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star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Aviation: Scotland more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 3 June (HL15919), what evidence they have for the competitiveness of airfares between London and Scotland; whether they will provide the figures for the cost of such flights which informed their assessment that “Scotland is well-served by air services into London”; whether they have conducted a comparative analysis of the costs of flights from Scotland to all London airports; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean more like this
star this property uin HL16093 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>I refer to the answer of 3 June (HL15919), which states that the aviation sector operates in a competitive, commercial environment, investing to attract passengers and responding to demand when determining routes to operate. It is therefore not for the Department to carry out this type of assessment, nor to comment on whether there is sufficient competition.</p><p> </p><p>I can, however, confirm that CAA data for 2018 shows that the four largest airports in Scotland (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness and Glasgow) have flights to two or more airports in the London system, with flights operated by multiple airlines.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the UK Government, in partnership with the Scottish Government and Dundee City Council, provide financial support for an air route from Dundee to <del class="ministerial">Stanstead,</del> <ins class="ministerial">Stansted</ins> through a public service obligation. Scotland will also benefit from an expanded Heathrow, where there will be further opportunity to enhance connections to the country’s biggest hub airport.</p><p> </p><p>This information, which is already in the public domain, shows that there is sufficient competition for air routes between London and Scotland.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:00:43.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:00:43.08Z
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less than 2019-06-13T11:22:31.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T11:22:31.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Forsyth of Drumlean more like this
1130227
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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: Construction 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 assessment they have made of the combined impact of (1) the planned Oxford to Cambridge expressway, and (2) their ambition to build up to one million homes along the Oxford–Cambridge Arc, on the UK’s 2050 target to reduce carbon emissions by at least 80 per cent of 1990 levels; and whether this assessment is based on (a) electric, (b) petrol, or (c) diesel vehicles using the route. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL16088 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>Highways England is in the process of identifying potential routes within the preferred corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge expressway for a non-statutory public consultation in the autumn. This work will include an assessment of environmental impacts, including carbon emissions using the Defra forecasts for emission rates.</p><p> </p><p>Conserving and enhancing the natural environment is at the heart of the growth ambitions for the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. Any housing development in the Arc will be subject to assessments as appropriate in line with legal requirements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:08:31.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:08:31.737Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
1130228
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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: Construction 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 a cost-benefit analysis has been carried out for the planned Oxford to Cambridge expressway; and if so, what were the results of that analysis. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL16089 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government published a strategic outline business case for the construction of the ‘missing link’ between Oxford and Milton Keynes in September 2018 (available on the Department for Transport website). This showed a benefit cost ratio of 1.2 or 1.3 for the preferred corridor B.</p><p> </p><p>Highways England is in the process of identifying potential routes within the preferred corridor which will enable a more thorough assessment of benefits and costs.</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 2019-06-18T13:07:41.983Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:07:41.983Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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3756
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
1130229
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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: Construction 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 assessment they have made of the impact of the planned Oxford to Cambridge expressway on air quality affecting schools close to the proposed route options. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL16090 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>Highways England is in the process of identifying potential routes within the preferred corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge expressway for a non-statutory public consultation in the autumn. This work will include an assessment of air quality impacts.</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 2019-06-18T12:30:58.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T12:30:58.507Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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3756
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
1130231
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star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Aviation: Scotland 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, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 3 June (HL15919), whether they will now answer the question put. more like this
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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean more like this
star this property uin HL16092 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>I refer to the answer of 3 June (HL15919), which states that the aviation sector operates in a competitive, commercial environment, investing to attract passengers and responding to demand when determining routes to operate. It is therefore not for the Department to carry out this type of assessment, nor to comment on whether there is sufficient competition.</p><p> </p><p>I can, however, confirm that CAA data for 2018 shows that the four largest airports in Scotland (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness and Glasgow) have flights to two or more airports in the London system, with flights operated by multiple airlines.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the UK Government, in partnership with the Scottish Government and Dundee City Council, provide financial support for an air route from Dundee to Stanstead, through a public service obligation. Scotland will also benefit from an expanded Heathrow, where there will be further opportunity to enhance connections to the country’s biggest hub airport.</p><p> </p><p>This information, which is already in the public domain, shows that there is sufficient competition for air routes between London and Scotland.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16093 more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:00:43.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:00:43.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Forsyth of Drumlean more like this
