§ Jon Trickett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills which schools in the Hemsworth418W constituency benefited from the Schools Access Initiative in (a) 2000–01, (b) 2001–02 and (c) 2002–03; and how much each school was awarded. 
§ Mr. Ivan Lewis
The Schools Access Initiative (SAI) provides resources to help mainstream schools become accessible to pupils with disabilities. £220 million has been made available for the Initiative during the last three financial years, including £100 million for 2003–04, and the Government have recently announced a further £100 million per annum for 2004–05 and 2005–06. The funding is allocated to local education authorities and it is for each authority to decide its priority schemes.
Wakefield local education authority, which includes the Hemsworth constituency, has received £1,029,428 in total through the SAI in the years 2000–03. The Authority has reported that the following schools in the Hemsworth constituency have received SAI funding as follows: 2000–01Crofton High School: £47,093St. Wilfred's Catholic High School: £2,235Featherstone High School: £9,075Badsworth C of E Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School: £11,587.A sum of £58,011 was used to provide equipment to improve physical and curriculum access in schools across the authority.2001–02St. Thomas A Becket Catholic Comprehensive School: £84,445;St. Wilfred's Catholic High School: £5,599;Crofton High School: £4,396;Featherstone High School: £937;Badsworth C of E Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School: £60;Northfield Junior and Infant School: £500;Ackworth Howard C of E First School: £401.A further £80,000 was spent providing equipment to enable access to the curriculum in schools across the authority.2002–03Local education authorities are not due to report on their SAI expenditure for 2002–03 until 25 July 2003.