§ Mr. Spellar
To ask the Chairman of the Accommodation and Works Committee what will be the effect of the problems associated with construction at Westminster station on the timetable for the construction of new parliamentary offices.
§ Mr. Ray Powell
The Accommodation and Works Committee has established close links with the senior management of London Underground. It receives monthly reports from a joint steering group set up to oversee the interface between the new station and parliamentary building projects, and will be meeting the chief executive shortly to review progress.
The most recent report from the steering group shows that London Underground has agreed a revised programme with its contractor to achieve the February 1997 date when the site is to be ready for construction to start on the parliamentary project.