§ Mr. Spearing
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what assessment she has made of the range of accommodation for play groups which is likely to qualify for the scheme for nursery vouchers. 
§ Mr. Robin Squire
To qualify for initial validation to redeem nursery vouchers, all play groups must be registered under part X of the Children Act 1989. As such, their accommodation and facilities should comply with the guidance on premises in volume 2 of the Children Act guidance and regulations.