HC Deb 13 February 2004 vol 418 c172W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what(a) data and (b) methodology were used to produce the statistical tables which appear in the Costello Report. [154125]

Jane Kennedy

The information in the statistical tables in the Costello Report was drawn from a variety of sources including the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, the Department of Education, the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment, and the Programme for International Student Assessment (OECD).