§ 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; 
(2) if Lord Birt will be considering the role of the taxi as part of his transport analysis; 
(3) what access to civil servants in his Department has been afforded to Lord Birt; 
(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. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
I refer the hon. Member to the answers given today by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister.