§ Mr. Devlin
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what additional assisted places are to be made available, by school, in the north of England. 
§ Mrs. Gillan
The information requested for schools already participating in the assisted places scheme is given in the table:
Number of additional entry places in September 1996 North-east Barnard Castle school 10 Central Newcastle high school 5 Dame Allan's boys' school 7 Dame Allan's girls' school 7 King's school, Tynemouth 28 Newcastle upon Tyne church high 30 Polam Hall school 10
Number of additional entry places in September 1996 Royal Grammar school 5 Teeside high 7 Yarm school 10 North-west Arnold school 25 Austin Friars school 8 Belverdere school 20 Birkenhead high school 5 Birkenhead school 5 Bolton school boys' division 10 Bolton school girls' division 10 Bury Grammar school (boys) 10 Bury Grammar school (girls) 10 Casterton school 8 Cheadle Hulme School 5 Hulme Grammar school for boys 5 Hulme Grammar school for girls 5 King Edward VII school 5 King's school Chester 4 King's school Macclesfield 35 Kirkham Grammar 5 Manchester Grammar school 10 Manchester High school for girls 10 Merchant Taylors' boys' school 20 Merchant Taylors' school for girls 15 Queen Elizabeth's Grammar school 20 Queen Mary school 10 Sedbergh school 15 St. Ambrose college 22 St. Bede's college 25 St. Bees 4 St. Edward's 25 Stockport Grammar school 5 Stonyhurst college 29 Westholme school 40 William Hulme's Grammar 30 Withington Girls' school 3 Yorkshire and Humberside Ashville college 13 Batley Grammar school 30 Bootham 12 Bradford Girls' Grammar school 3 Bradford Grammar school 20 Giggleswick school 10 Harrogate Ladies' college 14 Hymers college 5 Leeds Girls' high school 5 Leeds Grammar school 15 Mount school 13 Queen Elizabeth Grammar school 10 Scarborough college 33 Sheffield High school for girls 12 St. Peter's school 5 Wakefield girls' high school 10 Woodhouse Grove 5
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State will announce shortly the allocation of a further 1,100 entry places in September 1996 at 60 or so schools in England not currently participating in the scheme.