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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for Transport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading South Western Railway more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when South Western Railway will procure the support software necessary to be installed in the Control Centre for the purposes of taking account of rolling stock and disruptions caused by train crew issues. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 267236 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Within the South Western Railway (SWR) /Network Rail (NR) joint control centre, there are systems that have already been put in place in order to take account of rolling stock and disruptions caused by train crew issues. These include a Train Crew Rostering System, Decision Support System and Fleet Diagnostics System. These are in addition to the usual Control Centre systems and software (and hardware) upgrades that SWR have introduced across the business that are not specific to the Control Centre.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T13:12:14.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T13:12:14.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1133653
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Transport: Infrastructure 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, how much capital funding from the public purse has been spent on transport infrastructure projects in each region of England in the years 2012-13 to 2016-17; and what estimate he has made of that funding per head of population in those regions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 267297 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Figures on public sector expenditure at a regional level are part of the Government’s Country and Regional Analysis (CRA) statistics.</p><p> </p><p>The statistics include spend on transport by all public sector organisations including the Department for Transport, Local Authorities, Public Corporations (in the case of transport, this is mainly spend by London Underground) and other Government Departments including devolved administrations.</p><p> </p><p>When comparing expenditure across regions a number of factors should be considered. For example, when expenditure is presented on a “per head of population” (or “per capita”) basis, it does not account for the pressure that large numbers of commuters and visitors from outside of a region can add to the transport networks. In addition, larger built-up areas (such as London) tend to make greater use of mass public transport systems, and these will generate fares income which contributes to their operating costs.</p><p> </p><p>Statistics for public sector capital expenditure by region of England are given in Table 1 below. Table 2 provides the equivalent statistics per capita. Capital expenditure has been used as a proxy for spending on infrastructure specifically, but may include some capital investment beyond transport infrastructure projects.</p><p> </p><p>Table 1: Total capital spending on all transport, by all public sector bodies (<em>£millions nominal)</em></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2014-15<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>2016-17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>469</p></td><td><p>597</p></td><td><p>746</p></td><td><p>795</p></td><td><p>664</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>973</p></td><td><p>1,034</p></td><td><p>1,176</p></td><td><p>1,410</p></td><td><p>1,427</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>3,875</p></td><td><p>4,022</p></td><td><p>4,549</p></td><td><p>5,335</p></td><td><p>5,770</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>295</p></td><td><p>323</p></td><td><p>406</p></td><td><p>521</p></td><td><p>512</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>1,117</p></td><td><p>1,136</p></td><td><p>1,393</p></td><td><p>1,824</p></td><td><p>1,807</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>1,195</p></td><td><p>1,432</p></td><td><p>1,542</p></td><td><p>1,968</p></td><td><p>2,121</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>624</p></td><td><p>662</p></td><td><p>803</p></td><td><p>1,011</p></td><td><p>1,169</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>826</p></td><td><p>804</p></td><td><p>1,087</p></td><td><p>1,329</p></td><td><p>1,311</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and the Humber</p></td><td><p>805</p></td><td><p>874</p></td><td><p>1,084</p></td><td><p>1,335</p></td><td><p>1,129</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><em><sup>1</sup></em><em>Due to the reclassification of Network Rail into the public sector from 2015-16, care should be taken when making historical comparisons.</em></p><p><em>Source: </em><em><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/country-and-regional-analysis" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/country-and-regional-analysis</a></em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Table 2: Capital spending per capita, on all transport, by all public sector bodies<em>(£s nominal)</em></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Region</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2014-15<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>2016-17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>£103</p></td><td><p>£130</p></td><td><p>£161</p></td><td><p>£170</p></td><td><p>£140</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>£165</p></td><td><p>£174</p></td><td><p>£195</p></td><td><p>£232</p></td><td><p>£233</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>£466</p></td><td><p>£478</p></td><td><p>£533</p></td><td><p>£616</p></td><td><p>£658</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>£113</p></td><td><p>£124</p></td><td><p>£155</p></td><td><p>£198</p></td><td><p>£194</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>£158</p></td><td><p>£160</p></td><td><p>£195</p></td><td><p>£254</p></td><td><p>£250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>£137</p></td><td><p>£163</p></td><td><p>£174</p></td><td><p>£220</p></td><td><p>£235</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>£117</p></td><td><p>£123</p></td><td><p>£148</p></td><td><p>£185</p></td><td><p>£212</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>£146</p></td><td><p>£142</p></td><td><p>£190</p></td><td><p>£231</p></td><td><p>£226</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire and the Humber</p></td><td><p>£151</p></td><td><p>£164</p></td><td><p>£202</p></td><td><p>£248</p></td><td><p>£208</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><em><sup>1</sup></em><em>Due to the reclassification of Network Rail into the public sector from 2015-16, care should be taken when making historical comparisons.