§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment(a) has been made and (b) is planned by (i) his Department, (ii) the SRA, (iii) the rail regulator and (iv) other organisations for which he is responsible; of the accountability of Network Rail; and if he will make a statement. 772W
§ Mr. Jamieson
Network Rail will be accountable to its members and to the Rail Regulator. Its board and management will be incentivised to meet demanding performance targets, defined by the Rail Regulator and aligned to the SRA' s strategic plan. It would also have obligations under its network licence and to its funders and customers.