§ Mr. Stevenson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what progress has been made towards resolving the issue of the former National Bus Company pension scheme; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Colchester (Mr. Russell) on 12 January 1999,Official Report, column 167.