§ Mr. Hain
The following are to be withdrawn:
Grants to grant maintained schools under sections 250–252 of the Education Act 1996. Such schools will come within the local authority funding arrangements from 1 April 1999 under the provisions of the School Standards and Framework Bill.
Funding for assisted places under the Education (Schools) Act 1997, which is being phased out over a period of 7 years from September 1998.