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unstar this property date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
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Department for Transport remove filter
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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 Coast Rail Franchise more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the profits remitting to the Exchequer from the LNER direct operations of the East Coast Mainline franchise. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 8584 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>LNER generates a surplus of revenue over costs. Updated forecasts for this surplus are provided by LNER and reviewed by DfT each quarter. An element of the profit is retained by LNER for franchise development but the majority is remitted to Government in the following three ways:</p><p> </p><ol><li><p>Premium paid to DfT which is a taxable cost</p></li><li><p>Corporation tax on the surplus less premium paid to HMRC</p></li><li><p>Dividends from retained profit paid to DfT</p></li></ol><p> </p><p>The three elements are identifiable in the statutory accounts filed by LNER. The forecasts are commercially sensitive.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:25:24.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:25:24.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1167824
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unstar this property date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
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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 Department for Transport: Honours more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority backgrounds and (ii) female aged (A) under 30, (B) 31 to 40, (C) 41 to 50 and (D) aged over 50. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 8608 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on GOV.UK. A breakdown of the ethnicities of recipients is published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website at <a href="https://www.ethnicity-facts-figures.service.gov.uk/culture-and-community/civic-participation/honours-recipients/latest" target="_blank">https://www.ethnicity-facts-figures.service.gov.uk/culture-and-community/civic-participation/honours-recipients/latest</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Information on ages is not correlated with other diversity factors. We also publish the proportion of honours by independent committee on GOV.UK. The numbers of honours recipients in the Department for Transport are very small and vary from year to year. Releasing the requested data would identify the individuals and they have given permission for their data to be used for statistical purposes only.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T11:56:40.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:56:40.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1167613
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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: Licensing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what protections there are for drivers whose licences are revoked on medical grounds where the medical information used was demonstrably incorrect. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
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Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property uin 8251 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is responsible for ensuring that only those who meet the required medical standards are issued with a driving licence.</p><p> </p><p>The DVLA considers all available medical evidence before making a decision. If a driving licence is revoked based on the medical information, the DVLA will always consider any further information that subsequently becomes available. If this demonstrates that the required medical standards can be met, the DVLA will investigate and, where appropriate, reinstate the driving entitlement. Drivers whose licences are revoked on medical grounds also have the right to appeal through the courts should they wish to do so.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T11:59:41.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:59:41.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
1167620
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 South Western Rail Franchise more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what change in the number of passenger miles travelled there has been in the South Western Trains/South Western Railway franchise area in the last 10 years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Damian Hinds more like this
star this property uin 8219 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) publishes data on the number of rail passenger kilometres by train operator, which has been converted to miles and presented in the table below.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Table 1: Passenger miles on South Western Railway (billions), 2008-09 to 2018-19</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>South Western Railways passenger miles (billions)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Annual Percentage change</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2008-09</strong></p></td><td><p>3.32</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009-10</strong></p></td><td><p>3.28</p></td><td><p>-1.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-11</strong></p></td><td><p>3.43</p></td><td><p>4.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p>3.55</p></td><td><p>3.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p>3.59</p></td><td><p>1.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p>3.76</p></td><td><p>4.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p>3.87</p></td><td><p>2.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td><p>3.98</p></td><td><p>2.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td><td><p>3.98</p></td><td><p>0.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017-18</strong></p></td><td><p>3.69</p></td><td><p>-7.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2018-19</strong></p></td><td><p>3.75</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Passenger kilometres by train operator from 2011-12 are available in Table 12.11 at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://dataportal.orr.gov.uk/statistics/usage/passenger-rail-usage/" target="_blank">https://dataportal.orr.gov.uk/statistics/usage/passenger-rail-usage/</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Historic data prior to 2011-12 is available in the ORR’s archived publications at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20180605092325/http:/orr.gov.uk/statistics/published-stats/previous-data/orr-archived-national-rail-trends-publications" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20180605092325/http://orr.gov.uk/statistics/published-stats/previous-data/orr-archived-national-rail-trends-publications</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:17:13.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:17:13.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
1167621
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 Waterloo Station more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what change in passenger capacity there has been at Waterloo station in the last 10 years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Damian Hinds more like this
