§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much track access grant aid was paid to freight operators, broken down by company, in each year since 1992(a) at current prices and (b) at outturn prices. 206W
§ Mr. Jamieson
The first track access grant to a freight operator was awarded in 1995 and paid the following year. The following table shows annual payments of track access grant. Details of awards to specific companies are commercially confidential.
£million 1996–97 12.2 1997–98 21.3 1998–99 19.3 1999–2000 17.2 2000–01 13.9 2001–02 19.9