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1006033
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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 Roads: Standards more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on the level of funding required to ensure highway roads are protected and do not significantly deteriorate in (a) Bury (b) the North West and (c) England. more like this
tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
tabling member printed
James Frith more like this
uin 190948 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Transport meets regularly with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to discuss a wide range of issues.</p><p> </p><p>From the £420 million for road maintenance announced in the Budget 2018, the Department for Transport has allocated a) Bury with £0.903 million (b) the North West with £53.094 million and (c) England with £420 million. This funding was provided to authorities on 13 November 2018.</p><p> </p><p>This funding is in addition to just under £6.2 billion we are allocating to highway authorities between 2015 and 2021 for local highways maintenance, including £296 million through the pothole action fund.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-15T13:01:14.527Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T13:01:14.527Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4637
label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1006156
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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 Road Works more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what (a) incentives and (b) sanctions are available to Highways England to promote compliance with its instructions on roadworks undertaken by utility companies. more like this
tabling member constituency Barrow and Furness more like this
tabling member printed
John Woodcock more like this
uin 190841 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-19
answer text <p>The New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 enables Highways England to apply charges where works are unreasonably prolonged (i.e. take longer in duration than agreed) and to prosecute utility companies for offences (including failure to comply with directions given).</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-19T10:47:34.603Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T10:47:34.603Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
3917
label Biography information for John Woodcock more like this
1003612
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Heathrow Airport more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has received assurances from Heathrow Airport that there are no plans to increase landing charges; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
tabling member printed
Zac Goldsmith more like this
uin 189686 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
answer text <p>The Secretary of State has set out a clear expectation that airport charges should remain close to 2016 levels under expansion, and Heathrow Airport Limited has stated that it will seek to meet this challenge. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) also confirmed in April 2018 that there are credible scenarios in which landing charges could remain close to 2016 levels in real terms.</p><p>As the scheme design and regulatory framework continue to develop, the CAA will scrutinise all proposals for expansion to ensure that, in line with its primary duty, they are in the best interest of the consumer. The CAA has confirmed that this could include a small increase in airport charges if that was required to unlock the wider consumer benefits of expansion.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-14T17:33:33.417Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:33:33.417Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4062
label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
1003620
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Heathrow Airport: Road Traffic more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the expansion of Heathrow Airport on local road networks. more like this
tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
tabling member printed
Andy Slaughter more like this
uin 189623 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-19
answer text <p>The Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) was designated on 26 <del class="ministerial">July</del> <ins class="ministerial">June</ins> 2018, paving the way for a development consent application. As part of the development of the Airports NPS, an Appraisal of Sustainability was undertaken which included analysis of surface impacts for all three options shortlisted by the Airports Commission.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the surface access requirements in the Airports NPS, the Government has specified that any applicant for development consent must submit a surface access strategy as part of their application.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-19T10:54:12.873Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2018-11-26T16:27:02.787Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:27:02.787Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
85388
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1516
label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
1002550
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how his Department will measure progress towards the target for all new vehicles to be effectively zero-emission by 2040. more like this
tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
tabling member printed
David Simpson more like this
uin 188783 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
answer text <p>By setting long term ambitions for 2040 and 2050, the Government has sent a clear signal for the UK’s direction of travel to provide industry and consumers with certainty on the transition to zero emission vehicles. The Government’s Road to Zero strategy, published in July, set out that by 2030 we want to see at least 50% and as many as 70% of new car sales being ultra low emission, alongside up to 40% of new vans. We expect this transition to be industry and consumer led, supported in the coming years by the measures set out in the Road to Zero strategy.</p><p> </p><p>There is significant uncertainty over some of the key drivers of the transition – including battery technology and new mobility services. The Government will be actively tracking market developments, looking at key factors such as uptake of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles, deployment of infrastructure, and consumer issues. We will review momentum towards our ambition by 2025, and will consider what interventions are needed if not enough progress is being made.</p>
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T13:30:32.36Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T13:30:32.36Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1597
label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1001935
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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 Aerospace Industry and Aviation: Research more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what target he has set for investment in research and development in the aviation and aerospace industries. more like this
tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
tabling member printed
Andy McDonald more like this
uin 188126 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
answer text <p>The Department for Transport does not have specific targets for investment in research and development in the aviation and aerospace industries.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-15T15:14:09.04Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:14:09.04Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4269
label Biography information for Andy McDonald more like this
1002038
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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 Motor Vehicles: Testing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department takes to ensure that MOT tests are being conducted to a satisfactory standard. more like this
tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
tabling member printed
David Simpson more like this
uin 188059 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
answer text <p>The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) supervises the MOT scheme on behalf of the Department. The DVSA authorises testers to conduct MOTs. All testers undergo strict training to become an authorised tester, and must pass an annual assessment to retain that authorised status.</p><p> </p><p>The DVSA uses data analysis, intelligence and inspection visits to carry out targeted checks on garages and testers to ensure testing is conducted in accordance with the MOT inspection manual.</p><p> </p><p>The DVSA ensures that MOT tests are conducted to a satisfactory standard by observing MOT tests, mystery shopper exercises, re-inspecting recently tested vehicles and surveillance operations.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T13:33:27.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T13:33:27.22Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1597
label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1002039
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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 Motorcycles: Licensing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of motorcycle licences issued in each of the last three years. more like this
tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
tabling member printed
David Simpson more like this
uin 188060 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
answer text <p>The specific information requested is not held. However, there are currently around 3.7 million drivers in Great Britain who hold entitlement to drive a motorcycle. The number of licences issued in each of the last three years following a notification of a motorcycle test pass being received by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is shown in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of motorcycle licences</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>36,939</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>39,492</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>41,150</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>30,870</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-15T15:07:52.91Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:07:52.91Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1597
label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1002069
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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 Airlines: Insolvency more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Airline Insolvency Review interim report, published by his Department on 12 July 2018, if he will make it his policy to (a) take steps in response to the final findings of the report and (b) take steps to set up a comprehensive model of insolvency and repatriation protection for consumers. more like this
tabling member constituency Inverclyde more like this
tabling member printed
Ronnie Cowan more like this
uin 188169 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
answer text <p>The Airline Insolvency Review is an independent review commissioned by government following the collapse of Monarch Airlines in 2017. Publication is expected in the coming months. Once the report is published, the Department will consider the recommendations of the review and take steps accordingly to ensure a strong level of protection for consumers in the event of airline failure, with minimal impact to the taxpayer.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T13:35:56.243Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T13:35:56.243Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4465
label Biography information for Ronnie Cowan more like this
1002161
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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 Transport: Exhaust Emissions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the level of Co2 emissions from private transport in (a) London, (b) England and Wales and (c) the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
uin 188102 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
answer text <p>Estimates of the levels of CO2 emissions from cars, mopeds and motorcycles for England and Wales and the UK are shown in the table below. Equivalent data for London is not available for these vehicle types. Figures include emissions from taxis and private hire vehicles.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Carbon dioxide emissions from passenger cars, mopeds &amp; motorcycles in 2016: UK (kilotonnes CO<sub>2</sub>)</strong></p></td><td><p>England and Wales</p></td><td><p>UK</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Passenger cars</p></td><td><p>61,036</p></td><td><p>69,683</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mopeds &amp; motorcycles</p></td><td><p>488</p></td><td><p>531</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Source: Greenhouse Gas Inventories for England, Scotland, Wales &amp; Northern Ireland: 1990-2016</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-15T12:58:01.89Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T12:58:01.89Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1604
label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this