§ Mrs. Dunwoody
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many subsidiaries of the British Railways Board have closed down having failed to find a buyer since 1992; and how many jobs have been lost as a result. 
§ Mr. Watts
The following businesses of the British Railways Board have closed having failed to find a buyer. The number of posts for each of these businesses is also listed; BR's policy is to redeploy staff where possible. The number of actual redundancies would have been less.
Posts Taunton Concrete Works 37 Grove Management Development 25 Materials Engineering Group 31