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|Royal Marines/Royal Navy||195|
|Royal Air Force||156|
(7) Including Special Forces
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Mr. Duncan Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many armed forces personnel have been given parachute training in each of the past five years; and what has been the cost of this training. 
Mr. Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 24 January 2001, Official Report, column 577W, on US National Missile Defence, if he will make a statement on the content of the discussions between his Department and the previous US Administration. 
Mr. Hoon: We held extensive discussions with the previous US Administration on a wide range of issues relating to their National Missile Defence plans, notably the international security implications of their proposals.
Mr. Dawson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will list the extra capital and revenue resources made available to each school in Lancaster and Wyre constituency since May 1997. 
Sir Teddy Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many vacancies for qualified classroom teachers in maintained secondary schools there are in (a) England, (b) Essex, (c) Southend on Sea, (d) Kensington and Chelsea, (e) Barking, (f) Dagenham, (g) Lambeth, (h) Islington and (i) Enfield. 
Ms Estelle Morris [holding answer 15 January 2001]: The number of vacant, full-time qualified classroom teacher posts in maintained secondary schools in the local authorities specified are shown in the following table.
|Southend on Sea||16||2.8|
|Kensington and Chelsea||2||0.9|
|Barking and Dagenham||9||1.4|
The number of regular teachers in maintained schools increased by 6,900 between January 1998 and January 2000.
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Sir Teddy Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many vacancies for teachers in England there are within maintained schools classified by each subject; and what the total shortage in England was in each of the last 10 years. 
Ms Estelle Morris [holding answer 15 January 2001]: Vacant full-time qualified classroom teacher posts in England in the maintained secondary sector in January 2000, by their main teaching subject, are as follows:
|Integrated or combined science||80|
|French or German||30|
|Design and technology||110|
|Commercial and business studies||20|
|Art, craft or design||20|
|Special educational needs||60|
|Any other main subjects||30|
(8) Less than five
All figures have been rounded to the nearest 10. The total England figure may not equal the sum of the subject breakdown due to rounding.
(9) Vacancies for 1991 and earlier years used different recording practices and are not directly comparable with later years
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
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Sir Teddy Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will list the three education authorities in England with the highest number of vacancies for qualified classroom teachers in maintained secondary schools. 
Ms Estelle Morris [holding answer 15 January 2001]: The three English local authorities with the highest number of qualified classroom teacher vacancies in maintained secondary schools at January 2000 is shown in the following table.
Mr. Chaytor: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many and what percentage share of (a) applicants and (b) successful applicants there were to (i) Oxford and (ii) Cambridge University from (1) fee- paying schools, (2) local authority 11 to 18 year comprehensive schools, (3) Sixth Form Colleges, (4) state grammar schools and (5) tertiary and general further education colleges, together with the equivalent figures for each constituent college of each of the two universities, for the academic year 2000-01. 
|Sixth Form College||782||10||913||9|
||Sixth Form College||269||9||251||8
(10) Constituent parts may not sum to totals because of rounding
(11) Includes former Grant Maintained schools
(12) Includes Sixth Form Centres, Special schools, Other secondary schools, Other educational establishments (Adult Colleges and City Technology Colleges), and students whose previous establishment was not known
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