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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
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading St Pancras Station: Passengers more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many passengers have used high-speed rail services from London St Pancras station in each year since such services started. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 21962 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Whilst Eurostar services commenced in 1994, St Pancras has only been the London terminus for HS1 services since late 2007. Eurostar journeys originating from St Pancras are as follows:</p><br /><p>2008 4.3m</p><p>2009 4.3m</p><p>2010 4.6m</p><p>2011 4.7m</p><p>20124.8m</p><p>2013 5.0m</p><p>2014 5.1m</p><p>2015 5.1m</p><br /><p>Domestic high speed services, operated by franchised train company Southeastern, commenced in 2010. Southeastern journeys originating from St Pancras are as follows:</p><br /><p>2010 0.6m</p><p>2011 2.0m</p><p>2012 2.5m</p><p>2013 2.8m</p><p>2014 3.0m</p><p>2015 3.4m</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2016-01-14T15:55:53.417Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T15:55:53.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
443786
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Stratford Station: Passengers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 estimate he has made of the number of passengers who will (a) access Crossrail services via Stratford station and (b) pass through Stratford station on Crossrail services in each of the first three years after Crossrail services commence. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 21775 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>Transport for London’s forecasts indicate that the following passenger numbers will (a) access Crossrail services via Stratford station and (b) pass through Stratford station on Crossrail services in each of the first three years after Crossrail services commence.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><br></p></td><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>2020</p></td><td><p>2021</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Passenger numbers accessing Crossrail services via Stratford Station</p></td><td><p>7.07m</p></td><td><p>7.18m</p></td><td><p>7.29m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Crossrail passenger numbers using Stratford station as an interchange</p></td><td><p>34.89m</p></td><td><p>35.43m</p></td><td><p>35.96m</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>I have interpreted part ‘b’ of your request as referring to Crossrail passengers who will use Stratford station as an interchange.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2016-01-14T15:49:48.19Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T15:49:48.19Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
443722
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Transport: Information Officers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 press and public relations staff are employed by his Department; how many of those employees are paid more than (a) £50,000 and (b) £100,000; and what the total expenditure was on press and public relations by his Department in the most recent year for which figures are available. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 21970 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The number of press and public relations staff employed in the central Department on 1 January 2016 was sixteen (all full-time employees). Four of those staff have annual salaries over £50,000 and none are over £100,000.</p><br /><p>The total of 16 staff compares to an equivalent figure for the central Department in 2009/10 of 19.</p><br /><p>The total expenditure on press and PR staff and related services in 2014-15 was £1,266,000.</p><br /><p>Overall communications expenditure by the central Department in 2014-15 was £22 million lower than in 2009-10. Across Government the government communications profession reduced communications spending by a total of £1 billion during the last Parliament.</p> 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 2016-01-14T15:30:05.043Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T15:30:05.043Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
443782
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Electric Vehicles more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 claims under the plug-in grant scheme for (a) cars and (b) vans have been accepted in each quarter since the introduction of that scheme. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 21898 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The number of claims that have been made under the plug-in car grant scheme for each quarter since its introduction is as follows:</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Quarter</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Car Claims </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2011</p></td><td><p>462</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2011</p></td><td><p>230</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2011</p></td><td><p>104</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2011</p></td><td><p>109</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2012</p></td><td><p>400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2012</p></td><td><p>406</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2012</p></td><td><p>599</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2012</p></td><td><p>710</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2013</p></td><td><p>612</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2013</p></td><td><p>920</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2013</p></td><td><p>1109</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2013</p></td><td><p>1047</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2014</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2014</p></td><td><p>2536</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2014</p></td><td><p>4889</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2014</p></td><td><p>5976</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2015</p></td><td><p>8558</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2015</p></td><td><p>6992</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2015</p></td><td><p>6957</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2015</p></td><td><p>8453</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>TOTAL</p></td><td><p>53084</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>The number of claims that have been made under the plug-in van grant scheme for each quarter since its introduction is as follows:</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Quarter</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Van Claims </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2011</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2011</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2011</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2011</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2012</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2012</p></td><td><p>99</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2012</p></td><td><p>41</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2012</p></td><td><p>75</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2013</p></td><td><p>49</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2013</p></td><td><p>46</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2013</p></td><td><p>53</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2013</p></td><td><p>41</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2014</p></td><td><p>37</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2014</p></td><td><p>196</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2014</p></td><td><p>170</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2014</p></td><td><p>206</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan - Mar 2015</p></td><td><p>298</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr - Jun 2015</p></td><td><p>251</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul - Sept 2015</p></td><td><p>163</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct - Dec 2015</p></td><td><p>181</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>TOTAL</p></td><td><p>1906</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>The total number of car and van grant claims in the fourth quarter of 2015 is still subject to audit.</p><br /><p>These figures do not include claims that have been cancelled.</p><br /><p>I am pleased to note that this Government has recently announced a long-term extension to the<a href="https://www.gov.uk/plug-in-car-van-grants" target="_blank">plug-in car grant</a>, backed by a £400 million package to treble the number of ultra low emission vehicles on Britain’s roads. This means the grant will continue well beyond the latest guarantee of February 2016 until at least the end of March 2018 and will mean more than 100,000 people will benefit over the coming years — double the number who have already claimed the grant since 2011.</p><br />
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 2016-01-14T15:22:35.717Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T15:22:35.717Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
443762
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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
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Department for Transport: Grants more like this
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25259
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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
unstar this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 21766 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
443324
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star this property date less than 2016-01-07more like thismore than 2016-01-07
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Department for Transport: Stoke on Trent more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many jobs in (a) his Department and (b) each of its non-departmental public bodies, executive agencies, non-ministerial departments, advisory bodies and other accountable statutory bodies (i) have been abolished or relocated from Stoke-on-Trent since 2010 and (ii) will be abolished in or relocated from Stoke-on-Trent by 2020. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent Central more like this
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Tristram Hunt more like this
star this property uin 21453 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In the Department for Transport itself, no posts have been based in Stoke-on-Trent since 2010.</p><br /><p>The Department’s Executive Agencies (Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, Vehicle Certification Agency and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) have had no posts based in Stoke-on-Trent since 2010, other than the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, who respond as follows:</p><br /><p>As part of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) testing transformation programme, which has the aim of taking testing closer to the customer, DVSA’s Goods Vehicle Testing Station (GVTS) in Stoke-on-Trent was closed in April 2015. Twenty nine roles were based at this testing station. The staff previously based at the station are still working for DVSA in the area; twenty four of these roles are now based at other DVSA sites and the remaining five staff are being redeployed to other roles in DVSA. There are currently no plans to close any further DVSA Good Vehicle Testing Stations (GVTS) or Driving Test Centres (DTC) in the Stoke-on-Trent area between now and 2020.</p><br /><p>We are not aware of any jobs being based in Stoke-on-Trent since 2010 in the wider accountable statutory bodies.</p>
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 2016-01-14T16:03:50.317Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T16:03:50.317Z
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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 Tristram Hunt more like this