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Mr. Hendrick: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what record his Department holds of the number of women in Preston who have visited an information and communications technology training centre in order to gain return to work skills in each year since 1997. 
Kevin Brennan: Table 1 shows participation by females in LSC-funded learning, within the information and communications technology (ICT) sector subject area. Information is given from 2005/06 onwards, the earliest year for which we have comparable information.
|Table 1: Females on courses in the information and communications technology sector subject area, Preston parliamentary constituency|
|Further education enrolments||Apprenticeship starts||Train to gain starts|
|(1)( )Figure of less than five.|
Individualised learner record
1. FE and train to gain figures for 2008/09 are not directly comparable to earlier years as the introduction of demand led funding has changed how data is collected and how funded learners are defined from 2008/09 onwards. More information on demand led funding is available at:
2. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
3. Figures for Preston parliamentary constituency are based on home postcode of the learner.
4. Figures for further education include further education, adult and community learning, University for Industry.
5. Figures for further education are based on aims/enrolments-an aim will be counted in every year for which a learner is participating on that course. A learner may participate on more than one aim.
The allocation of £69 million in 2006-07 includes £29.2 million for a One School Pathfinder for the Building Schools for the Future programme. The allocation of £52.8 million in 2009-10 includes £5.9 million brought forward from 2010-11.
Prior to 2004-05, the only capital funding allocation to Gloucestershire for children, families or youth provision other than schools was a grant of £2.3 million in 1999-2000 to develop the local Sure Start local programme up to 2005-06. The allocations from 2004-05 onwards are in the following table.
Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will set out, with statistical information as closely related to Chorley constituency as possible, the effect on that constituency of the policies of his Department and its predecessors since 1997. 
Mr. Coaker: Since 1997 the Government have transformed education and childcare with improved outcomes for children and young people. Figures showing the improvement in performance at key stage 2 and at GCSE and equivalents in Chorley are given in the following tables:
|Key stage 2 results of 11 year old pupils attending schools in the Chorley constituency|
|Percentage of pupils gaining level 4 and above|
|1997||2009( 3)||Percentage point improvement 1997 to 2009|
|(1) Pupils attending schools in Chorley constituency|
(2) The average for all schools in England
(3) Revised data
|GCSE and equivalents( 1) results for pupils( 2) attending schools in the Chorley constituency|
|Percentage of pupils gaining :||1997||2009( 3)||Percentage point improvement 1997 to 2009|
|(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.
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils were being educated in schools of more than (a) 400, (b) 500, (c) 600 and (d) 700 pupils in (i) 1997 and (ii) 2003. 
|All schools: number of pupils by size of school( 1) as at January each year-in England|
|Pupils attending all schools||Pupils attending schools with >400 pupils||% of pupils attending schools with >400 pupils||Pupils attending schools with >500 pupils||% of pupils attending schools with >500 pupils||Pupils attending schools with >600 pupils||% of pupils attending schools with >600 pupils||Pupils attending schools with >700 pupils||% of pupils attending schools with >700 pupils|
|(1) Includes solely registered pupils and pupils with other providers (Pupil Referral Units only).|
(2) Includes middle schools as deemed.
(3) Includes City Technology Colleges and Academies.
(4) Includes General Hospital Schools.
(5) Includes Direct Grant nurseries.
Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
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