HC Deb 08 July 1997 vol 297 c438W
Mr. McNulty

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment (1) what was the total amount of funds set aside by OFSTED for the inspection of settings where nursery vouchers were to be redeemed; [6932]

(2) if OFSTED has met its expected outturn figure for 1996–97 in respect of schools inspected in 1996–97; [6929]

(3) how many inspections were carried out by OFSTED in respect of (a) secondary schools, (b) primary schools, (c) special schools and (d) pupil referral units in 1996–97. [6931]

Mr. Byers

The funding of OFSTED, and the numbers of schools and nursery settings inspected, are matters for HMCI. I have asked him to write to the hon. Member, placing a copy of his letter in the Library.