§ Mr. McAllion
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many places have been created and how much money(a) spent and (b) allocated each year under the out-of-school child care grant initiative. 
§ Mr. Raymond S. Robertson
[holding answer 26 March 1996]: The number of places created and sums allocated to the enterprise network for each of the three years of the out-of-school child care initiative are set out in the table. Delivery of the scheme is the responsibility of local enterprise companies and information on the actual amount spent is not available.
Year Number of places created £ amount allocated 1993–94 Development phase — 269,000 1994–95 1,066 1,530.000 1995–96 6.354 2,025.000