§ Sir Barney Hayhoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to appoint the traffic co-ordinator for London; what will be his powers and terms of reference; what size of secretariat he will control; and where it will be located.
§ Mr. Atkins
The role of the Traffic Director was outlined in paras 7.34–7.38 of "Traffic in London" published following my right hon. Friend's statement on 14 December last. We shall be consulting the organisations concerned shortiy on proposals for legislation. The appointment will depend on the timing of legislation. The director will have a small staff, but its size and location have not yet been decided.