§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what discussions he has had with(a) Railtrack, (b) Network Rail, (c) the Strategic Rail Authority and (d) the Rail Regulator for the Defence Rail Executive land at Bicester to be used for the National Rail Academy; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) what plans he has for the Defence Rail Executive to help with the setting up of the National Rail Academy; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Dr. Moonie
The Defence Rail Executive, which is responsible for the operation and provision of Defence Rail capability, is liaising with the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) regarding the potential for using assets and land at Bicester so support SRA plans to form a National Rail Academy. Discussions are at an early stage, and no commitment has been made.