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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railway Signals more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to encourage Network Rail to generate the electricity it consumes from standby electricity generators for its signalling instalments from renewable energy sources. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Bradshaw more like this
uin HL17706 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>Network Rail is conducting a study to assess the potential for large scale renewable energy generation across its estate. The long-term aim of the project is to see Network Rail generating renewable electricity for both train traction and other uses.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport recently funded a demonstrator project that has connected 100 solar panels to the Wessex route’s traction system, with energy from the panels set to power signalling and lights.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T15:24:04.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:24:04.067Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
2483
label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
1139070
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Aviation: Exhaust Emissions more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what communications they have had with airports and the airline industry regarding the inclusion of international aviation emissions in climate change emissions targets. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
uin HL17155 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Government engages regularly with the aviation industry at a Ministerial and official level on a number of issues including how we tackle emissions from international aviation.</p><p> </p><p>Emissions from domestic flights are already covered by our existing domestic legislation and the Committee on Climate Change account for emissions from international aviation in their advice on setting our carbon budgets. This will continue to be the case for the new net zero target.</p><p> </p><p>Action to tackle emissions from international aviation must be done globally to be effective. That is why we are working closely with the International Civil Aviation Organization, to ensure we and the rest of the world are taking ambitious action.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-07-24T12:01:38.63Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T12:01:38.63Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
4297
label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
1140007
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Airports more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on the expansion of airports in view of their commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050; and what changes will be needed to surface and air traffic to achieve that target. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Berkeley more like this
uin HL17242 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The government firmly believes that aviation needs to play its part in reaching ‘net zero’, and is committed to setting a clear and appropriate level of ambition for the aviation sector. The aviation 2050 strategy will set out a long-term vision for UK aviation emissions reduction. It is expected to be published later this year.</p><p> </p><p>The Airports National Policy Statement requires that development consent would only be granted if the applicant can demonstrate that expansion will not materially impact the ability of government to meet its carbon reduction targets.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-07-24T12:03:43.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T12:03:43.957Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
3526
label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
1110692
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading South Western Railway: Timetables more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Sugg on 27 March (HL14667), what assessment they have made of whether timetable bids for later trains within the Network Rail Framework could be considered if they are approached by the franchisee, South Western Rail. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Patten more like this
uin HL15156 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
answer text <p><strong> </strong>South Western Railway has applied to Network Rail to run later services to Yeovil for the timetable change on 15 December this year. The new timetable is currently being developed through the rail industry's timetabling process led by Network Rail.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-04-25T13:49:52.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T13:49:52.917Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
1137
label Biography information for Lord Patten more like this
1123284
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Shipping: Inspections more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the announcement by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency that four foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports in March after failing Port State Control inspection, who is responsible for paying (1) port, and (2) other, charges incurred by those ships during the detention period. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Berkeley more like this
uin HL15340 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
answer text <p><strong> </strong>The ship operator (owner or manager) has the responsibility for paying all costs incurred while the ship is under detention.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-05-08T15:00:04.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T15:00:04.683Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
3526
label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
1145223
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Airports: Air Pollution more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what the trend has been in the amount of air pollution surrounding major airports over the last three years for which figures are available; and what progress they have made in securing a reduction of harmful air pollutants in those areas. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Bradshaw more like this
uin HL17750 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
answer text <p><strong> </strong>There is a long-term downward trend in the concentration of most pollutants surrounding major airports. Air pollution is the top environmental risk to health in the UK and the government remains determined to improve air quality. Our recent consultation on a new aviation strategy included proposed measures to ensure that aviation’s contribution to local air quality issues is properly understood and addressed.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T15:36:23.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:36:23.87Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
2483
label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
764342
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-10-02more like thismore than 2017-10-02
