HC Deb 26 July 1999 vol 336 c73W
11. Mr. Ben Chapman

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when the New Opportunities Fund will award its first grants. [91349]

Mr. Banks

The New Opportunities Fund announced its first awards on 12 July 1999. A total of £1,870,443 has been awarded under its out-of-school-hours child care programme to 115 projects across the UK creating a total of 8,736 new out-of-school child care places.