§ Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the answer of 8 April, Official Report, columns 1 and 2, if he has yet received the views of British Rail about suggestions for improvements in the rail network in the regions leading to the proposed Channel fixed link and on other matters; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Ridley
My hon. Friend the Minister of State, Department of Transport, wrote to the chairman of the North of England Regional Consortium on 19 May with British Rail's views on the consortium's suggestions. He has sent a copy of his letter to the right hon. Member.