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London Regional Transport

Volume 79: debated on Monday 20 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if, pursuant to the reply of the hon. Member for Wallasey on 18 March Official Report, column 618, he will publish the basis on which the marginal estimated benefits and costs of Greater London council planned subsidy levels were computed.

The figures are contained in table 7A of the 3-year plan produced by the former London transport executive and approved by the Greater London council on 26 June 1984. This showed that, at the higher level of subsidy planned by the GLC, a marginal increase of £10 million in financial support would have produced £1·4 million in additional external benefits.