§ Mr. Paul Marsden
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement on progress made to make the Wolverhampton-Shrewsbury-Chester rail line a priority Trans-European Network. 
§ Mr. Hill
I refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Ludlow (Mr. Gill) on 22 May 2000,Official Report, column 323W.