HC Deb 11 November 1985 vol 86 c71W
22. Mr. Snape

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if, when he next meets the chairman of British Rail, he will raise with him the purchasing policy of the British Railways Board in connection with the acquisition of new locomotives and rolling stock.

Mr. David Mitchell

The chairman and I discuss a range of issues when we meet, including, when appropriate, the board's general purchasing policy.