§ Mr. Leighton
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proposals have been made by the European Community Commission for(a) railway policy, (b) combined transport and (c) transport infrastructure.
§ Mr. Portillo
The European Commission's most recent proposals for railways policy and combined transport are 533W contained in its document COM(89) 564 final (Council reference 4478/90), "Commission Communication on a Community Railway Policy", dated 5 February 1990.
For transport infrastructure, the latest proposals are set out in COM(89) 238 (Council reference 7435/89), "Communication on the concentration of budgetary means in the field of transport infrastructure, including a modified Proposal for a Council Regulation for an action programme with a view to the completion of an integrated transport market in 1992", dated 16 June 1989.
Copies of both of these papers have been deposited in the Library.