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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 28th February 2013.

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Photo of Simon Burns Simon Burns The Minister of State, Department for Transport 9:30 am, 28th February 2013

I have considerable sympathy with the hon. Gentleman’s point. [Interruption.] If Maria Eagle keeps quiet, she will hear my answer. It is the same answer that I gave to Mr Kennedy when he raised the issue. We provided the money so that it could be invested in that service, but the Scottish Government decided, in the short term, not to invest in it. We hope that they will divert the money back to the improvements for which it was intended.