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Serpell Report

Volume 35: debated on Wednesday 19 January 1983

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29.

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what recommendations relating to Scotland he has received from the Serpell committee.

The reports are being published later this week. The committee was not asked to make recommendations in the its terms of reference.

34.

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will publish in full the report of the independent committee to review British Rail's finances, chaired by Sir David Serpell.

37.

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he has received the report of the Serpell committee to review railway finances; and if he will make a statement.

44.

asked the Secretary of State for Transport when he will publish the Serpell report on British Rail's finances; and if he will make a statement.

I refer the hon. Members and my hon. Friend to my reply earlier today to my hon. Friend the Member for Christchurch and Lymington (Mr. Adley) and the right hon. Member for Barrow-in-Furness (Mr. Booth).

38.

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions he has had with the chairman of British Railways Board on the report of the Serpell committee to review railway finances; and if he will make a statement.

I have had several discussions with Sir Peter Parker. I intend to make a full statement when the committee's reports are published.

42.

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions he has had with the railway trade unions on the report of the Serpell committee on British Rail finances; and if he will make a statement.

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for West Bromwich, East (Mr. Snape).