§ Mr. Denzil Davies
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what was the total amount of subsidy given in the last financial year to London Transport distinguishing between bus operations and underground services.
§ Mr. Freeman
The Government do not pay grant separately in respect of bus and underground services. London Transport receives a block grant covering the totality of its external financial requirement. In 1989–90, grant to London Transport totalled £287 million.