HC Deb 01 November 1996 vol 284 c305W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the amounts paid to contractors involved in rail privatisation in success fees, indicating the contractors to whom the fees were paid. [1516]

Mr. Watts

Neither the Department of Transport nor the Office of the Rail Regulator has paid any success fees to contractors involved in rail privatisation. The Office of Passenger Rail Franchising has paid a total of £2.25 million to HSBC Samuel Montagu and Kleinwort Benson Ltd. in connection with letting passenger rail franchises.

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