asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will list transport projects currently awaiting state aids approval from the European Commission. [HL5019]76WA
§ Lord Macdonald of Tradeston
The Department for Transport is currently awaiting state aids approval from the European Commission in respect of the following transport projects: the UK Logistics Transaction Programme; the scheme to enable Railtrack to be brought out of administration on a financially sound and secure basis; the modernisation of the London Underground through a public/private partnership; and, a payment, in a specific case, of a grant in excess of 50 per cent under the freight facilities grant scheme.