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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what sanctions have been applied in the last 12 months for poor quality performance on the Birmingham Cross City line by London Midland. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL5871 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
unstar this property answer text We have applied no sanctions against London Midland in regard to performance on the Birmingham Cross City line; we do not disaggregate performance by the train operators to that level. In the autumn of 2012 London Midland experienced a high number of cancellations, largely due to issues with availability of train crew. As a result, they breached the terms of their Franchise Agreement, and a remedial plan and package of benefits was agreed with the Department. As the Secretary of State for Transport announced to the House on 20 December 2012, this package included passenger benefits of: 500,000 discounted tickets, free travel for season ticket holders (worth up to c.£5.4m), capital investment, and additional driver training investment worth a combined £6.25m more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
42646
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Transport more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they intend to take in the light of the judgments of the Supreme Court in the case of Stott v Thomas CookTour Operators Ltd [2014] UKSC 15 to ensure that airline passengers have redress for violations of their fundamental human rights. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL5915 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport is currently considering the decision of the Supreme Court Judgement on the Stott v Thomas Cook case and any actions that may be necessary as a result.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2037
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
42916
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-12more like thismore than 2014-03-12
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government in what areas they operate drones; and for what use. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL5981 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence operates Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) globally for operational surveillance, precision attack and for training purposes.  Reaper RPAS is the only armed system.  It operates only in Afghanistan, and professional, qualified pilots follow the exact same Rules of Engagement as pilots of other aircraft types.</p><p> </p><p>Whilst the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has not used any RPAS, its Centre for Environment Fisheries &amp; Aquaculture Science, Food &amp; Environment Research Agency, Environment Agency, Natural England and Royal Botanic Gardens have used small RPAS to support work on flood defence and coastal erosion, and the monitoring of crops, plants and nature reserves.  All flights were carried out within the UK except for an aerial plant survey in Peru carried out by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office does not itself operate RPAS and the only police force operationally using a system (albeit very occasionally) is Staffordshire. This system is mostly used for patrol sweeps of car park and camping areas at V Festival, security sweeps for VIP events at the National Arboretum, they have also carried out some missing person, search and rescue, and counter-poaching tasks.</p><p> </p><p>Sussex Police have completed formal training and are now in the process of gathering experience with their own RPAS system – although if an important operational task came up RPAS would be deployed. The formal start date for the trial is in the near future.</p><p> </p><p>Kent Police, as part of the 2 Seas project, have hosted some RPAS trial flights to assess the performance of the system. They are planning to host an event about the project in July.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-25T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
42935
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of their plans to introduce new electrified railway lines between Manchester and Liverpool in December, whether they have taken into account the availability of electric trains as part of their negotiations to procure rolling stock. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL6000 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
unstar this property answer text <p>As announced today (27 March) the Department for Transport has granted a Direct Award to Northern for 22 months and is working with them to ensure rolling stock is available for a phased rollout of electric services between Liverpool and Manchester from the December 2014 timetable.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department takes account of availability of electric rolling stock in its decisions and the stock for this route will be modern, cascaded stock from other routes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-20more like thismore than 2015-10-20
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Fuels more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to introduce a British fuel efficiency test for all motor vehicles sold in the United Kingdom which exactly simulates real driving conditions and which does not use a rolling road nor overinflated tyres. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL2833 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>We will continue to work with the EU to produce testing that more accurately reflects real world driving conditions. The current laboratory test - the New European Test Procedure - is expected to be replaced in 2017 with a new test - the World Light duty Test Procedure - that will more closely replicate the design of modern vehicles and the way they are driven.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2015-11-03T12:52:33.157Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-03T12:52:33.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
422808
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star this property date less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation: Noise more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what research they have conducted into (1) understanding how noise emissions from aviation impact on local communities, and (2) the effectiveness of different noise mitigation approaches in reducing the number of individuals affected by aircraft noises. more like this
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Lord Soley more like this
star this property uin HL2855 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>In 2012 a National Noise Attitude Survey was carried out on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which included attitudes to noise from transport sources including aircraft.</p><br /><p>In 2014/15, Ipsos/MORI conducted on behalf of the Department for Transport a survey on noise attitudes which focused on noise from civil aviation, near to major airports in England. The results of the survey are currently being analysed with a view to publishing a report next year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2015-11-03T12:53:16.183Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-03T12:53:16.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Soley more like this
422809
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star this property date less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation: Exhaust Emissions more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential to reduce aviation emissions through improved air traffic management. more like this
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Lord Soley more like this
star this property uin HL2856 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK has set targets for the next five years for air traffic management aimed at reducing flying times and therefore aircraft emissions. These are in line with the environmental target contained within the EU performance scheme. In addition UK industry is actively involved in the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) programme which is developing new technology and operational procedures that will lead to further improvements in this area. This includes the implementation of the Civil Aviation Authority’s Future Airspace Strategy which has the need to reduce aviation emissions as a key objective.</p><p><strong></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2015-11-03T12:53:49.547Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-03T12:53:49.547Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Soley more like this
423173
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star this property date less than 2015-10-22more like thismore than 2015-10-22
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Great Western Railway Line more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what analysis they have conducted of the impact of having diesel and electric engines fitted to the new Hitachi Great Western Mainline trains on journey times (1) between Paddington and Cardiff, and (2) between Cardiff and Swansea. more like this
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Baroness Randerson more like this
star this property uin HL2923 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport is analysing the impact of Great Western electrification delays on the configuration of the Intercity Express Programme fleet. The analysis is looking at the timetable implications including journey times and capacity. The analysis will be informed by the recommendations made by Sir Peter Hendy. No final decisions have been made.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T11:35:32.087Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T11:35:32.087Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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4230
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
423194
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star this property date less than 2015-10-22more like thismore than 2015-10-22
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Driving under Influence more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Kramer on 19 March (HL5704), whether they plan to review the Coalition Government’s policy and to seek funding from the drinks industry to fund the Department for Transport’s drink driving campaigns. more like this
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Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe more like this
star this property uin HL2944 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <p>Sources of funding for campaign spend are kept under review but we currently have no plans to introduce a levy on the drinks industry to fund the drink drive campaign.</p><br /><p>Instead our aim is to develop partnerships with brands who can provide incentives to help drivers avoid alcohol if they are driving, or to help those people who are drinking get home safely without driving. To date we have secured the following partnerships so far for our 2015 campaign:</p><br /><p>- Coca Cola, who will be running their designated driver campaign, rewarding designated drivers with a buy-one-get-one-free offer on coke drinks in thousands of venues during the festive season.</p><p>- Budweiser who also promote and celebrate the important role of designated driver.</p><p>- Johnnie Walker, who ask drivers to take a pledge to never drink and drive, in return for discounted safe journeys home.</p><br /><p>These initiatives are all completely funded by the partner and add significant value to the campaign.</p><br /><p>We will continue to seek further partnerships with commercial brands who can extend the reach and impact of our campaigns.</p><p><strong></strong></p><p><strong></strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T11:36:50.13Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T11:36:50.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-03-11more like thismore than 2016-03-11
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading M4 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the total overall cost of the planned M4 relief road south of Newport, and what funding they will provide, if any, for that project. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL6933 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-24more like thismore than 2016-03-24
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport (DfT) is in regular contact with the devolved governments in both Scotland and Wales to discuss strategic matters and to co-operate on cross border roads. In this case, the M4 relief road south of Newport is entirely a matter for the Welsh Assembly and DfT have made no assessment of the scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2016-03-24T09:30:47.74Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-24T09:30:47.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this