§ Ms. Primarolo
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what is the current amount allocated for the development of light rapid transit systems for the financial year 1990–91, excluding London;490W
(2) what is the amount currently budgeted for allocation for the development of light rapid transit systems for the financial year 1991–92, excluding London.
§ Mr. Portillo
Total provision of about £50 million in 1990–91 and £40 million in 1991–92 has been made for the Manchester Metrolink project. No decisions have yet been taken on resource allocations for any other light rail schemes outside London.