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star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West more like this
star this property house id 2 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 how many representations have been made to Ministers at the Department for Transport by Members of Parliament about regional rail link improvements from Manchester to East Lancashire since May 2010 including (1) to Clitheroe, (2) to Burnley, and (3) to Rawtenstall. more like this
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Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
star this property uin HL2364 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>A number of representations have been made by Members of Parliament since May 2010 concerning rail improvements in the North-West. In addition there has been one Adjournment Debate on improving rail services between Clitheroe, Blackburn and Manchester, one letter regarding improvements to Clitheroe, twelve Parliamentary Questions and six letters concerning the Todmorden curve or services to Burnley, and two Parliamentary Questions concerning the Rawtenstall rail extension project.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:11:51.8764285Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:11:51.8764285Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2489
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
100630
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West 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 case for improving inter-regional rail links in the North West of England, particularly between East Lancashire and Greater Manchester. more like this
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Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
star this property uin HL2361 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The case for improving inter-regional rail links in the North West of England has been assessed in a number of studies including the Northern Hub and Network Rail’s Lancashire and Cumbria and North-West Route Utilisation strategies. The case will be further addressed in respect of Network Rail’s Control Period 6 (2019-20<ins class="ministerial">2</ins><del class="ministerial">1</del>4) and beyond through the Northern Route Study as part of Network Rail’s Long Term Planning Process to inform decisions on the Government’s Rail Investment Strategy for Control Period 6.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:12:57.52Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:12:57.52Z
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less than 2014-11-05T12:17:05.0180707Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T12:17:05.0180707Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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25208
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2489
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
99971
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line 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 is the annual average income earned by each seat on the East Coast rail service in (1) standard class, and (2) first class. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL2186 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The average revenue per seat on the East Coast rail service, calculated by dividing the annual farebox revenue by the number of seats is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>1) Standard Class: £27,992</p><p>2) First Class: £28,021</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:13:29.5657253Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:13:29.5657253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
100631
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West 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 improve rail links between East Lancashire and Manchester; and what factors were considered when making judgements about which projects to support. more like this
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Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
star this property uin HL2362 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>Plans to improve rail links between East Lancashire and Manchester including the scheme to install a two-mile loop between Darwen and Sough tunnel (near Entwistle) to facilitate additional services between Blackburn and Manchester and the introduction of improved Burnley – Manchester services using the recently-constructed curve at Todmorden are being promoted by the relevant local authorities. The judgement of which projects to support is a matter for the promoters.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:12:24.72437Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:12:24.72437Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2489
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
100911
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Roads: South West 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 much his Department plans to spend on improving the road network (a) in Devon and Cornwall and (b) within a 30 mile radius of the centre of Plymouth in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 221888 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to improving the road network in the South West over the next five years.</p><p> </p><p>This includes committing £5.8 billion for local highways maintenance, between 2015 and 2021, to English local authorities. We anticipate announcing local highway allocations by the end of the year.</p><p> </p><p>We have also announced funding for integrated transport which could include road improvement schemes as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Authority</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>2015/16 (£m)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>2016/17 (£m)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>2017/18 (£m)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>2018/19 (£m)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>2019/20 (£m)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>2020/21 (£m)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devon</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>3.60</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>3.60</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>3.60</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>3.60</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>3.60</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>3.60</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>4.10</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>4.10</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>4.10</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>4.10</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>4.10</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>4.10</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Plymouth City</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.94</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.94</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.94</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.94</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.94</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.94</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Torbay</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.63</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.63</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.63</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.63</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.63</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.63</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A number of other major Schemes which help to improve the local road network which are receiving specific funding in 2015/16 are currently under construction and these are as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Council</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Project</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Total Funding</p><p>(DfT) (£m)</p><p> </p></td><td><p>Timeline</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devon</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>A380 Kingskerswell Bypass</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>76.40</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Completion Date:</p><p>December 2015</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Camborne-Pool-Redruth Transport Package</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>16.10</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Completion Date:</p><p>April 2015</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>A3059/A3058 Rialton Link</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>2.00</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Completion Date:</p><p>May 2015</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>A386 Union Corner Junction Improvements</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>1.60</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Completion