HC Deb 28 February 1990 vol 168 cc235-6W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has received within the last months from the chairman of British Rail in respect of the phasing out of the subsidy to Network SouthEast.

Mr. Portillo

My right hon. Friend had detailed discussions with Sir Robert Reid before agreeing with him the objectives for British Rail that were announced on 19 December.