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Network Rail: Land

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 73952, tabled on 12 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to dispose of surplus Network Rail land in accordance to the updated Cabinet Office guidance, Government Functional Standard GovS 004: Property.

Answered on

19 November 2021

Network Rail have robust management, governance and assurance systems to ensure property disposals meet government standards. Cabinet Office have recently updated the Government Property Functional standards and they will be working with Departments to conduct functional assurance in the coming months in order to ensure all property work undertaken by Departments and their delivery bodies continues to meet the updated standards.