§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many representations he has had concerning the nursery voucher scheme; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Richards
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Ceredigion and Pembroke, North (Mr. Dafis) on 15 January 1996,Official Report, column 379. Some 3, 000 separate representations have now been received, the vast majority continuing to consist of petitions, printed pro forma letters and postcards, many organised by primary schools.