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Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what her most recent estimate is of the number of young people in Birmingham who have received assistance from the (a) Backing Young Britain and (b) Young Person's Guarantee programme. 
Jim Knight: Information on the number of young people who have received assistance from Backing Young Britain is not currently available; we are currently considering publication of relevant statistics at a future date.
Information on starts on the various elements of the Young Person's Guarantee is not currently available but will be made available later this year through a statistical release. This is normal practice for the Department's employment programmes and allows time for the information to be collected, understood, verified and reported.
Mr. Rob Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding has been allocated to each school in (a) Reading East constituency and (b) Berkshire under the Building Schools for the Future Scheme; and when he expects each grant to be paid to the relevant local education authority. 
School capital allocations are allocated at local authority level and no central records are maintained which distinguish between parliamentary constituencies. None of the authorities in Berkshire, including Reading, have yet entered the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. Therefore no BSF funding has been allocated to schools in these authorities. BSF projects are prioritised based on educational and social need and on a local authority's ability to provide robust evidence of their readiness to deliver. We are not yet able to say when the authorities will be invited to join
the programme. However, we are committed to seeing all local authorities enter the programme as soon as is practicable.
Mr. Andrew Turner:
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many Sure Start children's centres have been established (a) in each
district council area in Hampshire and (b) in the Isle of Wight in each year since the inception of the programme. 
Dawn Primarolo [holding answer 18 March 2010]: Table 1 details how many Sure Start children's centres have been established (a) in district councils in Hampshire and (b) the Isle of Wight in each year since the inception of the programme.
|Sure Start children's centres established (designated) each year|
|Local authority||Council||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||Sub Total||Children's centres mergers||Total|
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many Sure Start centres there are in Torbay constituency; and how many children are enrolled at such centres. 
Dawn Primarolo: There are a total of four designated Sure Start Children's Centres in Torbay constituency reaching over 2,600 children under five and their families. Reach area defines those children and families with the opportunity to access children's centres. Figures for the number of children under five and their families actually attending and using children's centres are not collected centrally.
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families whether the dates of publication of any regular statistics or reports by his Department have been affected by planning for the forthcoming general election. 
Mr. Coaker: On the announcement of a general election, the Cabinet Secretary issues guidance to Departments on their activities during the pre-election period. This will be published on the Cabinet Office website.
Mr. Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will publish the travel guidance issued to staff at each of his Department's non-departmental public bodies. 
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many young people from City of York constituency are in receipt of
education maintenance allowance; and what the average monetary value of such allowances is. 
I am writing in response to your Parliamentary Question 324222 that asked:
"How many young people from City of York constituency are in receipt of education maintenance allowance; and what the average monetary value of such allowance is."
Information on the number of young people who have received Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is available at Local Authority Level, but not at constituency level. EMA take-up is defined as young people who have received one or more EMA payments in the academic year.
EMA take-up for York Local Authority area in the 2009/10 academic year was, at the end of February, 1,520.
The York average is unavailable but the value of all weekly payments released to learners nationally is £27.69. These figures
comprise, historically, 80% of learners receiving £30, 10% of learners receiving £20 and the remaining 10% receiving £10.
EMA take-up data showing the number of young people who have received one or more EMA payments during 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07 and 2007/08 is available on the LSC website, at the following address:
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