§ Mr. Michael Brown
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he plans to announce how much Humber bridge debt the Government will write off under the Humber Bridge (Debts) Act 1996. 
§ Mr. Watts
I refer my hon. Friend to my reply of 8 July,Official Report, column 65. When the Secretary of State has received, and reached a decision on, the inspector's report into the recent tolls inquiry, he will consider proposals for an order under the Humber Bridge (Debts) Act 1996.