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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport 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, when he expects an hourly rail service to commence between Birmingham and Aberystwyth. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 197810 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
star this property answer text <p>The train service between Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth is funded and specified by the Welsh Government. They have announced the two-hourly service will be enhanced by four extra journeys from May 2015 for an experimental period of three years. There are no UK Government plans to extend these extra services to Birmingham as the half-hourly frequency between Shrewsbury and Birmingham is considered sufficient to meet passenger demand.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
1006144
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 Lichfield Trent Valley Station: Disability 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, if he will provide Access for All funding for the construction of a ramp from the car park on the London side of Lichfield Trent Valley railway station to enable disabled access from the car park to the station and its platforms; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 190750 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>Access for All provides an accessible route from at least one station entrance (usually the main one) and all drop off points associated with that entrance, to each platform and between platforms served by passenger trains.</p><p> </p><p>At Lichfield Trent Valley, this means the project will deliver new lifts at platform level to link platforms 1 and 2 to platform 3 and provide an accessible route to and between all platforms, including from the station car park associated with that entrance.</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 2018-11-20T16:50:56.167Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:50:56.167Z
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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 Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 Lichfield Trent Valley Station: Disability 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 20 November to Question 190750, if he will (a) respond to the question of disabled access from the London side car park at Lichfield Trent Valley railway station and (b) provide Access for All funding for the construction of a ramp enabling disabled access from that car park to the station and its platforms; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 194048 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>Access for All is already due to provide an accessible route into the station and to and between all platforms, including access to one of the car parks. As only around a fifth of UK stations have proper step free access we intend to target the new tranche of funding at stations that disabled passengers are unable to use, ensuring that Access for All will benefit the maximum number of people across the country. Additional scope at existing projects, such as an extra ramp, would therefore need to have third party funding.</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 2018-11-26T16:58:11.087Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:58:11.087Z
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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 Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 Lichfield Trent Valley Station 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, when he plans for work to commence construction to start on the two lifts designed to enable disabled access to all platforms at Lichfield Trent Valley railway station. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 177170 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Work is due to start on site at the end of November with construction lasting until the end of Spring.</p><p> </p><p>The project will deliver new lifts at platform level at Lichfield Trent Valley to link the West Coast Main Line platforms (platforms 1 and 2) to the Cross City Line platform (platform 3) and provide an accessible route to and between all platforms.</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 2018-10-17T10:56:07.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-17T10:56:07.033Z
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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 Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 Tolls 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, if he will encourage the operators of the M6 toll, the Dartford-Thurrock river crossing, the Severn Bridge, and other electronic toll roads to use a common tag system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 213518 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-11more like thismore than 2014-11-11
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Severn Bridge and the M6 Toll both have their own tag systems for paying tolls. The Dartford-Thurrock river crossing, however, will no longer use tags for payment from 30 November when the new payment arrangements, known as Dart Charge, will be introduced.</p><p> </p><p>The European Commission is working on toll payment interoperability, and the Severn Bridge and M6 Toll are compliant with related legally defined technical standards. We are broadly supportive of such interoperability for tolled crossings where this makes sense for road users, but these should not put additional costs on other road users who will not benefit from interoperability.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2014-11-11T14:00:59.9184074Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T14:00:59.9184074Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-26more like thismore than 2015-01-26
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 High Speed 2 Railway Line 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 funds will be made available for protection against terrorist attacks on High Speed 2. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 221943 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-02more like thismore than 2015-02-02
