British Railways (Operating Costs)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st July 1981.

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Photo of Mr Norman Fowler Mr Norman Fowler The Secretary of State for Transport 12:00 am, 1st July 1981

I reminded the House just now that the external finance limit for British Rail this year is £920 million. That is a substantial sum. It must be pointed out that over the last decade road investment has been virtually halved, and that that was done by the last Government.