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The average period the Government's education ministry went without changing its name before 1990 was 34 years (four changes). The average period since 1990: four years (three changes). Cost of changing the name last time: pound;90,000. Cost of changing to the Department for Education and Skills this month: the Diary has been told that figure is unavailable but a Parliamentary written answer reveals it is pound;6,997. So far.

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