HC Deb 21 October 1994 vol 248 cc355-6W
Mr. Gerrard

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the number of trees which have been cut down during the construction of the M11 extension.

Mr. Norris

This is an operational matter for the Highways Agency. I have asked the chief executive to write to the hon. Member.

Table 1, British Rail investment, £ million cash.
British Rail
Infrastructure Rolling Stock Other Total
1979 213 93 48 353
1980 242 122 54 417
1981 243 106 47 396
1982 233 98 41 372
1983 310 70 54 434

Letter from Laurie Haynes to Mr. Neil Gerrard, dated 21 October 1994: The Minister for Transport in London has asked me to write to you in response to your Parliamentary Question about the A12 Hackney Wick to M11 Link Road since it is an operational matter for the Highways Agency. To date 208 mature trees have been cut down in connection with work to build the Link Road.