§ 15. Mr.Coaker
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what measures the Government have taken to support schools in reducing he number of exclusions. 
§ Jacqui Smith
Last July we issued new guidance on 'Social Inclusion: Pupil Support' which includes practical preventive strategies, based on good practice, to help schools deal with behaviour problems. This is backed up with nearly £500 million over three years for projects to prevent exclusions.