HC Deb 10 February 1997 vol 290 c62W
22. Mr. Jim Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what percentage of journeys are made by public transport in(a) Britain and (b) the rest of the European Union. [13366]

Sir George Young

The information available for the rest of the EU suggests that travel by car accounted for 84 per cent, of passenger kilometres in 1994, compared to 16 per cent, for bus and rail travel. Equivalent figures for Great Britain are 89 per cent, and 11 per cent, respectively.