§ Sir David Madel
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will invite the Confederation of British Industry and Trades Union Congress to nominate one representative each to serve on a three-man board as mediators, that he will nominate one independent80W chairman, and that such a board shall begin work immediately to try and solve the dispute between Railtrack and the RMT trade union; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Freeman
It is for the parties to the dispute to take action to resolve it. The conciliation service of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service remain at their disposal.