§ Mr. Damian Green
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many(a) boys and (b) girls from ethnic minority backgrounds reached the required standards of (i) English and (ii) Maths at Key Stages (A) 1, (B) 2, (C) 3 and (D) 4 in each year since 1997, broken down by local education authority. 
§ Mr. Miliband
The information requested is not available centrally at present. The new Pupil Level Annual Schools' Census that my Department introduced in January 2002 will enable for the first time linkage between the characteristics of individual pupils to their Key Stage and GCSE/GNVQ achievements. Statistical analyses from these linkages will be published in the autumn.