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Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) who the head of the Review of Sex and Relationship Education is; what relevant specialist qualifications he or she holds; where the post was advertised; how many persons applied for the post; how many were short-listed for interview; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) who the members of the body conducting the Review of Sex and Relationship Education are; what relevant specialist qualifications each holds; when each was appointed and by whom; where each vacancy was advertised; how many persons applied for each post; how many were short-listed for interview; where the Review of Sex and Relationship Education is located; how much he expects to be spent by it during the next 12 months on (a) office accommodation, (b) staff costs, (c) travel and subsistence and (d) staff bonuses; and if he will make a statement. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) review has been completed. The SRE review steering group's report and the Government response to it were both published on 23 October. A copy of the group's report and the response are available at:
Members with practical experience of planning and delivering SRE in schools: including a head teacher, PSHE teacher, school nurse, school governor and, at a local authority level, a director of Children's Services and PSHE adviser;
Members with expert knowledge of young people's sexual health;
Young People; and
Representatives from Faith Groups and experts on wider diversity issues.
A full list of steering group members follows. Apart from travel expenses, none of the steering group members were paid. DCSF officials provided the secretariat for the review and their salaries and associated costs were met from within existing departmental running costs.
The Sex Education Forum was paid around £10,000 to undertake further consultation with young people, including the design and implementation of two on-line surveys and for analysing the results of those surveys. Further information on these surveys is included in the group's report.
Jackie Fisher (co-chair)Principal and Chief Executive, Newcastle College
Joshua McTaggart (co-chair)UKYP Member for Weston Super Mare
John FreemanDirector of Children's Services, Sandwell and Dudley
Hazel PulleyHead teacher, Caldecote Primary School, Leicester
Ama OwuzuruVice-President, National Union of Students (Further Education)
Hilda HodsonDeputy Head teacher, Standish High School, Wigan
Charlie WareSchool Governor, Camden
Desmond FloodPSHE Co-ordinator, Bartley Green School, Birmingham
Annie HargreavesLA adviser on PSHE & Healthy Schools, Hounslow
Anna MartinezHead of Sex Education Forum
Chris McDermottSpecialist Practitioner School Nursing, Central Surrey Health
Professor Roger InghamUniversity of Southampton
Gill FrancesChair, Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group
Simon BlakeChief Executive, Brook
Jan CampbellPSHE Subject Association
Margaret JonesHMI (PSHE Subject Adviser), Ofsted
Gareth DaviesTerrence Higgins Trust
Oona StannardChief Executive, Catholic Education Service
Liz CarterChurch of England National Society
Sandy YoungsonMethodist Church
Shaila SheikhEducation Equalities Adviser, East Sussex LA
David KestertonManager of fpa's Speakeasy programme
Robert SassoonUKYP Member, Reading
Katrina MatherUKYP Member, East Sussex
Sarah SmartPSHE Subject Association
John Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many schools in England have produced an accessibility plan in compliance with section 280 of the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: All schools should have in place an accessibility plan in compliance with section 28D of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Data on schools that have produced accessibility plans are not collected centrally by the Department.
However, schools are expected to complete a self-evaluation form under Ofsted's inspection arrangements, confirming the extent to which they have met the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and other equalities legislation.
Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will bring forward proposals to extend the periods during which schoolchildren can use their bus passes, in order to facilitate participation in after-school activities. 
There is currently no statutory entitlement for free bus travel for young people. At present 48 per cent. of young people walk or cycle to school and there is a risk that a blanket concession could encourage young people who currently walk or cycle to take the bus. However, local authorities can use their existing powers to offer local concessionary travel to young people.
From September 2008 the Education and Inspections Act 2006 extends entitlement to free school transport for pupils entitled to free school meals or whose parents are in receipt of maximum working tax credit. At secondary age, pupils attending one of their three nearest schools that is between two and six miles from their home, and those attending their nearest school preferred on grounds of religion or belief between two and 15 miles, will be entitled to free school transport.
Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent discussions his Department has had with (a) the Chief Executive of the Academies Enterprise Trust, (b) the headteacher at the Greensward School at Hockley, (c) the patron of the Academies Enterprise Trust and (d) the Chairman of Essex County Council on (i) secondary school reorganisation in Colchester and (ii) the establishment of one or more academies in Colchester. 
(a and b) Officials met with David Triggs, chief executive of the Academies Enterprise Trust and principal of Greensward School, on 9 October to discuss in principle how the trust and the academies in the area might co-operate more closely with local primary schools for the collective benefit of pupils in the area.
(c) The leader of Essex county council is the patron of the Academies Enterprise Trust and discussed possible options on secondary school reorganisation and academies in Colchester when he met the then Parliamentary Under Secretary, Lord Adonis, on 12 September. However, this was in his capacity as leader of Essex county council and not as patron of the Academies Enterprise Trust.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils had a statement of special educational needs in (a) England
and (b) Stoke-on-Trent, broken down by age group at the latest date for which figures are available. 
|State funded primary and secondary schools( 1) : Number of pupils with special educational needs by age and gender( 2,3) position in January 2008Stoke-on-Trent local authority and England|
|Pupils with SEN without statements( 5)|
|Pupils aged:||Number of pupils||Percentage of school population( 6)||Number of pupils||Percentage of school population( 6)||Number of pupils||Percentage of school population( 6)|
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