§ Mr. McNamara
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the child care or nursery facilities within his Department; and what is the breakdown in their use(a) by grade and (b) by gender. 
§ Mr. Lang
[holding answer 30 March 1995]: My Department operates an on-site nursery at East Craigs, Edinburgh, which is licensed for 15 full-time equivalent places. A total of 17 staff use the facility—12 female and five male. The grade breakdown is as follows:
Grade equivalent Number 7 2 SEO 1 HEO 2 EO 6 AO 5 AA 1 Total 17
A further 30 to 35 place nursery is due to open at Victoria quay, Edinburgh in autumn 1995. In addition, my staff have access to a holiday play scheme operated by Customs and Excise in Edinburgh.