§ 12. Miss McIntosh
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make a statement on lottery funding for school playing fields. 
§ Mr. Caborn
Lottery funding will continue to be made available for the provision of new school sports facilities—including playing fields.
The Government have put in place a number of measures to safeguard existing playing fields and to ensure that effective community use is being made of them.