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star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Govia Thameslink Railway more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will meet with senior officials from Govia Thameslink to discuss the provision of automatic replacement services to London Kings Cross to ensure passengers can get to London when the Peterborough to Horsham line is blocked. more like this
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Lord Naseby more like this
star this property uin HL9990 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
star this property answer text <p>Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Network Rail have agreed service recovery plans in place that are activated depending on the specific incident, its location on the network, destination and time of day.</p><p> </p><p>Recognising the potential impact of delays on passengers these plans will typically balance trying to get the maximum number of passengers to their destination as quickly as possible, recovering the delays whilst also attempting to ensure no further delays and obstructions are introduced across the network. There will be times that these plans need to be adapted to suit the situation and scale of the incident. As such it is important that decisions are taken by operational staff within Network Rail and GTR as they are best placed to understand the potential impact on passengers on a case by case basis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T11:37:06.693Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T11:37:06.693Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Naseby more like this
967499
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Large Goods Vehicles: Republic of Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Sugg on 17 July (HL9180), what is the process for collecting the Heavy Goods Vehicle Levy (HGV) levy from lorries from the Republic of Ireland; and what assessment they have made of whether, and if so to what extent, lorries from the Republic of Ireland evade the HGV levy. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL9989 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>Lorry drivers from the Republic of Ireland pay for the HGV Levy in the same ways as users from other countries. The levy can be paid online, at a number of official Point of Sale (PoS) locations, at driver self-serve facilities offered by some operators and through a number of booking agents. The majority of levy purchases are via the HGV Levy website.</p><p> </p><p>The overall compliance rate for foreign vehicles is high, according to figures collected by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency in Great Britain, at 95%. The Department for Transport has not produced equivalent compliance rates by country of origin, but there are indications that vehicles from Ireland in Great Britain have a very similar compliance rate compared to vehicles from other countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T13:16:55.02Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T13:16:55.02Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
967495
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Roads: Maps more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what responsibility, if any, they have for ensuring that comprehensive road maps of cities are available including details of no right turns. more like this
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Lord Lea of Crondall more like this
star this property uin HL9985 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities are responsible for managing their road networks, including implementing measures such as right turn bans. It is for them to ensure these and other traffic restrictions are properly signed on-street so that drivers are aware of them. Drivers are responsible for ensuring they follow the rules of the road and are not in breach of any restrictions.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport has no responsibility for producing road mapping. Commercial mapping companies are responsible for ensuring the maps they produce are accurate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T11:12:01.64Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lea of Crondall more like this
967453
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star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Transport: Families more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Department for Transport policies have been assessed against the Family Test; and whether they will publish any such assessments. more like this
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Baroness Eaton more like this
star this property uin HL9949 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to supporting families. To achieve this, in 2014 we introduced the Family Test, which aims to ensure that impacts on family relationships and functioning are recognised early on during the process of policy development and help inform the policy decisions made by Ministers. There is no requirement for departments to publish the results of assessments made under the Family Test.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T11:12:56.11Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:12:56.11Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Eaton more like this
967431
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star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Repairs and Maintenance more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of planned motorway roadwork projects in the UK are completed (1) on time, and (2) within budget. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL9929 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The management of motorways in the UK is a devolved matter. In England, to date, Highways England has completed 23 major schemes in the current Road Investment Strategy.</p><p> </p><p>Nearly four-fifths (78 per cent) of projects were completed either ahead of schedule or on time. The remainder opened later than originally planned for a number of reasons, including unexpected contaminated ground and archaeological finds, and the addition of maintenance work to reduce the need for future roadworks.</p><p> </p><p>Of the 23 completed schemes, nearly four-fifths (78 per cent) were within budget.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T11:29:16.2Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:29:16.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
967430
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star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading M20: Repairs and Maintenance more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many days of work were carried out on the roadworks on the M20 between London and Folkestone in August 2018; and how many days did contractors work during August 2018 on that stretch of motorway. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL9928 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>For Highways England’s major projects currently being carried out on the M20 between London and Folkestone, the information is provided in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Project Description</p></td><td><p>Number of days in August when live work was being carried out</p></td><td><p>Total workforce hours</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>M20 junction 3-5 smart motorway</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>27,401</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>M20 junction 10a improvements</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>32,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>M20 junction 8-9 Temporary Solution</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>10,707</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T11:30:12.873Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:30:12.873Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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1138
star this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
1145223
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Airports: Air Pollution more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what the trend has been in the amount of air pollution surrounding major airports over the last three years for which figures are available; and what progress they have made in securing a reduction of harmful air pollutants in those areas. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL17750 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong>There is a long-term downward trend in the concentration of most pollutants surrounding major airports. Air pollution is the top environmental risk to health in the UK and the government remains determined to improve air quality. Our recent consultation on a new aviation strategy included proposed measures to ensure that aviation’s contribution to local air quality issues is properly understood and addressed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:36:23.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:36:23.87Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
1145222
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Parking Offences more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 6 August (HL17450), what sanctions against vehicle owners are available to the authorities when such owners persistently ignore penalty notices, but do not cause an obstruction which merits the vehicle being towed away. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL17749 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>If the vehicle owner ignores their penalty notices there is a process of escalation in place that results in increased charges. Initially this can be registered as a County Court debt. Further failure to pay the charge can lead to the County Court issuing a warrant to Civil Enforcement Agents (bailiffs). This will mean added charges and Civil Enforcement Agents (bailiffs) taking goods from the vehicle owners home to settle the debt.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:40:44.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:40:44.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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2483
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
1145214
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Driving under Influence more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reduce deaths and injuries (1) caused by driving under the influence of alcohol, and (2) where driving under the influence of alcohol was a contributing factor. more like this
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Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
star this property uin HL17741 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>In 2017, an estimated 250 people were killed in accidents where at least one driver or rider was above the drink-drive limit. Drink driving is involved in around 5% of reported road casualties and 14% of fatalities.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to tackling drivers under the influence of alcohol and all dangerous drivers and is determined that all such drivers are caught and punished. We employ a combined approach of tough penalties and rigorous enforcement along with our highly respected and effective THINK! campaigns to reinforce the social unacceptability of drink driving, and to remind people of the serious ramifications that drinking and driving can have on themselves and others.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has also taken some important steps to tighten drink driving legislation. We have made it a requirement for high risk offenders to undertake medical tests before they are allowed to drive again, and we have also made sure that drivers over the breath limit cannot escape a conviction by demanding a further blood or urine test.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:42:36.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:42:36.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Safety Belts more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether wearing a seat belt incorrectly is as dangerous as not wearing a seat belt at all; and if so, whether they will include this information in future advertising on the wearing of seat belts. more like this
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Baroness Masham of Ilton more like this
star this property uin HL17728 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the importance of seat belts in promoting road safety; quite simply they save lives. That is why the law requires vehicle occupants, with very few exceptions, to wear them. Advice on www.gov.uk and in The Highway Code in respect of seat belts focusses on the importance of wearing a seat belt.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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HL17723 more like this
HL17726 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:11:27.947Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:11:27.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Masham of Ilton more like this