§ Mr. Redwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentages of 15-year-olds were low-achieving in(a) reading, (b) mathematical and (c) scientific literacy in England in the last year for which figures are available. 
§ Mr. Miliband
[holding answer 25 November 2002]: The nearest equivalent information, relating to the percentage of 14-year-olds at or below level 3 in the Key Stage 3 tests in 2002 is given in the table.
Percentage at or below level 3 Key Stage 3, 2002 Subject English 10 Mathematics 11 Science 9