British Rail

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th March 1983.

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Photo of David Marshall David Marshall , Glasgow Shettleston 12:00 am, 16th March 1983

Is the Minister aware that public transport in Strathclyde is facing a financial crisis and that serious consideration is being given to closing three bus garages and the recently modernised underground system in Glasgow? Will he consider making section 20 payments the responsibility of central Government, not that of local authorities, as at present, thus giving a much needed boost to public transport and employment prospects in PTE areas?