§ Mr. Norman
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what compensation was paid out to the four consortia which tendered for the Weald and Downland DBFO project. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
No compensation has been paid to the four consortia. When claims from the consortia for reasonable costs incurred in submitting their tenders for the Weald and Downland project have been submitted they will be assessed and any appropriate compensation paid.