HC Deb 07 September 2004 vol 424 c1159W
Mr. Battle

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister when the Urban Deprived Fund will be extended to include post offices in the 20 per cent. most deprived wards. [186732]

Phil Hope

The Deprived Urban Post Office Fund (DUPOF) was created as a one-off programme to target the most deprived areas with a fixed amount of funding (£15 million) which will be fully allocated by the end of October.

There are no plans to extend the scheme.