Dear House of Commons,
In a debate on 2 September 2014 The Parliamentary Under- Secretary of State for Transport stated that "the transport user benefits to the region of trips starting in the north-west will be equivalent to roughly £342 million every year"
Would you please tell me from where the statistical information support of this information was obtained.
Incidentally my reasons for requesting this information is that my MP has told me that she cannot obtain details of passenger demand between Manchester and London vis a vis passenger demand from London to Manchester from either Network Rail, The Department of Transport of The Association of Train Operators.
Andrew M Mortimer
Dear Mr Mortimer,
Freedom of Information request F15-104
Thank you for your request for information as copied below. You asked
where the statistical information supporting a statement made by the
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport on 2nd September 2014
This information is not held by the House of Commons. Whilst the House of
Commons Library produces a variety of information and statistic on a wide
range of topics, we are unable to say if this was the definitive source of
the statistics used by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for
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