star this property answer text <p>In designing HS2, HS2 Ltd is aiming to be exemplary in addressing security issues and, as designs develop, it will be in discussions with Departmental transport security officials to ensure that it complies with their requirements. At this stage of the project’s design, within the overall costs, there is not a separate funding line specifically for security.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2015-02-02T11:31:04.873Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-02T11:31:04.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-06more like thismore than 2015-11-06
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 West Coast Railway Line 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 assessment he has made of the likely effect on (a) passenger and (b) freight traffic on the West Coast Mainline following completion of Phase 1 of High Speed 2; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 15248 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-16more like thismore than 2015-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The construction of High Speed 2 (HS2) will release capacity on the existing network, including the West Coast Mainline, reducing crowding, improving resilience and reliability across the network, and improving journey opportunities for passengers. This released capacity could also provide space for at least an extra 20 West Coast Main Line freight paths helping to meet forecast freight demand and taking lorries off the road network. Phase One of HS2 will also bring substantial benefits in its own right, providing additional capacity and improved connectivity.</p><br /> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2015-11-16T14:06:31.307Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-16T14:06:31.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport 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 assessment his Department has made of the effect of an extension to Crewe of the first phase of High Speed 2 on the (a) route through Lichfield constituency and (b) need for an additional railway line north of the City of Lichfield connecting the end of Phase one to the West Coast mainline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 192537 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>No decision has yet been made on Phase Two as we are still considering the responses to the public consultation. Sir David Higgins's proposals would see the Government's preferred route to Crewe, which formed part of the recent Phase Two consultation, constructed earlier. Therefore, it is not anticipated that Sir David's proposal alone would affect the route through the Lichfield constituency. However, the route of Phase Two through the Lichfield constituency is clearly subject to the outcomes of the recent public consultation.</p><p> </p><p>The powers for Phase Two, including the section of line to Crewe, are proposed to be sought via a second hybrid Bill. As such the connection to the West Coast Main Line as part of the Phase One Bill is still required to allow Phase One to operate effectively and to enable destinations such as Stafford to benefit from high speed services. </p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport 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 the average speed of travel of a Pendolino train was on the West Coast Mainline between (a) Euston and Birmingham, Curzon Street and (b) Euston and Handsacre in Staffordshire; and what the average speed of a train on the HS2 line is expected to be on each route. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 197745 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The average journey time of a Pendolino between Euston and Birmingham city centre (New Street) is 1 hour 21 minutes. As set out in the Strategic Case for HS2 (October 2013), the average journey time of an HS2 train between Euston and Birmingham city centre (Curzon Street) will be 49 minutes – a saving of 32 minutes.</p><p> </p><p>The maximum line speed for a Pendolino travelling on the West Coast Main line is 125mph. HS2 is designed for a top speed of 250mph. Plans envisage services running at up to 225mph, which is becoming the standard capability for new high speed trains.</p><p> </p><p>There is no station for Handsacre on either the existing network or the HS2 network. The nearest relevant station is Crewe, for which comparative journey times are 1 hour 30 minutes for current services and 55 minutes by HS2 services – a saving of 35 minutes.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-05-09more like thismore than 2016-05-09
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 High Speed 2 Railway Line 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 total expenditure by HS2 to date; and how much has been spent on (a) land, (b) property, (c) compensation and (d) salaries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 36747 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-11more like thismore than 2016-05-11
star this property answer text <p>Under the Government’s commitment to transparency, the data that is recorded by departments for projects such as HS2 in its Major Projects Portfolio is published by departments alongside the publication of the Annual Report of the Infrastructure &amp; Projects Authority. This data includes financial statistics such as whole life costs of each project as well as total in-year budget, forecast spend and variance. This information is available from GOV.UK.</p><p> </p><p>Since 2009/10 the Government has spent £1.4bn on the HS2 programme. This includes the costs incurred by HS2 Ltd and Land &amp; Property expenditure. In relation to (a), (b) and (c), as of March 2016, £434.4m has been spent on land and property with a further £11.2m in compensation payments associated with the statutory blight regime. Please note that 2015/16 figures have not been audited yet.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to (d), the information on HS2 Ltd salaries is published in the company’s Annual Accounts, which are available from Gov.UK. As of March 2016, the total salaries for HS2 Ltd stand at £80.4m.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2016-05-11T16:14:21.49Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-11T16:14:21.49Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this