1130589
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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 Driving under Influence 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 for what reason the drink drive limit in England and Wales was set at 80 milligrammes per 100 millilitres of blood; and what scientific studies, if any, were the basis for determining that limit. more like this
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Earl Attlee more like this
star this property uin HL16133 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The Road Safety Act 1967 made it an offence to drive a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in excess of 80 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood and obliged drivers to submit to a screening, breathalyser test at the roadside in certain circumstances.</p><p> </p><p>In 1966 Professor Allsop published a paper “Alcohol and Road Accidents” which stated that earlier research by Professor Borkenstein in 1964 showed that with “blood alcohol levels above 80 mg/100 ml, the risk of being involved in an accident is higher”.</p><p> </p><p>Professor Allsop’s report provided the basis for setting the drink drive limit in 1967.</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 2019-06-13T13:59:50.02Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:59:50.02Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1130594
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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: Passengers 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, further to the Written Statement by the Secretary of State for Transport on 5 June (HCWS1594), what assessment they have made of the progress report on revisions to regulations on passenger rights; what submissions they made to that report; and what steps they will take in response. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL16138 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>In the UK many aspects of rail passengers’ rights already go beyond EU requirements.</p><p>We have reviewed and noted the Progress Report. We will continue to work closely with the Commission and others to deliver the revisions to regulations on rail passenger rights.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:55:18.023Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:55:18.023Z
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4580
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3526
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
1130596
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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: Greater Manchester 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 assessment they have made of the reliability and punctuality of rail services through the Castlefield corridor operated by Northern and Trans-Pennine Express franchises; and what steps they will take to ensure that the service requirements set by the Department for Transport for trains through the Castlefield corridor are capable of being met given the limits of the infrastructure. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL16140 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport works closely with Network Rail to ensure that services sought and proposed in franchise competitions fit with the infrastructure capacity.</p><p> </p><p>The capacity on the Castlefield Corridor has been under review as a result of recent performance issues, and work is ongoing to examine the service configuration to best meet passenger demand.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T14:20:24.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:20:24.387Z
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4580
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
1130597
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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: North of England 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 steps they are taking to improve the reliability and punctuality of train services between Manchester and Leeds. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL16141 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport and Transport for the North appointed Richard George, Former Head of Transport at the London 2012 Olympic Games, to work with the Industry and Stakeholders to establish underlying performance issues and to make recommendations. The Industry has introduced changes to their timetables and train plans to improve timetable resilience and improve service performance. Since the May 2019 service change date, performance has improved.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T16:12:02.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T16:12:02.357Z
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4580
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2483
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
1130819
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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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 Skipton-Colne Railway Line 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, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 5 June (HL15955), what is the estimated cost of the study by the CH2MC consortium comprising Jacobs, CPC Project Services LLP, GHD, Poise and Gardiner &amp; Theobald; whether its geographical scope in terms of (1) timetabling, (2) programme, (3) capital costs, and (4) benefits for all works necessary, extends from at least east of Leeds to the west of the West Coast Main Line; what is the scope of work of each of the above members of the consortium; when is the consortium expected to report; and whether that report will be published. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL16186 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The work commissioned to date on transpennine rail freight demand and the review of the costs of creating a freight and passenger route via Skipton-Colne has an estimated cost of around £100,000. The anticipated broad division of that work is that project management will be lead by CPC; cost challenge will be lead by Jacobs, GHD and Gardiner and Theobald; and work on freight demand will be led by Jacobs, GHD and MDS Transmodal (subcontractor).</p><p> </p><p>The geographical scope of the work will cover at least the area indicated by the noble Lord as its purpose is to assess whether reinstatement of a rail route via Skipton-Colne is part of the right long term solution for transpennine rail traffic. The work is expected to report later this year.</p><p> </p><p>As indicated in response to a question from Lord Greaves (HL13163), we will publish the results of feasibility work on the Skipton-Colne scheme when this next phase is complete and we understand the full picture.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:32:03.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:32:03.697Z
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3526
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this