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Tony Baldry: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to his predecessors answer of 27 June 2007, Official Report, column 331, (1) what the locations are of the six new schools in North Oxfordshire; 
Jim Knight: The data collected are for Oxfordshire county council, rather than North Oxfordshire, and give school names rather than locations. A summary of the information is available in the House Library.
|Year opened||School name|
|Year opened||School name|
|Year completed||School name|
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will make a statement on the implementation of his Department's proposals for reform of the 14-to-19 curriculum. 
Jim Knight: The Department has made substantial progress in delivering the objectives published in December 2005 in the 14-19 Implementation Plan. We have met all major milestones to date as set out in chapter 5 of the implementation plan and are working closely with our key partners and are on track with the activities for 2007 and beyond.
I refer the hon. Member to the replies given to the hon. Member for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton (Mr. Gibb) earlier this year, 6 February 2007, Official Report, column 831W, and 26 February 2007, Official Report, column 1017W.
Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment he has made of the impact of the functional skills requirement on the potential uptake of the specialised diploma; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: We do not expect any impact on potential diploma take up because of the functional skills requirement. Functional skills will be embedded in all learning routes, such as apprenticeships and GCSEs, as well as diplomas. This means that young people will need to demonstrate competence in functional skills wherever they work or study.
Helen Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) teachers and (b) teaching assistants were employed in Warrington (i) in 1997 and (ii) at the last date for which figures are available, broken down into primary and secondary schools. 
Jim Knight [holding answer 28 June 2007]: Warrington local authority was created as a separate local authority with responsibilities for education on 1 April 1998. Prior to this date figures for Warrington were included with those for the former Cheshire local authority area and are not available separately.
The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of regular teachers and teaching assistants employed in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools in Warrington local authority area in January 1999 and 2006.
|Full-time equivalent regular teachers and teaching assistants in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools in Warrington local authority: January 1999 and 2006|
|Regular teachers||Teaching assistants|
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
DfES annual survey of teachers in service and teacher vacancies, 618g (regular teachers) and Annual School Census (teaching assistants).
John Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families when he expects the minutes of the meeting of the Third Sector Forum for Children and Young People on 23 April to be published; and what the reason is for the time taken to publish them. 
Kevin Brennan: The minutes from the latest meeting of the DfES Third Sector Forum for Children and Young Peoples Services will be made public shortly. They will be found on the Every Child Matters web site through the Strategy and Governance section on the Third Sector Forum page. The meeting was postponed from 23 April to 8 May and administrative resources have been focused on the publication on 25 June of the DfES Third Sector Strategy and Action Plan.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months. 
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Departments areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months. 
Margaret Hodge: Expenditure on overnight accommodation by the Departments civil servants is not recorded separately in the Departments accounting system. It could be obtained by retrieving and manually analysing a large number of travel and incidental expense claims only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the value is of (a) all payments by his Department to Opinion Leader Research since 1997 and (b) the payment to Opinion Leader Research for Its the taking part that counts. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: There have been no payments made by my Department to Opinion Leader Research since 1997. Its the taking part that counts was a report commissioned by Camelot; therefore no payments were made to Opinion Leader Research by my Department.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many staff in his Department have taken (a) five or more, (b) four, (c) three and (d) two periods of sick leave of less than five days in the last 12 months. 
|Number of staff||Percentage of total staff|
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