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National Training Organisations

Mr. Robert Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment pursuant to his answer of 3 April 2001, Official Report, column 125W, for what reason the list of 1,140 organisations and 570 postcodes placed in the Library differs from the total of 2,330 organisations to which the consultation paper was sent; and if he will place the full list of the 2,330 organisations in the Library. [160060]

Mr. Wicks: The discrepancies in the list placed in the Library on 3 April were due to a clerical error. I apologise for the inconvenience caused by this. A full list has now been placed in the Library. I have asked officials to ensure that a full list is also sent to the hon. Member.

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Departmental Advertising

Mr. Ian Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what major advertising campaigns his Department is carrying out; and what the cost and duration of each is. [154263]

Mr. Wills [holding answer 19 March 2001]: No advertising campaigns are currently being run by the Department. The Teacher Training Agency is continuing its campaign to recruit teachers.

Medical Students

Dr. Gibson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment (1) what changes in recruitment policy to medical schools there have been in the last five years, with particular reference to (a) gender, (b) ethnicity and (c) social class; [158442]

Mr. Wicks [holding answer 23 April 2001]: The number of places at medical schools is set by the Government. However, higher education institutions are responsible for their own recruitment and admissions procedures, which should be transparent and based on published criteria so that selection is on the basis of an applicant's ability and potential.

The number of medical school places was increased by 1,100 in 2000 and by a further 1,000 earlier this year. In both cases, when medical schools bid for extra places they were asked to demonstrate an active commitment to the recruitment of students from a broad range of social and ethnic backgrounds, to reflect the patterns of the population that they serve.

Curriculum 2000

Mr. Boswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many extra full-time equivalent teachers are required to deliver Curriculum 2000. [158876]

Mr. Wicks: There is no evidence at this stage to suggest we need more teachers to deliver Curriculum 2000.

Departmental Report

Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will provide a breakdown on the components of expenditure accounted for under the heading, 'Giving everyone the chance, through education, training and work, to realise their full potential and thus build an inclusive and fair society', referred to on page 146 of his Departmental Report 2001-02 to 2003-04 (Cm 5102) on (a) administration £277,086,000, (b) other current £783,836,000, (c) grants £17,732,205,000 and (d) capital £2,066,284,000. [159004]

Mr. Wills [holding answer 26 April 2001]: A breakdown of the amounts under 'administration', 'other current', 'grants' and 'capital' in Request for Resource 1 (RfR1) of the Main Estimate on page 146 of the Departmental Report is given in the table. It is based on Note 9 to the Estimates on page 160 of the Departmental Report.

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Function breakdown of expenditure in RfR 1

£ million
Estimate sectionAdminOther currentGrantsCapital
Voluntary aided school loans------1
Assisted Places Scheme ----70--
Music and Ballet Scheme----12--
City Technology Colleges ----67--
IT in schools, National Grid for Learning, etc.--1016--
Qualifications (other than through the QCA) ----35--
Under Fives----31--
Modernising the teaching profession (other than through the TTA)----583--
International Services----20--
Child care Initiatives--162----
Education Action Zones----60--
Fresh Start----20--
Key Stage 1 and 2 central costs----13--
Other miscellaneous programmes----60--
Higher education initiatives (other than through HEFCE)----12--
Adult Education--10111--
Access Funds----96--
Further Education initiatives (including payments to the Home Office for prison education)----76--
British Academy----36--
Careers advice (other than through Connexions)--11----
Connexions (current expenditure)--321----
ILO subscription----7--
Learning Partnership Fund----10--
Career Development Initiatives (including ILAs) --4734--
Neighbourhood Support----20--
University for Industry--60----
Millennium Volunteers----15--
Other miscellaneous programmes--4118--
Student Loans----818--
Mandatory awards (through the SLC)----560--
Other miscellaneous programmes----1--
ESF payments----258--
ESF receipts-----258--
ESF payments----80--
Work-based Learning for adults--19----
Employment Zones--54----
Other miscellaneous programmes--11----
Salary costs1571----
Other administration costs1105----
Capital Charges and depreciation on the civil estate4----10
Publicity and research--27----
Other miscellaneous programmes----1--
Compensation to former college of education staff----11--
Payments to local authorities for schools programmes----2,267--
Mandatory Awards (through LAs)----122--
ESF payments to local authorities----30--
ESF receipts-----30--
ESF payments to local authorities----20--
EMAs and student support (through LAs)----163--
New Deal: salaries(18)--------
New Deal: other Expenditure--6----
Capital charges and depreciation on non-civil estate assets7------
Interest repayments on loans to VA schools--------
Capital grants:
VA and former GM schools----212--
Class size reductions----70--
Specialist schools----13--
New Deal for Schools----293--
Other schools capital (inc. that paid through the Standards Fund)----821--
Grants in aid:
Education Transfer Council----7--
Teacher Training Agency----392--
Student loans payments------2,056
Capital grants:
Grants in aid:
Student Loans Company----31--
IiP UK Ltd. ----2--
Learning and Skills Council----5,476--
General Teaching Council----7--
Adult Learning Inspectorate----20--
Grants in aid:
Equal Opportunities Commission----9--
Disability Rights Commission----11--
Capital Modernisation Fund grants (not paid through the Standards Fund)----153--
ESF appropriations in aid--------
Request for Resources Total27778417,7322,066

(18) Amounts below £500,000


Figures in the table have been rounded and do not therefore sum to the totals in all cases

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