HC Deb 25 November 1981 vol 13 c399W
51. Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will introduce legislation to clarify the circumstances in which, and extent to which, the general rate fund may be used to subsidise public transport under the control of local authorities.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for Sheffield, Brightside (Miss Maynard).