§ Mr. Blunkett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) how many copies of the video, "Grant-Maintained Schools: Our Children, Our Choice", have been distributed; what conditions they are distributed under; whether they are(a) on sale, and if so, how many copies have been sold, (b) on loan, and if so, how many copies have been borrowed and how many have been returned or (c) are free;
(2) what was the production cost of the video, "Grant-Maintained Schools: Our Children, Our Choice"; how many copies have been made; and what was the total cost of the videos.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
The video "Our Children, Our Choice" cost some £48,000 to produce, and 10,0()0 copies have been made at a further cost of £16,000, giving a total cost of £64,000.
About 6,000 copies have been distributed to date. Copies are made available free in response to requests; they are not loaned. A few copies have been returned, but the Department does not have a record of the precise number.