HC Deb 21 May 2002 vol 386 c207W
12. Mr. Flight

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions if he will make a statement on progress in his negotiations with the train operating companies on railway services to Hassocks, West Sussex. [55538]

Mr. Jamieson

The Strategic Rail Authority is currently negotiating the new South Central franchise agreement and hopes to reach a conclusion to these negotiations by September 2002.