HC Deb 13 July 1999 vol 335 c132W
Miss Geraldine Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what progress has been made in implementing the Beacon Council Scheme. [90374]

Mr. Meale

In May we published our Application Brochure inviting councils to submit by 31 July their applications for beacon status. We intend to announce the first Beacon Councils in November.