star this property uin 8220 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Waterloo Capacity Enhancement programme has lengthened suburban platforms to accommodate 10-car length trains and provide an additional five platforms at Waterloo by bringing the former International Terminal platforms back into regular use. This has enabled an increase in seat capacity on trains at Waterloo.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport (DfT) publishes data on seat capacity on central London arrivals and departures by rail on a typical autumn weekday. This data was first published for 2011 and the latest published data is for 2018, as presented in the table below.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Table 1: Total seats available on a typical autumn weekday at Vauxhall (for Waterloo) 2011 to 2018</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total seats</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Percentage change from previous year</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>700,825</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>707,218</p></td><td><p>0.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>707,138</p></td><td><p>0.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>717,848</p></td><td><p>1.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>723,407</p></td><td><p>0.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>736,370</p></td><td><p>1.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>737,791</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>809,166</p></td><td><p>9.7%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes:</p><ol><li><p>Where a city has more than one station in the city centre along the same route, the seating capacity into the city centre is counted on arrival at the first city centre station the train called at, and the seating capacity departing from the city centre is counted on departure from the final city centre station the train called at. The seating capacity for London Waterloo trains will therefore be the total seating capacity at Vauxhall.</p></li><li><p>For the production of DfT’s rail crowding statistics, some peak trains are also given a standing allowance to reflect additional standing capacity for shorter journeys. Standing capacity has not been included in the table above.</p></li></ol><p> </p><p>Train capacity (total seats) for central London arrivals and departures by rail on a typical autumn weekday by station and timeband are available in Table RAI0203 at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/rai02-capacity-and-overcrowding" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/rai02-capacity-and-overcrowding</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:14:11.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:14:11.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
1167622
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 South Western Rail Franchise more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding his Department has allocated to the South Western Trains/South Western Railways franchise area in the last 10 years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Damian Hinds more like this
star this property uin 8221 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>Between 2008/09 and 2017/18 the department received net funding of £280m from the South West Trains/South Western Railway franchise area. This included £2.3bn in Network Rail grants offset by £2.6bn Premium payments to the Department. ORR data for 2018/19 have yet to be published.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:19:39.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:19:39.5Z
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3977
star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
1167623
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 Waterloo Station more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the capacity relief created at Waterloo station from the proposed crossrail 2 project. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Damian Hinds more like this
star this property uin 8222 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>Crossrail 2 could provide transformational uplifts in capacity, connectivity, and quality of life for those travelling into and across London from the South West Main Line (SWML). The scheme could help to ease pressure at Waterloo, potentially reducing national rail arrivals by more than 15% across the three-hour weekday morning peak.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:19:25.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:19:25.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
1167671
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 Motorways: Safety more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the safety of smart motorways compared with that of motorways with a hard shoulder. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North East Derbyshire more like this
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Lee Rowley more like this
star this property uin 8282 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State announced on 24 October that the Department for Transport will carry out an evidence stocktake to gather the facts about smart motorway safety. This will include assessing the safety performance of smart motorways and conventional motorways with a hard shoulder.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T11:57:28.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:57:28.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lee Rowley more like this
1167715
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 Ledbury Station: Access more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress he has made in assessing the merits of allocating Access for All funding for the purposes of making Ledbury Station step-free. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Herefordshire more like this
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Bill Wiggin more like this
star this property uin 8213 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>For the Main Access for All programme, we received nominations for more than 300 stations, including Ledbury, and in April we announced the 73 stations that would benefit from the funding. Unfortunately Ledbury was not selected as its comparatively low passenger usage made it difficult to justify its inclusion ahead of other busier stations in the region.</p><p> </p><p>For the Mid-Tier Access for All programme, nominations were required by 18 October but there was no nomination for Ledbury station.</p><p> </p><p>However, the Inclusive Transport Strategy sets out what we are doing to improve access across all transport modes, and we will continue to seek further opportunities, and funding, to make more improvements.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T11:54:34.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:54:34.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Wiggin more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 Electric Vehicles more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what (a) monitoring and (b) analysis his Department undertakes of the average (i) capital cost, (ii) running cost and (iii) whole-life cost of electric vehicles relative to (A) petrol and (B) diesel vehicles for different (1) categories of vehicle and (2) groups of users. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Damian Hinds more like this
star this property uin 7800 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The department procures data and analysis from external consultants, which allows us to assess current and potential future capital costs, running costs, and the whole life cost or ‘Total Cost of Ownership’ (TCO) for different categories of electric, diesel and petrol vehicles. We monitor for similar analysis produced by external parties to verify our understanding of how TCO, and the economic case for owning an ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV), is expected to evolve over time. When deemed necessary, we commission updates or revisions to the data and analysis. At the moment the Department does not conduct this analysis for individual consumer groups.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T14:50:11.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:50:11.187Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this