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Birminghman New Street Station: Consultants

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much her Department has spent on (a) legal advice, (b) banking and financial consultants and (c) other consultants related to the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street in each year since 2000. (191688)

The Department for Transport spent the following sums on external advisers: £225,000 in 2005-06; £47,000 in 2006-07; and £5,000 in 2007-08. Prior to 2005, this was a matter for the Strategic Rail Authority.