§ Mr. Bowis
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if there are any plans to change British Rail's quality of service objectives to take account of the case for manning422W of rail stations in London by British Rail staff during the hours that such stations are timetabled to receive trains, and the provision at all stations of security cameras and emergency telephones.
§ Mr. Freeman
[holding answer 1 July 1991]: In 1989 and 1990 four assaults, of which one was serious, occurred at unmanned stations in the Greater London area. Figures for previous years and other areas are not readily available.