To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many (a) nurses, (b) teachers and (c) social workers have benefited from the key worker initiative for affordable accommodation in West Sussex. 
As at the end of April 2003, 34 key workers in West Sussex have been helped to purchase homes under the Starter Home Initiative. The following table breaks down the figure by local authority and by key worker group.
|Number of key workers assisted|
|Local authority||Nurses/ health workers||Teachers||Others|
Other key workers being helped under the Starter Home Initiative are social workers, care workers, fire fighters, transport workers and occupational therapists.