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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 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
star 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 remove filter
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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
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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
star 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 remove filter
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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
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
star 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 remove filter
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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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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
star 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 remove filter
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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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3969
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
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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
star 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 remove filter
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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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3969
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
1167426
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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 Railways: Season Tickets 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, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require rail franchisees to provide part-time season tickets. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 7714 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State requires bidders for rail franchises to bring forward proposals for initiatives that give customers who travel less than 5 days a week a better value-for-money option. These proposals are then evaluated as part of the overall franchise evaluation process. We continue to challenge the rail industry to develop proposals for pricing and delivering more flexible ticketing options for those who work or commute part-time.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris remove filter
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less than 2019-11-04T13:47:12.453Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:47:12.453Z
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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 Caroline Lucas more like this
1167429
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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 Northern: Living Wage more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to ensure that Arriva Rail North Limited has used all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Real Living Wage is paid by suppliers of goods and services as part of that company's delivery of the rail 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 7716 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Arriva Rail North Limited operates under a franchise agreement which stipulates that the franchisee must use all reasonable endeavours to ensure its suppliers have the Living Wage Accreditation offered by the Living Wage Foundation. Northern has supplied us with the necessary evidence in December 2018 that Northern has maintained its accreditation.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris remove filter
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less than 2019-11-04T13:44:27.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:44:27.133Z
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3977
star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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3973
unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1167479
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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 London-Exeter Railway Line: Rolling Stock 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 plans he has to exercise the call option over the leasing costs of the 36 Eversholt Rail funded class 802 bi-modes operating on the West of England route of the Great Western region. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 7726 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>As part of considerations for the future of the franchise, the Department is engaged with the incumbent operator in commercially confidential discussions in order to secure the best prices available for all train leases for the existing train fleet, which includes the Class 802’s.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris remove filter
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less than 2019-11-04T14:58:15.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:58:15.047Z
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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 Andy McDonald more like this
1167480
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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 Department for Transport: General Election 2019 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, if he will publish the latest guidance for Department for Transport announcements during the 2019 General Election purdah period. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 7727 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Department follows Cabinet Office General Election guidance over the pre-election period, including on communication activities. Current guidance is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/election-guidance-for-civil-servants.</p><p /> <p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris remove filter
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less than 2019-11-04T15:28:51.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T15:28:51.157Z
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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 Andy McDonald more like this
1167481
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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 East Coast Railway Line: Standards 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, with reference to the report of the Consortium of East Coast Mainline Authorities, published on 25 October 2019, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of the finding that in 2018 12 major incidents on the East Coast Main Line cost the UK economy £46.28 million. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 7728 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Department received the report in question last week, with officials currently reviewing its conclusions. We recognise the critical importance of the East Coast Main Line, and, having invested £400m in infrastructure since 2014, plan to invest up to a further £780m on upgrades from 2019. This has already helped to deliver a significant programme of infrastructure improvements, with further works currently underway. In addition, the roll out of the new fleet of Azuma trains continues, helping to deliver increased capacity, improved reliability and passenger comfort.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris remove filter
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less than 2019-11-04T14:53:01.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:53:01.257Z
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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 Andy McDonald more like this