§ Mr. Jim Cunningham
To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) what account is taken of the needs of schools as assessed by Her Majestys inspectorate prior to decisions on the education standard spending assessment being taken; and what account was taken on the results of Her Majestys inspectorates work in determining standard spending assessment limits for Coventry; 
(2) what assessment she has made of (a) the unpaid efforts of teachers and parents and (b) the financial contribution of parents, on the level of education standard spending assessment awards. 
§ Mr. Robin Squire
The Government take account of a wide range of factors affecting local authorities and schools when deciding the appropriate level of education standard spending. My right hon. Friend welcomes the commitment which teachers and parents bring to the education service.