§ Mr. Coaker
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how local authorities will obtain money made available through the National Lottery New Opportunities Fund to develop a public libraries IT network; and what plans he has to ensure that all public libraries will benefit from this money. 
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
Guidance on applications for funding for the £20m ICT training programme for librarians and the £50m programme for creation of digitised learning material will shortly be issued by the New Opportunities Fund (NOF).
Guidance on applications for funding for infrastructure development, to be delivered through NOF's £200m Community Access To Lifelong Learning Programme, is likely to be issued at the end of this year.