§ 18. Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what advice and guidance he has issued to schools seeking technology college status. 
§ Mr. Blunkett
A guidance document for schools wishing to apply for Technology College status is available to schools on request, and is also available under `Specialist Schools Information' on the DfEE Web Site (WNN.DfEE.Gov.UK/DfEEHOME. HTM). The guidance sets out the considerations taken into account when deciding to designate Technology Colleges and covers sponsorship, school and community development plans, and location.