§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what reasons underlie the delay in announcing a decision on the inquiry into the application by the Ffestiniog Railway Company to reopen the Welsh Highland Railway between Dinas and Porthmadog; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
The Inspector's report following the public inquiry is being considered by the Secretary of State. A decision will be made as soon as possible. It would not be appropriate for me to comment further whilst the matter is before the Secretary of State.