§ Mrs. May
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what the costs have been of operations undertaken by his Department in connection with events following the 11 September terrorist attacks; and if he will list the costs relating to(a) the British Transport police, (b) the aviation industry, (c) emergency planning and (d) other areas; and if these costs will be met from his Department's budget. 
§ 9 Mr. Byers
[holding answerNovember 2001]: To date my Department has not incurred any costs in connection with events following the 11 September terrorist attacks relating to the British Transport police, the aviation industry or emergency planning. Along with other Government Departments we have reviewed security at our buildings and have incurred extra costs of around £31,000 which will be met from within existing budgets.
We will give due consideration to any requests for financial assistance from those areas for which my Department is responsible.