§ Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what consideration he is giving to providing financial assistance for the re-development of Manchester central station; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
Greater Manchester council has applied for £7 million grant under the urban programme towards the £14 million cost of converting the train hall at central station.817W
The Department is considering the financial implications of the proposal and my right hon. Friend will make a decision as soon as possible.