HC Deb 24 January 2002 vol 378 cc1053-4W
Norman Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (1) how many times he has met Lord Birt to discuss transport; [29314]

(2) if Lord Birt will be considering the role of the taxi as part of his transport analysis; [29312]

(3) what access to civil servants in his Department has been afforded to Lord Birt; [29316]

(4) if he will arrange for Lord Birt, as part of his transport work, to make an extended study of the operation of the Circle Line. [29311]

Mr. Jamieson

I refer the hon. Member to the answers given today by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister.