asked the Secretary of State for Transport what arrangements exist within his Department, within the central headquarters or in any regional or sub-regional organisation, for dealing with his responsibilities regarding public services or any other function in respect of the Greater London area; and how many full-time equivalent staff are involved in such work.
Many aspects of my responsibilities affect Greter London to some degree. In particular, my Department's Greater London regional office has responsibilities for construction and maintenance of trunk roads, transport supplementary grant for local roads, the Woolwich ferry, the traffic signal system, and traffic management on the designated road network. Staff in post number 170.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport with which Departments and non-departmental bodies his Department and its related non-departmental public bodies has consulted during 1986–87 in respect of services provided within Greater London; approximately how often such consultations have taken place; and what issues were discussed.
My Department consults as appropriate other Departments and non-departmental public bodies on matters relating to services in London. No central record is kept of these numerous oral and written consultations.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether there are any proposals to change the arrangements for discharging his Department's responsibilities regarding public services or any other function in respect of the Greater London area during the forthcoming year.
I have no proposals to change the current arrangements in respect of the responsibilities of my Department's Greater London regional office.