Date:</p><p>July 2015</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Local Growth Deals announced in July 2014 provided funding for a number of schemes to improve the road network in Devon, Cornwall and Plymouth. Further details can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/local-growth-deals" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/local-growth-deals</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The total funding provided which will be spent on road schemes is:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Area</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>Funding (£m)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devon and Cornwall</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>74.77</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Plymouth (within 30 mile radius)</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>52.87</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>For the strategic road network, the Department is undertaking a feasibility study of the A303/A30/A358 corridor. This is expected to report back at Autumn Statement 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Looking forward to the next five years, the Highways Agency is currently developing route strategies which outline investment priorities for the strategic road network for the period up to March 2021 and beyond. Proposals emerging from this will be considered by Ministers leading up to the Autumn Statement, with completion of the route strategies programme by the end of March 2015.</p><p> </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 2014-10-30T14:38:14.6841413Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T14:38:14.6841413Z
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1562
star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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4022
unstar this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
100757
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star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading A64 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, if he will provide funding for road improvements and a dual carriageway for the A64 between York and Scarborough; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 211749 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>In terms of future investment planning for the strategic road network, the Highways Agency is currently conducting its route strategy process to establish operational and investment priorities for all routes on the strategic road network. It is through this process that improvements to the A64 between York and Scarborough will be considered. The route strategy work is due for completion in March 2015 and will help inform the Department’s road investment strategy which we aim to complete before the end of this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:14:03.1434366Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:14:03.1434366Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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384
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
100760
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star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Bus Services: Disability 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, if he will review the decision to postpone the implementation of the driver training elements of EU regulation No. 181/2011 for up to four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent North more like this
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Joan Walley more like this
star this property uin 211763 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>My Noble Friend Baroness Kramer, Minister for Local Transport has recently completed a review of the use of a derogation applied under EU Regulation 181/2011 (concerning bus and coach passenger rights) exempting bus and coach drivers from undertaking mandatory disability awareness training.</p><p> </p><p>To inform this review, she wrote to bus industry representatives, disability stakeholders and charities seeking their input, to determine whether drivers are receiving adequate disability awareness training under the current voluntary arrangement.</p><p> </p><p>Having received and considered many comprehensive responses, the findings have been shared with Ministerial colleagues who are discussing how best to proceed.</p><p> </p><p>While these discussions continue, officials will place a summary of all responses received in relation to the review on the Government’s website as a matter of priority.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:12:52.517515Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:12:52.517515Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Joan Walley more like this
100254
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gatwick Airport Consultative Committee 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, if he will state the names and the organisations represented by the current members of the Gatwick Airport Consultative Committee. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tonbridge and Malling more like this
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Sir John Stanley more like this
star this property uin 211392 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport has recently updated its guidelines on the establishment and operation of airport consultative committees which includes recommendations on the types of organisations that should be represented. These can be found on the GOV.UK website. The government does not have a role in deciding which organisations should be represented on a particular consultative committee. Responsibility for the composition of the Gatwick Airport Consultative Committee (GATCOM) rests with Gatwick Airport in collaboration with the committee.</p><p> </p><p>A list of the names and organisations represented on GATCOM is publically available and can be found on the GATCOM website.</p><p> </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 2014-10-30T16:06:39.9710346Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T16:06:39.9710346Z
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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 Sir John Stanley more like this
100759
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation 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 assessment he has made of the potential effects on (a) regional air routes to Northern Ireland and (b) other regional UK routes of the sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports to a Spanish and Australian consortium. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast North more like this
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Mr Nigel Dodds more like this
star this property uin 211666 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no such assessment. Airports, and the airlines that use them, operate in a competitive environment and it is for them to take commercial decisions on the services that they offer. The Spanish partner, Ferrovial, already had an interest in these airports through its shareholding in Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA).</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 2014-10-30T16:01:03.511188Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T16:01:03.511188Z
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1562
star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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1388
unstar this property label Biography information for Nigel Dodds more like this
100758
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation: Licensing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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, what guidance his Department issues to the Civil Aviation Authority on the amount of time that body should take to process applications for licences. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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David Mowat more like this
star this property uin 211695 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>As the aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has its own internal performance targets for processing licence applications.</p><p> </p><p>The CAA publishes its code of practice on its website. This sets out the standards and the levels of service which both the aviation industry and individuals may expect. Specifically – under Approval, certification and licensing service standards – the CAA say ‘Personnel Licences will be issued within ten working days’.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport does not provide any additional guidance on this issue.</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 2014-10-30T14:13:56.729599Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T14:13:56.729599Z
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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 David Mowat more like this