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Robert Neill: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on whether funding allocated to his Department is to be allocated to the Department for Communities and Local Government to help implement the housing policies announced in the Draft Legislative Programme for 2009-10. 
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children resident in (a) England, (b) Teesside and (c) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency have been diagnosed with a learning disability in each year since 1997. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson: Information about pupils' type of special educational need was first collected in the school census in 2004. Of the 12 types of need identified, four specifically mention learning difficulties and are listed in the following table which contains the number of resident pupils with learning difficulties.
|Number of resident pupils( 1) with learning difficulties|
|(1) Information on primary need is only collected for pupils at School Action Plus and those with a statement of SEN.|
Mr. Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what progress his Department is making in the implementation in the UK of the European telephone number for missing children; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Steen: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the contribution of the Minister for Children of 23 June 2009, Official Report, columns 214-17WH, on safeguarding children, when he plans to engage in dialogue on those matters; and when the Minister for Children plans to reply to the letters from the hon. Member for Totnes of 21 October 2009 on a proposed meeting with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trafficking of Women and Children. 
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the Answer of 9 November 2009, Official Report, column 107W, on children: protection, on what ground each of the 34 appeals was upheld. 
Nadine Dorries: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding was allocated to schools in the current academic year for children with special needs in (a) Mid Bedfordshire constituency and (b) the East of England in (i) 2006-07, (ii) 2007-08 and (iii) 2008-09. 
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much his Department spent on Christmas (a) cards, (b) parties and (c) decorations in the last 12 months. 
Caroline Flint: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment he has made of the concurrent planning scheme developed by Coram; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo [holding answer 9 November 2009]: Coram's concurrent planning scheme has been independently evaluated by Elizabeth Monck, Jill Reynolds and Valerie Wigfall. This evaluation was published, by the British Association for Adoption and Fostering, as 'The Role of Concurrent Planning: Making permanent placements for young children'. The Government recognise the value of concurrent planning for the group of children it has the potential to benefit.
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what estimate he has made of the cost to (a) his Department and (b) schools of collecting and providing data collected centrally in the last year for which information is available; and if he will make a statement. 
Fiona Mactaggart: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what information his Department holds on the number of companies in the Slough parliamentary constituency which provide childcare facilities. 
Dawn Primarolo: The Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey collects information on the ownership of childcare provision in England. The survey does not have information at local authority level. The 2008 Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey found that, of all childcare providers (i.e. full day care, full day care in children's centres, sessional and out of school provision) in the South East, 2,700 were privately owned.
Simon Hughes: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many flights within Great Britain officials of his Department took in 2008-09; and at what cost to the public purse. 
Mr. Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many first-class flights were taken by each Minister in his Department in 2008-09; and what the (a) origin, (b) destination and (c) cost was of each such flight. 
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to Annex A of his Department's Annual Report 2009, pages 214-15, which programmes and allocations have been aggregated under the categories (a) Support for Youth and (b) Support for Children and Families. 
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of invoices from suppliers his Department paid within 10 days of receipt in (a) September and (b) October 2009. 
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