of young people who have taken up a learning place under the September guarantee for school leavers in (a) Enfield North constituency and (b) the London borough of Enfield in 2009. 
Mr. Iain Wright:
Information collected by Connexions services shows that 3,197 16-year-olds and 2,295 17-year-olds educated in the London borough of Enfield received
an offer of a place in learning in 2009. Information on the number of 16-year-old school leavers who took up their offers will be available in February 2010. Separate figures are not available for Enfield North.
We have taken decisive action to strengthen existing provision and put in place new support, training and jobs for young people, and have announced plans to build on this by guaranteeing every 16 and 17-year-old who is NEET in January 2010 an offer of an entry to employment place, and the education maintenance allowance to go with this. This will ensure that those who were unable to accept an offer under the September Guarantee due to illness or personal circumstances, or who have become NEET since September, receive a further opportunity to reengage quickly in learning.
Mr. Timpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children in (a) Crewe and Nantwich constituency and (b) Cheshire East local authority area have been identified as gifted and talented since 2007. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson: Through the School Census schools are asked to confirm the number of gifted and talented pupils they have identified. The following tables provide data on how many children have been identified as gifted and talented in the January census since 2007 in the Crewe and Nantwich constituency and Cheshire East local authority area.
|Maintained primary schools( 1) : Number and percentage( 2) of gifted and talented pupils( 3,4)|
|State funded secondary schools( 1,5) : Number and percentage of gifted and talented pupils( 2,3)|
|(1) Includes middle schools as deemed|
(2) The number of gifted and talented pupils expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in the same cohort.
(3) Headcount of pupils.
(4) Excludes dual registrations.
(5) Includes CTCs and Academies.
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