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Network Rail:

Volume 508: debated on Monday 22 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport (1) what costs Network Rail incurred on air journeys within Great Britain since its inception; (323719)

(2) how much Network Rail spent on (a) drivers and (b) taxis for use by executive staff in each year since its inception;

(3) what (a) salaries, (b) bonuses, (c) emoluments, (d) pension contributions and (e) expenses were paid to executive staff employed by Network Rail in each year since its inception;

(4) what costs Network Rail incurred on (a) legal advice, (b) marketing agencies and public relations, (c) public affairs, (d) agency staff, (e) redundancy payments and (f) other severance payments in each year since its inception.

Network Rail is a private sector not-for-dividend company limited by guarantee. The Department for Transport does not hold the information requested.

This is an operational matter for Network Rail as the owner and operator of the national rail network. The hon. Member should contact Network Rail's Chief Executive at the following address for a response to his questions:

Iain Coucher

Chief Executive

Network Rail

Kings Place

90 York Way

London, N1 9AG.