HC Deb 11 November 1997 vol 300 cc478-9W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement on the Government's plans for the future of London Underground. [14701]

Ms Glenda Jackson

The Government are considering a wide range of options for public-private partnerships for London Underground, while ruling out wholesale privatisation. The options being considered were detailed in my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Crewe and Nantwich (Mrs. Dunwoody),Official Report, 3 November 1997 column 67.