§ Sir John Wheeler
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what action he has taken to safeguard the east-west crossrail.
§ Mr. Freeman
Initial safeguarding directions under the Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988 have been made. These came into force on 5 9W November. London Underground and British Rail will be consulting those affected. If need be the initial directions will be amended in the light of those consultations.