Sure Start Programme

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 30th March 2010.

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Photo of Maria Miller Maria Miller Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many Sure Start children's centres there are in each (a) parliamentary constituency, (b) region and (c) local authority area.

Photo of Dawn Primarolo Dawn Primarolo Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families)

Table 1 gives the numbers of designated Sure Start children's centres in each Government office region and table 2 the numbers of children's centres in each local authority area, at the end of February 2010.

The numbers of children's centres in each constituency are not collected centrally.

Table 1: Designated Sure Start children ' s centres
Region Number
East Midlands 306
East of England 396
London 543
North East 187
North West 459
South East 548
South West 313
West Midlands 374
Yorks and Humber 378
Table 2: Designated Sure Start children ' s centres
Region Local authority Number
EE Bedford Borough 15
EE Cambridgeshire 37
EE Central Bedfordshire 22
EE Essex 79
EE Hertfordshire 76
EE Luton 22
EE Norfolk 53
EE Peterborough, City of 15
EE Southend on Sea 14
EE Suffolk 48
EE Thurrock 15
EM Derby, City of 18
EM Derbyshire 54
EM Leicester, City of 23
EM Leicestershire 41
EM Lincolnshire 48
EM Northamptonshire 49
EM Nottingham, City of 16
EM Nottinghamshire 55
EM Rutland 2
LON Barking and Dagenham 16
LON Barnet 18
LON Bexley 13
LON Brent 14
LON Bromley 18
LON Camden 17
LON Croydon 26
LON Ealing 22
LON Enfield 24
LON Greenwich 24
LON Hackney 19
LON Hammersmith and Fulham 15
LON Haringey 17
LON Harrow 13
LON Havering 13
LON Hillingdon 12
LON Hounslow 14
LON Islington 16
LON Kensington and Chelsea 8
LON Kingston upon Thames 11
LON Lambeth 28
LON Lewisham 17
LON London, City of 1
LON Merton 11
LON Newham 20
LON Redbridge 14
LON Richmond upon Thames 9
LON Southwark 21
LON Sutton 14
LON Tower Hamlets 23
LON Waltham Forest 17
LON Wandsworth 23
LON Westminster, City of 15
NE Darlington 6
NE Durham 43
NE Gateshead 15
NE Hartlepool 8
NE Middlesbrough 13
NE Newcastle upon Tyne 18
NE North Tyneside 12
NE Northumberland 20
NE Redcar and Cleveland 12
NE South Tyneside 12
NE Stockton on Tees 11
NE Sunderland 17
NW Blackburn with Darwen 13
NW Blackpool 13
NW Bolton 18
NW Bury 14
NW Cheshire East 17
NW Cheshire West and Chester 20
NW Cumbria 22
NW Halton 7
NW Knowsley 15
NW Lancashire 79
NW Liverpool 26
NW Manchester 40
NW Oldham 16
NW Rochdale 17
NW Salford 16
NW Sefton 15
NW St. Helens 12
NW Stockport 19
NW Tameside 17
NW Trafford 16
NW Warrington 12
NW Wigan 20
NW Wirral 15
SE Bracknell Forest 8
SE Brighton and Hove 15
SE Buckinghamshire 35
SE East Sussex 35
SE Hampshire 81
SE Isle of Wight 8
SE Kent 91
SE Medway 19
SE Milton Keynes 19
SE Oxfordshire 44
SE Portsmouth 16
SE Reading 13
SE Slough 10
SE Southampton 14
SE Surrey 65
SE West Berkshire 10
SE West Sussex 49
SE Windsor and Maidenhead 7
SE Wokingham 9
SW Bath and North East Somerset 11
SW Bournemouth 7
SW Bristol, City of 24
SW Cornwall 36
SW Devon 43
SW Dorset 23
SW Gloucestershire 33
SW Isles of Scilly 1
SW North Somerset 13
SW Plymouth, City of 17
SW Poole 8
SW Somerset 36
SW South Gloucestershire 13
SW Swindon 11
SW Torbay 7
SW Wiltshire 30
WM Birmingham 75
WM Coventry 23
WM Dudley 20
WM Herefordshire 12
WM Sandwell 21
WM Shropshire 18
WM Solihull 14
WM Staffordshire 54
WM Stoke on Trent 16
WM Telford and Wrekin 13
WM Walsall 17
WM Warwickshire 39
WM Wolverhampton 18
WM Worcestershire 34
YH Barnsley 19
YH Bradford 40
YH Calderdale 16
YH Doncaster 21
YH East Riding of Yorkshire 19
YH Kingston upon Hull, City of 20
YH Kirklees 32
YH Leeds 58
YH North East Lincolnshire 14
YH North Lincolnshire 12
YH North Yorkshire 37
YH Rotherham 22
YH Sheffield 36
YH Wakefield 23
YH York, City of 9

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