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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
answer
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
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
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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
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
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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
1123760
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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 Channel Ferries: Contracts 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 14 March (HL14167), whether the Accounting Officer issued an Accounting Officer Statement on no-deal ferry contracts in line with Cabinet Office-Treasury guidance; and, if so, whether they will publish it. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court more like this
uin HL15398 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>An accounting officer assessment was completed in relation to the Department’s no-deal contingency planning for additional maritime freight capacity. The assessment concluded that the contracts met the requirements of Managing Public Money.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-05-08T15:20:04.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T15:20:04.5Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
4586
label Biography information for Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court more like this
1123281
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 Driving under Influence 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 2 April (HL14846), whether they will also monitor the results of the December 2014 reduction in the legal blood alcohol limit for motorists in Scotland from 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood to 50 milligrams; and what assessment they have made of the possible effects of introducing such a reduction for motorists in the rest of the UK. more like this
tabling member printed
Earl Attlee more like this
uin HL15337 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
answer text <p>An independent report of the impact of the Scottish limit reduction, led by the University of Glasgow, was published on 12 December 2018. The study found that lowering the drink drive limit was not associated with any reduction in total road traffic accident rates or serious and fatal road traffic accident rates.</p><p> </p><p>There are no current plans to lower the drink drive limit in England and Wales. The Government believes that rigorous enforcement and serious penalties for drink drivers are a more effective deterrent than changing the drink driving limit.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-05-08T15:09:37.543Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T15:09:37.543Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
3425
label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1111054
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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 Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification 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 much has been spent on remodelling bridges in Leicestershire to accommodate the overhead cabling required for electrification along the parts of the Midland Main Line which are not now to be electrified. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Randerson more like this
uin HL15188 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
answer text <p>Approximately £12m has been spent on remodelling bridges in Leicestershire as part of the Midland Main Line upgrade. These works have delivered benefits including extension of the life of the bridges, improved safety both at trackside and on highways above the bridges, improved access for maintenance and examination, and enhanced gauge clearance allowing larger freight trains to use the line.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2019-04-26T13:14:42.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-26T13:14:42.687Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
4230
label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
767322
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
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 Dangerous Driving 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 prosecutions there were in 2016 for causing death by driving; and of those, how many resulted in a conviction. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
uin HL1740 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-10-23more like thismore than 2017-10-23
answer text <p>Defendants proceeded against and found guilty at all courts in England and Wales 2016 for offences of causing death by driving are in the table below:</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Defendants prceeded againt at magistrates' courts and offenders found guilty at all courts of causing death by driving <sup>(1)</sup> in England and Wales 2016 <sup>(2)(3)</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Offence</p></td><td><p>Procecuted at Magistrates' courts</p></td><td><p>Found guilty<sup>(4)</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>01. Causing death by dangerous driving</p></td><td><p>229</p></td><td><p>157</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>02. Causing death by careless driving under influence of drink or drugs</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>32</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>03. Causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving</p></td><td><p>215</p></td><td><p>225</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>03a. Causing death by driving without due care / consideration while over prescribed limit - specified controlled drug</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>04. Causing death by driving unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>05. Causing death by aggravated vehicle taking</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>- ' = Nil</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p>(1) defined as Sections 1, 3 (a)(b)(c) Road Traffic Act 1988 and 12A of the Theft Act 1968.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p>(2) The figures given in the table relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p>(3) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(4) Convictions may exceed prosecutions in a given year because defendants who appear before both courts may be convicted at the Crown Court for a different offence to that for which they were originally proceeded against at magistrates’ court.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ref: PQ HL 1740</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2017-10-23T12:29:31.32Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-23T12:29:31.32Z
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
753947
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 Government Departments: Correspondence 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, further to the Written Statement by Lord Young of Cookham on 11 July (HLWS37), what steps they have taken to seek explanations from Ministers and Agency Chief Executives in (1) the Department for Communities and Local Government, (2) the Department for Education, (3) the Home Office, (4) HM Revenue and Customs, and (5) Ofwat, in the light of the Minister's response that they have failed to answer one third of the correspondence within the target set for replies. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
uin HL1094 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
answer text <p>Government takes seriously its responsibilities for providing timely replies to correspondence from MPs and Peers. The Departments in question are committed to improving their performance on replying to correspondence from MPs and Peers and have plans in place to do so.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
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less than 2017-09-06T12:56:14.663Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-06T12:56:14.663Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
883
label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this