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star this property date less than 2016-01-11more like thismore than 2016-01-11
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Department for Transport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Department for Transport: Grants remove filter
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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 many grants his Department awarded to projects for which the range of values in the Department's benefit-cost ratio assessment included negative values in each of the last six years; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Major transport schemes which are subject to ministerial approval include a value for money assessment in which benefits and costs are assessed. Since 2011 – the first year for which data is readily available – the Department has given final funding approval and awarded a grant to one major transport schemes whose costs exceeded its benefits:</p><br /><p>- Sheffield Tram Train Pilot. Approval of this scheme was granted on the basis that it is a pilot designed to test the range of issues, costs and opportunities involved in introducing the tram train concept to the UK.</p><br /> more like this
star 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 2016-01-14T15:35:21.413Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T15:35:21.413Z
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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 Gareth Thomas more like this