§ Mr. Allan
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, pursuant to his answer of 21 June 2000,Official Report, column 205W, what the deadline is for the submission of asset management plans by local education authorities. 
§ Jacqui Smith
[holding answer 12 July 2000]: Our target is that, by December 2001, 90 per cent. of authorities' AMPs should be satisfactory in relation to DfEE performance standards. Our interim target, however, is that by December 2000, 90 per cent. of authorities' AMPs should be operational at least in respect of condition, suitability and sufficiency assessments.