§ Mr. Ron Davies
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he is satisfied that British Rail's fares policy is consistent with the objectives set for the board by the Government.
§ 15. Mr. Murphy
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he intends to issue new objectives to British Rail concerning fares policy.
§ Mrs. Clwyd
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what is his policy on the use of higher fares to limit demand for rail services; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
It is for the board to set fares taking account of its costs and the fares charged by its competitors.