</em></p><p><em>Source: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/country-and-regional-analysis" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/country-and-regional-analysis</a></em></p><p> </p><p>Total capital expenditure is prone to large year-on-year fluctuations as major projects are completed and funding to new projects begins. Large transport projects tend to require large sums of capital expenditure during construction, but deliver benefits for many years into the future. Consideration of this must be given when making year-on-year comparisons.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that 2017-18 data is available on HM Treasury’s publication webpage:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/country-and-regional-analysis" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/country-and-regional-analysis</a></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T12:45:58.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T12:45:58.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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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
unstar this property hansard heading London City Airport: Noise 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, pursuant to the Answer of 6 June 2019 to Question 261130, what the outcome was of the discussions on noise pollution at the meeting on 11 June 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 267228 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 aviation noise-related discussions during the meeting between the Aviation Minister and the Chief Executive of London City Airport on 11 June focused on the level of noise complaints and the airport’s sound insulation scheme.</p><p>Through the Aviation 2050 green paper, the Government has been consulting on proposals as to how sustainable growth should be defined in terms of aviation noise, including a requirement for all major airports to set out a plan which commits to future noise reduction. The consultation period on the green paper closed on 20 June. We will use the responses and feedback gathered during consultation to finalise the Government’s future vision for aviation, with the final white paper due to be published at the end of this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T12:37:43.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T12:37:43.53Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1133152
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Trains: Procurement 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 cost of replacing diesel trains with hybrid and electric trains. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 266712 more like this
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star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Department has not made an estimate of the cost of replacing diesel trains. The Government has set out its ambition to remove all diesel-only trains from the network by 2040, and the rail industry are producing a decarbonisation report which will set out how it can achieve this objective.</p><p><strong><em> </em></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T13:24:42.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T13:24:42.897Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1133295
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Crossrail Line more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that there are no further delays to the opening of Crossrail beyond March 2021. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bexleyheath and Crayford more like this
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Sir David Evennett more like this
star this property uin 266792 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>On 25 April 2019, Crossrail Ltd (CRL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transport for London, announced that it had agreed a plan to complete the outstanding works and bring the Elizabeth line into passenger service at the earliest possible date.</p><p> </p><p>Given the risks and uncertainties remaining on the project, CRL has identified a six-month delivery window for opening of the central section with a midpoint at the end of 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The revised schedule will continue to be tested by CRL and the CRL Board through a thorough assurance process including close scrutiny from the Project Representative. The schedule will also be subject to challenge from both the Department and TfL as joint Sponsors.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T13:01:07.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T13:01:07.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Evennett more like this
1133296
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Crossrail Line 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 potential merits of extending Crossrail to Ebbsfleet. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bexleyheath and Crayford more like this
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Sir David Evennett more like this
star this property uin 266793 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>At this crucial stage of the Crossrail project, it is essential that Government remains focused on the full delivery of the current agreed scheme as its priority.</p><p> </p><p>Government is supporting local partners to develop a business case for enhancing transport services between Abbey Wood and Ebbsfleet and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has recently announced that they are providing £4.85 million to develop low-cost proposals, subject to suitable housing ambition.</p><p> </p><p>MHCLG have been clear that any transport enhancements would require a strong final business case with a detailed evidence base that demonstrates that the scheme would be technically feasible, offer value for money (including the identification of funding) and deliver ambitious new housing in the area.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T12:51:42.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T12:51:42.297Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Evennett more like this
1133486
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Passenger Ships: Cultural Heritage 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 was the basis for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s proposed changes to the safety rules for historic passenger vessels; and what assessment they have made of whether all the proposed changes are necessary to ensure an acceptable level of maritime safety. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
