Government not providing figures due to ‘cost’? Sounds like either an excuse or they don’t hold that info!
Rolling Stock: Public Finance
Andrew Griffiths: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the cost to the public purse was of administering rolling stock procurement in (a) 2007, (b) 2008, (c) 2009 and (d) 2010; and how much was spent in each category of expenditure. 
Mrs Villiers [holding answer 7 September 2011]: I regret that this information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
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