||<p>Further to my Hon Friend, the then Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport’s
(Claire Perry) response of 27 June 2016 (UIN 40101), consultation on the Hendy report
recommendations is now complete and the responses have been analysed. We have worked
with Network Rail to develop a proposal for consideration and this is currently going
through internal finance and legal clearance, and I hope to make an announcement shortly.
Lichfield Trent Valley is currently going through option selection before a detailed
design is prepared.</p>