I thank the hon. Gentleman for giving such a thorough description of the Bill—as usual, in the absence of the Minister. It seems that, every time we have a debate on transport, we also have a financial crisis. When the right hon. Lady the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity was happily guillotining the Transport Act on the night of 14th-15th March last, the decision was taken to close the exchanges next day and the then Foreign Secretary resigned in the middle of the night.