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Potters Bar Rail Crash

Volume 447: debated on Tuesday 13 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what financial assistance has been made available by the Government to Network Rail in connection with litigation arising out of the Potters Bar rail crash; and whether he plans to make financial assistance available to the survivors and victims’ families in connection with their litigation arising out of the crash. (76121)

No funds have been made available to Network Rail. The Legal Services Commission granted legal aid to one of the families in connection with their application for judicial review of the Secretary of State’s decision not to hold a public inquiry.