HC Deb 30 April 1998 vol 311 c204W
Mr. Evans

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list those grants and bursaries to educational establishments which have been in existence for three years or more which it is his policy to withdraw. [40374]

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The following are to be withdrawn: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.

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