§ Mr. Fearn
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what plans he138W has to take action to improve the state of Victorian parks in Britain, in response to the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee's report of Session 1998–99 on Town and Country Parks (HC 477). 
§ Ms Beverley Hughes
We welcome the recent report from the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee on Town and Country Parks. We share the Committee's concern about the quality and future of Victorian parks. We will publish our full response to the report in the new year.