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 more like this
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Prison Officers: Termination of Employment more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prison officers have left the Prison Service in the past 12 months who had (1) over five years’ service, and (2) over 10 years’ service; and what were the reasons given for their departure. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Ramsbotham more like this
uin HL1679 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
answer text <p><strong>The number of band 3-5 prison officers who left the service in the 12 months to 30 June 2017 is provided in the table below. </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Table 1: Band 3-5 prison officer leavers (headcount) by length of service and reason for leaving, 12 months to June 2017.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Less than 5 years</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5-9 years</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>10 years or more</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dismissals</p></td><td><p>41</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>288</p></td><td><p>383</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Resignations</p></td><td><p>521</p></td><td><p>139</p></td><td><p>230</p></td><td><p>890</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Retirements</p></td><td><p>~</p></td><td><p>~</p></td><td><p>268</p></td><td><p>274</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Medical Retirement</p></td><td><p>~</p></td><td><p>~</p></td><td><p>115</p></td><td><p>118</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other Leavers</p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p>21</p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p>105</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>605</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>222</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>943</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>1,770</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Notes</strong></p><ul><li>The ‘Other’ category largely consists of fixed-term appointments coming to the end of their contract.</li><li>~ Denotes suppressed values of 2 or fewer or other values which allow values of 2 or fewer to be derived by subtraction. Low numbers are suppressed to prevent disclosure in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998.</li></ul><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
question first answered
less than 2017-10-16T16:52:29.823Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-16T16:52:29.823Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
3744
label Biography information for Lord Ramsbotham more like this
1130822
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Roads: Construction more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when a Habitats Regulation Assessment will be undertaken in respect of the ancient woodland, wildlife and conservation areas which will be affected by the planned Oxford to Cambridge expressway. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Deech more like this
uin HL16189 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
answer text <p>A Habitats Regulations Assessment will be completed if a preferred route has the potential to cause a significant effect on habitats specified in legislation.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-06-20T14:25:57.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:25:57.683Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
3756
label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
753937
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Iraq Committee of Inquiry more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text Her Majesty's Government what lessons they have learned from the duration and cost of the Chilcot Inquiry. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Truscott more like this
uin HL1083 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
answer text <p>A number of lessons about inquiry processes were learned from the Iraq Inquiry, and government has absorbed these so that future inquiries can benefit from the experience. Government has received the report of Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Iraq Inquiry, and will be responding in due course, setting out the lessons learned.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2017-09-06T12:56:33.7Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-06T12:56:33.7Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
3682
label Biography information for Lord Truscott more like this
764322
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-10-02more like thismore than 2017-10-02
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Driving Offences more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were killed or injured as a result of driving offences in (1) 2015, and (2) 2016; what was the victim’s road user mode in each case; and where those statistics are reported. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
uin HL1659 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
answer text <p>A number of offences under the Road Traffic Act 1988 involve causing death by driving, or may result in injury.</p><p>While the CPS does not maintain a central record of the number of people killed or injured as a result of driving offences, or the victim’s mode of transport at the time the offence or offences were committed, the table below shows the number of <em>offences</em>, (rather than defendants) charged under the relevant sections of the Road Traffic Act 1988 during 2015 and 2016. It should be noted that a single defendant may be charged with more than one offence.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 { 1 } <em>Causing death by dangerous driving</em></p></td><td><p>228</p></td><td><p>347</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 { 1A } <em>Causing serious injury by dangerous driving</em></p></td><td><p>392</p></td><td><p>504</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 { 2B } <em>Causing death by careless, or inconsiderate, driving</em></p></td><td><p>206</p></td><td><p>275</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 { 3A } <em>Causing death by careless driving: drink or drugs</em></p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>45</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 { 3ZB } <em>Causing death by driving: unlicensed or uninsured drivers</em></p></td><td><p>67</p></td><td><p>87</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 { 3ZC } <em>Causing death by driving: disqualified drivers</em></p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 { 3ZD } <em>Causing serious injury by driving: disqualified drivers</em></p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Other road traffic offences can also involve death or injury which does not form part of the charge.</p><p> </p>
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2017-10-16T16:50:32.963Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-16T16:50:32.963Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
4297
label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this