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As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many people were unemployed in South East Cambridgeshire constituency in each of the last 12 months. (250241)
Estimates are not available at this level of geographical detail due to the small sample sizes.
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Work-Based Learning ILRs
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what discussions his Department has had with (a) Essex county council and (b) Castle Point borough council on the disposal of Castle View secondary school playing fields for housing development; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: As part of the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme, the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), and its delivery agentsPartnerships for Schools (PfS), have not engaged in any discussions with Essex county council or Castle Point borough council regarding the disposal of Castle View secondary school playing fields for housing development.
Beverley Hughes: The minimum age at which a child may be left alone is not prescribed in law. If anyone has concerns about the welfare of a child who is left alone, irrespective of their age, they should follow the procedures set out in Working Together to Safeguard Children for making a referral to either the local authority childrens social care services or the police. These statutory agencies will then follow their normal processes for assessing whether the child is a child in need or at risk of suffering harm and for deciding what action should be taken to safeguard the childs welfare.
John Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what progress his Department has made towards meeting its 2004 public service agreement target to narrow the gap in educational achievement between looked-after children and their peers. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Information on progress on 2004 public service agreements can be found in the DCSF's Autumn Performance Report 2008: progress against public service agreements. This document is published on the DCSF website.
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children were abused whilst subject to a child protection plan in each of the last five years in (a) England, (b) the North East, (c) Tees Valley and (d) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland. 
The available figures cover children who are subject to a Child Protection Plan and include information on category of abuse which led to the plan being put in place and re-referrals. These are available in the annual statistical first release Referrals, Assessments and Children and Young People who are the subject of a Child Protection Plan, England. The latest figures can be found at the following link:
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the Government's policy is on tackling non-financial aspects of child poverty; and if he will make a statement. 
Beverley Hughes: Polices on early years, education, health and communities set out in our Children's Plan together with those in our New Opportunities White Paper will help to break the cycles of inter-generational poverty for the future while ensuring that all children get the best start in life now.
For those who can, work remains the surest and most sustainable route out of poverty. Our policies on welfare reform, childcare, back to work help, skills development and in-work support will further increase parental employment and family income.
Helen Southworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children have been identified as being at risk of sexual exploitation in each children's services area in the last year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Scott: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much has been spent on (a) maintaining, (b) decorating and (c) otherwise improving departmental buildings in each year since the Department's inception; how much has been spent on wallpaper in that time; and what plans there are for further spending on departmental decoration. 
Information since this time on the amount of expenditure broken down into (a) maintaining, (b) decorating and (c) otherwise improving departmental buildings; wallpaper and plans for further spending on departmental decoration could be provided only at disproportionate costs.
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which (a) food and (b) drinks suppliers have been used by his Department since it was established; and how much his Department paid to each such supplier. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The Department for Children, Schools and Families does not hold this information as we do not contract directly with suppliers of food and drink. The Department's catering and hospitality service is provided through an external commercial contract catering provider who manage their own supply chain for food and drink suppliers and are only able to provide this information at a disproportionate cost.
Mr. Tyrie: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what expert advisers have been commissioned by his Department and its agencies since 1997; on what topic each was commissioned; and whether the advisers so appointed made a declaration of political activity in each case. 
The Department sponsors a number of advisory non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) which provide independent expert advice on a number of issues. Appointments to NDPBs are governed by the principles set out in the Commissioner for Public Appointments' code of practice. Summary information is published in Public Bodies which can be accessed online at
Summary information on the political activity of individuals appointed to posts regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments' code of practice is published each year in the Commissioner's annual report.
In addition, the Government are committed to publishing an annual list detailing the number and costs of special advisers. Information for 2007-08 was published by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister, on 22 July 2008, Official Report, column 99-102WS.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will make it his policy that temporary and permanent employees of his Department employed at the same grade receive the same hourly rate of pay. 
Mr. Maude: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the answer of 25 June 2008, Official Report, columns 405W, on departmental manpower, how many priority movers there are in his Department; how many of them were classified as such after returning from maternity leave; and how many staff have been classified as such for at least (a) six and (b) 12 months. 
John Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families on how many occasions his Department's (a) External Scrutiny Group, (b) Implementation Review Unit, (c) Primary Heads Reference Group and (d) Secondary Heads Reference Group met in (i) 2007 and (ii) 2008. 
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