§ Mr. McAllion
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he will discuss with the British Railways Board the proposals for the future of Speedlink services discussed by the board at its meeting on 1 November.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
British Rail will submit the conclusions of its review of Speedlink services to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport. My right hon. and learned Friend will consider the implications for Scotland of any action which is proposed.