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unstar this property date less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Network Rail 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 which studies or investigations are currently examining past, present or future issues relating to Network Rail; who commissioned each study or investigation; and what are the names of the study or investigation leaders, terms of reference and planned reporting dates for each. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL1318 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Government has recently commissioned three pieces of work looking into Network Rail:</p><p> </p><p>- Dame Colette Bowe is looking at what lessons can be learnt from the planning of the Control Period 5 programme in order to improve future rail infrastructure investment. This will report in September.</p><p> </p><p>- Sir Peter Hendy is looking at how we can put the current investment programme back on a sustainable footing. This will also report in the autumn.</p><p> </p><p>- Nicola Shaw will look to the future: advising the government on how it should approach the future shape and financing of Network Rail in the longer term. This will report in time for Budget 2016.</p><p> </p><p>The terms of reference for Bowe are available in the Libraries of the House.<ins class="ministerial"> Those for Shaw will also be placed in the Libraries of the House. Terms of reference for Hendy have not been published.</ins></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">Terms of reference for the other two pieces of work have not been published.</del></p><p> </p><p>Network Rail and the Office of Rail and Road are also conducting their own reviews internally. Any terms of reference are held by the respective organisations.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:20:15.443Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:20:15.443Z
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less than 2015-08-05T09:19:44.127Zmore like thismore than 2015-08-05T09:19:44.127Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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3526
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
389130
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unstar this property date less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Network Rail: Property 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 discussions they have had with Rothschild's regarding their study into Network Rail's commercial property portfolio. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL1316 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials meet Rothschild and other financial advisors from time to time. Departmental Ministers and officials have held no meetings with Rothschild specifically on their study into Network Rail’s commercial property portfolio.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:14:47.88Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:14:47.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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3526
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
389201
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unstar this property date less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 East Anglia Railway Line 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 to what extent any plans for the Norwich–Liverpool line, particularly in the Chelmsford area, have been affected by recent changes to Network Rail. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL1387 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We do not envisage any changes to plans for the Norwich – Liverpool line.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:24:53.81Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:24:53.81Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
389963
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unstar this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Road Signs and Markings: Speed Limits 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 plans they have to use electronic road traffic signs to encourage drivers to moderate their speed by reminding them of the effect of doing so on the environment and public health, and the impact of reduced speeds on road accidents. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
star this property uin HL1398 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to use electronic traffic signs to influence driver speeds by signing the environmental, public health and road accident impacts.</p><p> </p><p>However, electronic signing is prescribed for use to remind drivers exceeding the signed limit to slow down and to warn of the need to slow down for junction, bend or roundabout hazards.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:07:20.48Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:07:20.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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2543
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
389989
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport 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 representations, if any, they have received from the government of China or Chinese state agencies about the potential expansion of Heathrow Airport. more like this
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Lord True more like this
star this property uin HL1424 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>To ensure our long term connectivity needs can be met, the previous Government established the independent Airports Commission to identify and recommend to Government options for maintaining this country’s status as an international hub for aviation. Three options for expansion were shortlisted by the Commission for further examination.</p><p> </p><p>I am not aware of Her Majesty’s Government receiving any representations from the government of China or Chinese state agencies about the potential expansion of Heathrow Airport.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:10:23.277Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:10:23.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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4200
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord True more like this
389990
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Heathrow Airport 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 representations, if any, they have received from the government of Qatar or Qatari state agencies about the potential expansion of Heathrow Airport. more like this
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Lord True more like this
star this property uin HL1425 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Airport expansion in the South East of England has been discussed by British and Qatari officials as part of wider exchanges on investment in the UK in the normal course of business. We have not had any formal representations from the State of Qatar on this issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:11:32.487Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:11:32.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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4200
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord True more like this
389991
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Heathrow Airport 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 whether they have discussed the possible expansion of Heathrow with representatives of the government of China or Chinese state agencies in preparing for the state visit of the President of China in October. more like this
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Lord True more like this
star this property uin HL1426 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>To ensure our long term connectivity needs can be met, the previous Government established the independent Airports Commission to identify and recommend to Government options for maintaining this country’s status as an international hub for aviation. Three options for expansion were shortlisted by the Commission for further examination.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>I am not aware of Her Majesty’s Government receiving any representations from the government of China or Chinese state agencies about the potential expansion of Heathrow Airport.</p><p> </p><p /> <p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:03:46.247Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:03:46.247Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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4200
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord True more like this
390054
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unstar this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Great Western Railway Line 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 consideration they have given to adding diesel motors to the Hitachi Inter City Express trains intended to operate on the Great Western lines from Paddington to Bristol and Swansea so that they can be used while the electrification of those lines is delayed. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL1466 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Intercity Express Programme (IEP) bi-mode trains with diesel motors will be deployed on Great Western lines from 2017.</p><p> </p><p>We expect Network Rail to deliver electrification projects within the timescales required for IEP delivery.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:25:09.593Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:25:09.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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3526
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
390072
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Railways: Electrification 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 whether they plan to fund and start the electrification of the Midland Main Line TransPennine rail line before funding and starting Crossrail 2. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
star this property uin HL1484 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>On 25th June the Secretary of State for Transport announced that work on Midland Main Line electrification was being paused pending Sir Peter Hendy’s proposals this autumn on re-planning the Control Period 5 programme. It would be premature to speculate now on the outcome of the re-plan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:25:57.49Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:25:57.49Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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: Repairs and Maintenance 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 assessment they have made of (1) how long it would take to give all roads in the United Kingdom a surface treatment using super flex asphalt, and (2) the cost of doing so. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL1491 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>No assessment has been carried out concerning the time and cost required to resurface the road Network in England applying this specific proprietary product.</p><p> </p><p>Both Highways England, as a publicly owned company responsible for the strategic road network and local highway authorities, responsible for maintaining the local road network, allow the use of many materials for treating highway surfaces. The Department for Transport is aware of a number of local highway authorities currently using Superflex asphalt to help repair their roads. Using this product is entirely a matter for each individual highway authority to decide.</p><p> </p><p>It is important that products can demonstrate that they can achieve certain standards of safety, durability, environmental, and life cycle benefits. Suppliers promoting their road surfacing products have to undertake strictly managed trials before they can be widely used on the network.</p><p> </p><p>Highways England is currently undertaking initial trials to assess the performance of Superflex on the network. The trials are likely to be completed by 2017.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T16:12:16.84Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T16:12:16.84Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this