§ Mrs. Spelman
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how much was spent by his Department on(a) research into the prevention of accidents on school premises and playing fields and (b) public awareness campaigns on road safety in the last 12 months for which figures are available. 
§ Jacqui Smith
[holding answer 28 November 2000]: We have not commissioned research in this area. On the second part of the question I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, my hon. Friend the Member for Sunderland, South (Mr. Mullin), of 28 November 2000, Official Report, column 554W.