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(3) when the grant payment deed for NGCL was (a) drawn up and (b) passed to the Office for National Statistics. 
Mr. Byers [holding answer 10 December 2001]: The SRA prepared and negotiated a draft Deed of Payment of SRA grant for NGCL (ie Renewco) over the summer. A draft was sent to the ONS on 17 September. The draft was not relevant to the decision to take Railtrack into administration.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to his answer of 19 December 2001, Official Report, column 494W, ref. 21483, on what date he expects a response to the application. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (1) if he will list the organisations with which he or his Department have held meetings to discuss the future structure of Railtrack since 7 October 2001; 
Mr. Spellar: Ministers and departmental officials have held meetings with a wide range of organisations about Railtrack since July 2001, including Railtrack and its advisers, the Office of the Rail Regulator (ORR), the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA), trade unions, the administrator, potential bidders and groups representing passengers, shareholders and transport interests more widely.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions if he will make a statement on the progress made to date in bringing Railtrack out of administration. 
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Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to his answer of 19 December 2001, Official Report, column 494W, ref 21483, if the amounts exceed the specific funding provisions encompassed in the commercial loan agreement. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what assistance he has requested from the Railtrack administrator under section 8.1.3 of the commercial loan agreement. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions whether the Railtrack administrator will be permitted to sell railway property assets to raise funding to repay the liabilities incurred under the commercial loan agreement. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how many relevant dates for repayment have been defined, as referred to in section 9.3 of the Railtrack commercial loan agreement. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to his answer of 19 December 2001, Official Report, column 495W, Ref. 23211, for what purpose the funding is required. 
Alistair Burt: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what her latest estimate is of the overspend in relation to the individual learning accounts scheme; and what impact she expects this to have on her Department's budget in (a) 200102 and (b) 200203. 
John Healey [holding answer 11 January 2002]: At 31 December the overspend on individual learning accounts was £62.9 million. This takes account of the total budget available and expenditure in England over the two years 200001 and 200102. This includes both DfES budget allocations and money that has been recycled from TEC resources. The final overspend, which will not be known until later in 200203, will depend upon a number of factors, in particular: the full extent of claims outstanding and bookings for learning that had been
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confirmed by 23 November; the extent to which claims will be validated after investigation; and analysis by officials and the amount of money recouped from providers who have filed invalid claims for payment.
Alistair Burt: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what investigations are taking place in relation to alleged fraud in the operation of the individual learning accounts scheme with particular reference to (a) the contractor Capita, (b) its contractors and (c) its employees. 
John Healey [holding answer 11 January 2002]: The Department's Special Investigation Unit has had 86 learning providers referred to it: four learning providers did not require investigation and 82 learning providers are in the process of being investigated. Of these, the police are already investigating 13 learning providers and the SIU is discussing a further 42 with the police. To date the police have made 39 arrests in connection with cases involving two registered learning providers. One individual has been charged.
Investigations into the control and security arrangements that were in place in the ILA system continue and we have engaged consultants from Cap Gemini to support that process. We are working closely with Capita on this work.
Mrs. Anne Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) if she will give the standard spending assessment per pupil for the primary and secondary sectors for (a) Cambridgeshire and (b) Suffolk in each year from 199091 to 200102, adjusted for inflation at current values; 
Mr. Timms: The information requested for England is contained in tables, copies of which have been placed in the Libraries. Funding for schools in Wales is the responsibility of the National Assembly for Wales.
Mrs. Anne Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will list for shire counties (a) the education service block standard spending assessment for each county divided by the total number of full-time equivalent pupils financed by that county, (b) the primary education service sub block SSA for each county, divided by the number of primary pupils financed by that county and (c) the secondary education service sub block SSA for each county divided by the number of secondary pupils financed by that county, in the financial year 200203. 
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|LEA||Primary per 510 pupil||Secondary per 1115 pupil||Total education per 419 pupil(21)|
(21) Total education SSA divided by total pupils aged 4 to 19 (includes 4-year-olds in PVIprivate and voluntary institutions.
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