§ Mr. Waterson
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average amount of central Government grant was per pupil in education in(a) England, (b) the South East, (c) East Sussex and (d) Eastbourne, in each of the last five years. 
§ Mr. Miliband
The following table shows the Department's total recurrent grant per pupil allocated in England, the South East and East Sussex local education authority for the financial years 1997–98 to 2001–02. It is not possible to identify separately the amounts for individual constituencies.
§ Mr. Stephen Twigg
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office on 16 December 2002,Official Report, column 608W.