HC Deb 16 January 1991 vol 183 c496W
Mr. Spearing

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will now take steps to ensure that land in the areas of Stratford and Paddington which could be used for a cross-London railway tunnel is safeguarded for planning purposes by the relevant planning authorities as part of their responsibilities for strategic planning.

Mr. Freeman

Directions to safeguard the alignment of the proposed east-west crossrail were issued by authority of the Secretary of State on 5 November 1990.