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asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether he will give a general direction to the Chairman of British Railways to provide accounts which show the costs of the different services properly apportioned.
Mr. William Rodgers
There is no unique method of apportionment appropriate to a statutory direction affecting audited accounts. I understand that the Railways Board is now considering the whole question of cost allocation, which it discussed in its response—"An Opportunity for Change"—to the transport consultation document.