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Fiona Mactaggart: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will set out, with statistical information related as directly as possible to the Slough constituency, the effects on Slough of the policies and actions of his Department and its predecessors since 2000. 
Mr. Coaker: Since 2000 the Government have transformed education and child care with improved outcomes for children and young people. Figures showing the improvement in performance at Key Stage 2 and at GCSE and equivalents in Slough are given in the following tables:
|Key stage 2 results of 11-year-old pupils attending schools in the Slough constituency|
|Percentage of pupils gaining level 4 and above||2000||2009( 1)||Percentage point improvement 2000-09|
|(1) Revised data. (2) Pupils attending schools in Slough constituency. (3) The average for all schools in England.|
|GCSE and equivalents( 1) results for pupils( 2 ) attending schools in the Slough constituency|
|Percentage of pupils gaining||2000||2009( 3)||Percentage point improvement 2000-09|
|Percentage of pupils gaining||2005||2009( 3)||Percentage point improvement 2005-09|
|(1) From 2004 results incorporate GCSEs, GNVQs and a range of other qualifications approved pre-16. Prior to 2004 results are based on GCSEs and GNVQs only. (2) From 2006 figures are for pupils at the end of key stage 4. Prior to 2006 results are based on pupils aged 15. (3) Revised data.|
Information available at constituency level includes the number of specialist schools, number of operational academies, number of teaching assistants and other support staff, number of teachers and pupil:teacher ratios. Where information is not available at constituency level it has been provided at local authority level.
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the income of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (a) is in 2009-10 and (b) is expected to be in 2010-11 from (i) central Government grants, (ii) subscriptions from schools, (iii) private sector donations and (iv) other sources; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) is an independent registered charity which receives income from a variety of sources. My Department is not responsible for monitoring income derived from sources other than the Department. The grant committed by the Department to SSAT in 2009-10 is £15,419,982. SSAT is also free to bid for contracts advertised by the Department, and £20,692,700 is due to be paid in 2009-10 under contracts won by SSAT in open competition. We are not in a position to estimate SSAT's income from these sources in 2010-11 as grants are negotiated annually and SSAT may bid on the same basis as other organisations for any contract advertised by the Department on the open market.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Aylesbury of 16 October 2009, Official Report, column 1106W, on schools: vetting, whether local authorities will be compensated under the new burdens principle for the cost of registering councillors and council officers under the vetting and barring scheme. 
Dawn Primarolo: No; there are no new burdens costs. When ISA-registration becomes mandatory in November 2010 for people starting new posts in regulated activity, payment of the £64 registration fee will be the responsibility of the applicant, although employers may choose to pay on their behalf. The fee, which includes the cost of a Criminal Records Bureau enhanced disclosure, is payable just once in respect of working with children or vulnerable adults or both vulnerable groups. The applicant will then be registered for life if they so wish, unless they are barred from working with the vulnerable groups. The vetting and barring scheme will monitor continuously any information from the police, employers or other sources about registered persons, and the Independent Safeguarding Authority will bar them from working with children or vulnerable adults if they do anything that harms or poses a risk of harm to the vulnerable groups.
Mr. Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people aged between 16 and 18 have (a) been given and (b) breached an antisocial behaviour order in Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency in the last three years. 
Mr. Alan Campbell: Data on the number of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) issued, collected centrally by the Ministry of Justice are not available below Criminal Justice System (CJS) area level. A further breakdown could be ascertained only by reference to individual court files, which could be achieved only at disproportionate cost.
Data on breaches of ASBOs collected centrally by the Ministry of Justice and held on the Court Proceedings Database only count those occasions where the breach was proven in court to have occurred. These data are not compiled below CJS area level.
Mr. Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much funding his Department has allocated to initiatives to tackle antisocial behaviour in (a) the London borough of Bexley and (b) Greater London in each year since 2005. 
Mr. Alan Campbell: Since 2004-05, as with all other Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRPs), London borough of Bexley as well as each CDRP with Greater London was allocated £25,000 a year as a contribution towards funding an ASB Co-ordinator Post. In 2005-06, in England the antisocial co-ordinators grant was pooled within the Safer and Stronger Communities Fund. This pooled budget supported the delivery of outcomes and indicators relating to antisocial behaviour in local area agreements (LAAs). As of 2008-09 Home Office funding for local authorities to tackle antisocial behaviour now form part of the general Area Based Grant (ABG) paid by the Department of Communities and Local Government.
This funding has been renewed for the period 2008-11 and it is for local partnerships to agree how the grants received should be allocated against locally determined priorities, including tackling antisocial behaviour.
In addition, on 13 October 2009 the Home Secretary announced assistance to 62 priority areas where public perceptions of antisocial behaviour are highest. As London borough of Bexley is a priority area it receives support as well as funding to provide additions services to victims and witnesses of ASB. Another 17 areas in Greater London are also priority areas. In 2009-10, priority areas in Greater London, including London borough of Bexley received £268,000 and £400,000 to be allocated in 2010-11.
There is also wider funding which contributes towards the wider cross-Government strategy to tackle antisocial behaviour, including an additional £10 million announced on 20 November 2009 by the Department for Communities and Local Government to 130 local authorities to support the fight against antisocial behaviour. In addition, the Government are committed to diverting young people from crime and antisocial behaviour as demonstrated by our investment in universal services such as Sure Start Children's Centres, parenting support and positive activities as well as targeted work through the Youth Crime Action Plan (YCAP).
Mr. Alan Campbell: The arrests collection held by the Home Office covers arrests for recorded crime (notifiable offences) only, broken down at a main offence group level, covering categories such as violence against the person and robbery.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 21 October 2009, Official Report, column 1529W, on asylum: housing, how much funding was given to each of the 18 suppliers in each of the last three years; and how many asylum seeker households were housed by each supplier in each of those years. 
Mr. Woolas: The funding given to each of the 18 suppliers and number of households accommodated in the last three financial years is in the following tables. The figures have been taken from internal management information and the figures for provider spend have not been specifically audited independently. Financial figures have been rounded to one decimal point and numbers of households to the nearest 10. Household figures are only available as 'snapshots' and the table details the numbers on 31 March for each respective financial year. Populations decrease and increase during the course of any year.
|Accommodation cost 2006-09|
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