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1060961
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railways: Tickets more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What plans his Department has to expand smart ticketing for rail passengers. more like this
tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
tabling member printed
Henry Smith more like this
uin 909229 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>We have launched a consultation on extending the very popular pay-as-you-go Oyster system to other parts of the south-east, and we are looking at the underlying principles for the rest of the country, too. As the public consultation document sets out, we are considering different options, and I would encourage anyone who believes their local station should be included in a pay-as-you-go zone to respond to the consultation, saying what they want and why.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T14:59:17.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T14:59:17.787Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
3960
label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1060962
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Transport: Social Mobility more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent assessment he has made of the importance of transport connectivity to social mobility. more like this
tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Platt more like this
uin 909232 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>Good transport connectivity is critical for social mobility and allows people to access a wider pool of economic opportunities, from high quality jobs to education and training opportunities.</p><p> </p><p>That is why we have committed record capital investment in the transport systems and why we have put more spending power in the hands of local communities who best know the needs of their area.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T15:16:14.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T15:16:14.077Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
tabling member
4673
label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1060963
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railway Stations more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps he is taking to increase accessibility and capacity at local railway stations. more like this
tabling member constituency Weaver Vale more like this
tabling member printed
Mike Amesbury more like this
uin 909237 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>We are committed to improving accessibility and in April I will be announcing the stations which will benefit from an additional £300m of Access for All funding. This is in addition to access improvements being delivered at stations by the industry itself.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T15:40:48.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T15:40:48.243Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
tabling member
4667
label Biography information for Mike Amesbury more like this
1060964
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Bus Services: Tees Valley more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps he is taking to improve bus services in Teesside. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Paul Williams more like this
uin 909238 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The Bus Services Act 2017 provides the tools that local authorities need to improve local bus services. Bus Open Data powers in the Act will require bus operators in England to open up information about routes, timetables, fares and tickets in real time for passengers by 2020. These improvements aim to improve journey planning and help passengers secure best value tickets.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with interested local authorities to determine which of the powers provided are best able to support bus networks in their areas.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T15:44:58.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T15:44:58.463Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
tabling member
4666
label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams more like this
1059376
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railways: Compensation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department is making on the introduction of an automated delay repay compensation scheme that is interoperable across train operating companies. more like this
tabling member constituency North East Hampshire more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
uin 909230 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>As announced by the Secretary of State in October, the Government will mandate new franchises to introduce simple “one-click” automated claims systems, available via smartphones and smartcard registration. This will make it easier for passengers to claim compensation when they have suffered delays.</p><p> </p><p>We are also encouraging “one-click” compensation to be introduced across all DfT train operators.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T15:06:37.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T15:06:37.76Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
4498
label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
1058729
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern Rail Franchise more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what decisions his Department has taken on the next Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
tabling member printed
Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
uin 219532 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The Department has started considering the future of the Thameslink, Southern, and Great Northern franchise (TSGN). We are working closely with the Williams Rail Review, which is examining the most appropriate organisational and commercial models for the future of the rail industry. As a result, a decision will not be made regarding the future of TSGN before the Review findings are published in Autumn 2019.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T14:54:14.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T14:54:14.273Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
4615
label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1058791
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Seaborne Freight more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost to the public purse has been of (a) due diligence checks and (b) other work carried out by or on behalf of his Department in relation to the Seaborne Freight contract. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
tabling member printed
Richard Burden more like this
uin 219276 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>For all three freight contracts, the combined costs of external legal, financial and project assurance advice up to the end of December 2018 were approximately £800,000. Subsequent costs up to termination cannot yet be derived as contracts are still live and invoices pending.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T10:31:23.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T10:31:23.517Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
tabling member
301
label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
1058804
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Cycling and Walking more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that all active travel initiatives that specify walking and cycling also include horse riding. more like this
tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
tabling member printed
Dr David Drew more like this
uin 219273 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The Government’s response to the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy Safety Review, published in November 2018, included a number of measures which will benefit horse riders, including making motorists aware of the need to leave safe distances when over taking people cycling or horse riding. The Government will also consider the needs of horse riders in its forthcoming review of the Highway Code. The Government does not intend to specify that all active travel initiatives should include a horse-riding element: decisions on this are a matter for local authorities.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T10:36:00.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T10:36:00.093Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
252
label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1058808
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading High Speed 2 Railway Line more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much money (a) has been paid and (b) is waiting to be paid to legal firms or lawyers by (i) HS2 and (ii) his Department in respect of any aspect of High Speed 2 in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Chesham and Amersham more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Cheryl Gillan more like this
uin 219242 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The HS2 budget is £55.7bn and legal costs are included therein.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T16:27:46.693Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T16:27:46.693Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
tabling member
18
label Biography information for Dame Cheryl Gillan more like this
1058883
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 remove filter
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Aviation: Southwark more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many flights flew over the London Borough of Southwark in each of the last three years. more like this
tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
tabling member printed
Ms Harriet Harman more like this
uin 219244 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The Department does not record or hold this type of information.</p><p> </p><p>Airspace use is complex and it is very difficult to assess the level of air traffic over a given area. However, specific airports may be able to provide details of the level of their air traffic which impacts on certain communities.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T10:48:52.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T10:48:52.22Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
150
label Biography information for Ms Harriet Harman more like this