§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much was raised from the sale of rail track from the area south-west of London Underground Leyton Central line station; what organisation received the profits from the sale; what has happened to the proceeds of the sale; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Watts
The Secretary of State is acquiring by compulsory purchase land and rights over land to the south-west of Leyton underground station extending to some 12 acres of former railway land in and around the Temple Mills area. Negotiations over the terms of purchase and compensation settlement continue.