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Support for All: The Families and Relationships

Mrs. Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding has been allocated to rolling-out free bookshop book packs as announced in Support for All: the Families and Relationships Green Paper to date. [318386]


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Dawn Primarolo: Funding for the Booktrust programme as referred to in Support for All: the Families and Relationships Green Paper is £18 million in 2009-11. This programme continues to provide free book packs to families with young children at six to nine months, 18 months and three years, each giving age-appropriate children's books and advice to parents and carers to promote shared reading, storytelling and rhymes in the home.

Sure Start Programme

Mrs. Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many Sure Start children's centres there are in each (a) parliamentary constituency, (b) region and (c) local authority area. [325026]

Dawn Primarolo: Table 1 gives the numbers of designated Sure Start children's centres in each Government office region and table 2 the numbers of children's centres in each local authority area, at the end of February 2010.

The numbers of children's centres in each constituency are not collected centrally.

Table 1: Designated Sure Start children ' s centres
Region Number

East Midlands

306

East of England

396

London

543

North East

187

North West

459

South East

548

South West

313

West Midlands

374

Yorks and Humber

378



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Table 2: Designated Sure Start children ' s centres
Region Local authority Number

EE

Bedford Borough

15

EE

Cambridgeshire

37

EE

Central Bedfordshire

22

EE

Essex

79

EE

Hertfordshire

76

EE

Luton

22

EE

Norfolk

53

EE

Peterborough, City of

15

EE

Southend on Sea

14

EE

Suffolk

48

EE

Thurrock

15

EM

Derby, City of

18

EM

Derbyshire

54

EM

Leicester, City of

23

EM

Leicestershire

41

EM

Lincolnshire

48

EM

Northamptonshire

49

EM

Nottingham, City of

16

EM

Nottinghamshire

55

EM

Rutland

2

LON

Barking and Dagenham

16

LON

Barnet

18

LON

Bexley

13

LON

Brent

14

LON

Bromley

18

LON

Camden

17

LON

Croydon

26

LON

Ealing

22

LON

Enfield

24

LON

Greenwich

24

LON

Hackney

19

LON

Hammersmith and Fulham

15

LON

Haringey

17

LON

Harrow

13

LON

Havering

13

LON

Hillingdon

12

LON

Hounslow

14

LON

Islington

16

LON

Kensington and Chelsea

8

LON

Kingston upon Thames

11

LON

Lambeth

28

LON

Lewisham

17

LON

London, City of

1

LON

Merton

11

LON

Newham

20

LON

Redbridge

14

LON

Richmond upon Thames

9

LON

Southwark

21

LON

Sutton

14

LON

Tower Hamlets

23

LON

Waltham Forest

17

LON

Wandsworth

23

LON

Westminster, City of

15

NE

Darlington

6

NE

Durham

43

NE

Gateshead

15

NE

Hartlepool

8

NE

Middlesbrough

13

NE

Newcastle upon Tyne

18

NE

North Tyneside

12

NE

Northumberland

20

NE

Redcar and Cleveland

12

NE

South Tyneside

12

NE

Stockton on Tees

11

NE

Sunderland

17

NW

Blackburn with Darwen

13

NW

Blackpool

13

NW

Bolton

18

NW

Bury

14

NW

Cheshire East

17

NW

Cheshire West and Chester

20

NW

Cumbria

22

NW

Halton

7

NW

Knowsley

15

NW

Lancashire

79

NW

Liverpool

26

NW

Manchester

40

NW

Oldham

16

NW

Rochdale

17

NW

Salford

16

NW

Sefton

15

NW

St. Helens

12

NW

Stockport

19

NW

Tameside

17

NW

Trafford

16

NW

Warrington

12

NW

Wigan

20

NW

Wirral

15

SE

Bracknell Forest

8

SE

Brighton and Hove

15

SE

Buckinghamshire

35

SE

East Sussex

35

SE

Hampshire

81

SE

Isle of Wight

8

SE

Kent

91

SE

Medway

19

SE

Milton Keynes

19

SE

Oxfordshire

44

SE

Portsmouth

16

SE

Reading

13

SE

Slough

10

SE

Southampton

14

SE

Surrey

65

SE

West Berkshire

10

SE

West Sussex

49

SE

Windsor and Maidenhead

7

SE

Wokingham

9

SW

Bath and North East Somerset

11

SW

Bournemouth

7

SW

Bristol, City of

24

SW

Cornwall

36

SW

Devon

43

SW

Dorset

23

SW

Gloucestershire

33

SW

Isles of Scilly

1

SW

North Somerset

13

SW

Plymouth, City of

17

SW

Poole

8

SW

Somerset

36

SW

South Gloucestershire

13

SW

Swindon

11

SW

Torbay

7

SW

Wiltshire

30

WM

Birmingham

75

WM

Coventry

23

WM

Dudley

20

WM

Herefordshire

12

WM

Sandwell

21

WM

Shropshire

18

WM

Solihull

14

WM

Staffordshire

54

WM

Stoke on Trent

16

WM

Telford and Wrekin

13

WM

Walsall

17

WM

Warwickshire

39

WM

Wolverhampton

18

WM

Worcestershire

34

YH

Barnsley

19

YH

Bradford

40

YH

Calderdale

16

YH

Doncaster

21

YH

East Riding of Yorkshire

19

YH

Kingston upon Hull, City of

20

YH

Kirklees

32

YH

Leeds

58

YH

North East Lincolnshire

14

YH

North Lincolnshire

12

YH

North Yorkshire

37

YH

Rotherham

22

YH

Sheffield

36

YH

Wakefield

23

YH

York, City of

9


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