HC Deb 04 November 1997 vol 300 c147W
Mr. Watts

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will take steps to ensure that no local authority will be financially disadvantaged as a result of the scrapping of nursery vouchers. [13898]

Mr. Raynsford

The combined effect of the revenue support grant allocations and specific grants to be given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Education and Employment will ensure that all authorities are treated fairly, following the abolition of the scheme for nursery vouchers.