§ 34. Mr. Ian Stewart
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement on the neighbourhood wardens programme. 
§ Ms Beverley Hughes
We announced the first round of 50 successful bids for the neighbourhood wardens grant on 18 September 2000. A further announcement on the success of an additional 36 schemes is being made today. The successful schemes are of a good regional spread, tackling issues on improving the environment, quality of life and community safety.