HC Deb 10 May 2004 vol 421 c6W
Ms Dari Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much money has been spent on the digitisation of content in libraries in Stockton South since 1997. [171460]

Estelle Morris

This information is not held centrally.

The New Opportunities Fund £50 million Digitisation of Learning Materials Programme has delivered 150 projects across the UK to enable resources which support learning of all kinds held in libraries as well as museums, archives and other public-sector institutions, to be made available online through the People's Network and the National Grid for Learning. This initiative has created a body of material containing over two million images, tens of thousands of sound and video clips and documents and over 1,000 learning packages. All projects can be accessed via the EnrichUK portal at http://www.enrichuk.net.

Information on grants awarded to individual local authorities and their expenditure can be obtained from the relevant authority.

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