Tyne and Wear Metro

Date of Answer: 17.06.2010

Column References: 511 c559W

Member Tabling Question: McKinnell, Catherine

Topic: Tyne and Wear Metro

Question: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he plans to proceed with the proposed upgrade of the Tyne and Wear Metro.

Answering Department: Department for Transport

Member Answering Question: Baker, Norman

Answer: The Tyne and Wear Metro upgrade has been re-examined following the announcement by the Chief Secretary on 17 May to review spending approval granted since 1 January this year.

Question Number: 2726

Date Tabled: 14.06.2010

Date for Answer: 17.06.2010