HC Deb 02 May 2001 vol 367 c666W
Mr. Etherington

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will make a statement on plans for opening individual learning accounts by March 2002. [160197]

Mr. Blunkett

I am pleased to announce that nearly a year ahead of target the manifesto commitment has been met. There are now. over 1 million individual learning accounts in the UK, with over 3,000 opened every day.