§ Mr. Jenkins
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what discussions he has had with the F40 group in the review of local government education funding formula to provide a more even funding system for rural and inner city schools. 
§ Mr. Miliband
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Sherwood (Paddy Tipping) on 24 October 2002,Official Report, column 460W.