star this property uin HL16521 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The technical standards applicable to the current domestic passenger fleet vary depending on the age of the vessel with new build ships being subject to updated standards. These newer standards are considered to provide a higher safety standard than that required for older ships. Concurrent with these developments, the standards for existing vessels have remained mostly unchanged.</p><p>The aim of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s (MCA’s) proposed changes to standards for older passenger ships is to bring their level of safety as far as possible up to that required for new build ships in order to lessen the safety gap in key areas and thus achieve an acceptable level of safety for the travelling public in the 21<sup>st</sup> century.</p><p>The proposed changes have been formed out of a review of standards. This review took place against a background of Lord Justice Clarke’s Thames Safety Inquiry into the accident involving the passenger ship MARCHIONESS and the dredger BOWBELLE on the tidal Thames, a Formal Safety Assessment carried out for the UK government into domestic passenger ship safety, and the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) recommendations.</p><p>The proposed changes were the subject of a public consultation which ran from 6 November 2018 to 29 January 2019. Following feedback received in the consultation the MCA have reviewed the proposed changes and in some areas the changes have been modified to maintain proportionality whilst still achieving an acceptable level of safety for the travelling public. These modified proposals are the subject of a second public consultation which was launched on 29 May 2019 and runs until the 10 July.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T15:54:50.52Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T15:54:50.52Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord West of Spithead more like this
1133487
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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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unstar this property hansard heading MV Princess Freda 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 how many passengers have lost their lives while travelling on the Princess Freda since she began operating as a passenger vessel on the Thames; and what assessment they have made of the extent to which the seaworthiness of that vessel is demonstrated by the number of soldiers she rescued during the Dunkirk evacuation. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
star this property uin HL16522 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) report that to their knowledge no instances of loss of life on the Princess Freda have been reported to them during her operation as a Thames passenger vessel.</p><p> </p><p>As with all UK passenger ships, Princess Freda is subject to annual survey by the MCA to maintain passenger ship certification in accordance with the appropriate standards. Her operational record during the Dunkirk evacuation would not have formed part of her initial assessment as a passenger ship nor any subsequent annual verifications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T15:56:23.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T15:56:23.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord West of Spithead more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Passenger Ships: Cultural Heritage 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 that the costs of complying with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s proposed changes to the safety rules for historic passenger vessels will have on the financial viability of operators of such vessels. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
star this property uin HL16524 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) are preparing a full Impact Assessment (IA) to determine the anticipated costs and impacts of compliance with the proposed changes to the standards for older passenger vessels.</p><p>An earlier version of the IA was consulted on during a public consultation which ran from 6 November 2018 to 29 January 2019. Consultees were invited to comment on the validity of the analysis in the IA and encouraged to provide information that would help to strengthen this. The IA is now being updated to reflect the range of further information provided through consultee feedback.</p><p>The IA process is ongoing and policy officials in the MCA are happy to discuss impacts with any interested parties and take onboard relevant evidence for the assessment.</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 2019-06-26T15:56:54.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T15:56:54.823Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord West of Spithead more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Passenger Ships: Cultural Heritage 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 the concerns of owners and operators that they will be required to substantially rebuild historic passenger vessels in order to comply with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s proposed changes to safety rules. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
star this property uin HL16525 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) conducted an initial public consultation on the proposed changes to standards for older vessels from 6 November 2018 to 29 January 2019, this consultation included a consultation stage impact assessment (IA). Consultees were invited to comment on the proposals and also the validity of the analysis in the IA and encouraged to provide information that would help to strengthen this. The IA is now being updated to reflect this feedback, in particular areas where operators have indicated that substantial alterations would be required.</p><p> </p><p>As well as reflecting concerns in the IA the MCA have also revised some of the proposed changes to standards in response to feedback from the first consultation, including concerns raised with respect to substantial structural alterations being required. These revised proposals are the subject of a second public consultation which was launched on 29 May 2019 and runs until the 10 July. Owners, operators and other stakeholders are invited to comment, including raising any ongoing concerns.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T14:16:59.053Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T14:16:59.053Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord West of Spithead more like this