Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Mr. Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what proportion of pupils sitting GCSE last year achieved grade C or higher in all three core subjects of English, mathematics and science in each local education authority. [93952]

    Mr. Miliband [holding reply 28 January 2003]: The percentage of pupils achieving grade C or higher in the three core subjects (English, maths and science) in the 2001?02 GCSE examinations for each local authority is shown in the table.