§ Mr. Hinchliffe
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of gross domestic product was spent on(a) buses, (b) trains and (c) all public transport in (i) 1993 and (ii) 1994. 
§ Mr. Norris
Gross domestic product is a measure of output and for public transport only contains expenditure on personal, non-business travel. However, a separate exercise has estimated users expenditure on various transport modes. For 1993–94, these are as follows:
Mode of transport Users' expenditure £ billion Percentage of GDP Buses and coaches 3.2 0.6 Railways1 2.9 0.5 All public transport2 7.6 1.4 All GDP 554.8 100 1Excludes Tyne and Wear Metro. 2Buses, coaches, railways and taxis. The e stimate for taxis excludes business use.