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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Railways: Freight 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 suggested redraft: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the potential effect on the viability of rail freight of a 25 per cent reduction in (a) mode shift revenue support and (b) waterborne freight grant. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cleethorpes more like this
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Martin Vickers more like this
star this property uin 261186 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 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government provides grants worth £15.6m per year to support rail and water freight services which deliver environmental and economic benefits over road transport, but whose operating costs are higher. This level is net of a significant efficiency saving implemented since 2015.</p><p> </p><p>Rail flows of intermodal freight continue to be healthy and the grants deliver high value for money. A research project is underway to inform decisions about future funding and operation of the grants and will consider stakeholder feedback.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-06-14T10:38:31.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T10:38:31.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martin Vickers more like this
1140088
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 London North Eastern Railway: Rolling Stock 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 What steps he is taking to help ensure the provision of new rolling stock on the east coast main line. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Stephen Kerr more like this
star this property uin 912039 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>LNER’s new Azuma trains entered service on their Hull and Leeds routes in May this year are due to launch on Edinburgh services from 1st August and will then be serving destinations North of Edinburgh by the end of the year.</p><p> </p><p>These state-of-the-art trains, delivered as part of the government-funded Intercity Express Programme, have more seats, better legroom and will be more reliable.</p><p> </p><p>The full fleet of 65 trains compared to 45 old trains will be in service from 2020 enabling additional services to be run increasing capacity further.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:59:54.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:59:54.407Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4604
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Kerr more like this
1140094
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Railway Stations: Construction 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 What progress he has made on opening new stations on the rail network. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chelmsford more like this
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Vicky Ford more like this
star this property uin 912048 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>Since 2010, some 42 new stations have been opened across the rail network.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Government supports proposals for new stations that help provide a solution to local traffic congestion or fulfill a new opportunity such as a housing development, business/retail park or airport.</p><p> </p><p>Good progress is made on proposals that provide a robust business case, a sponsor and funding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:57:32.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:57:32.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Ford more like this
1060961
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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Railways: Tickets 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 What plans his Department has to expand smart ticketing for rail passengers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith more like this
star this property uin 909229 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 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
star this property 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
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-02-14T14:59:17.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T14:59:17.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Productivity 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 What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on increasing productivity through the development and deployment of new technologies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe more like this
star this property uin 904793 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 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
star this property answer text <p>Treasury ministers regularly discuss the opportunities of new technologies with Cabinet colleagues.</p><p> </p><p>To boost research into and development of new technologies, we have increased support for in R&amp;D to the highest level in 30 years (probably ever) through raising investment and increasing the main rate of R&amp;D tax credits.</p><p> </p><p>At Budget, we committed over £75 million to support the development and deployment of Artificial Intelligence in the UK, which has immense potential to increase productivity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2018-04-17T15:42:53.823Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-17T15:42:53.823Z
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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 Stephen Metcalfe more like this
885140
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Infrastructure 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 What assessment his Department has made of the effect of its planned investment in infrastructure on the environment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff North more like this
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Anna McMorrin more like this
star this property uin 904791 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 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
star this property answer text <p>This government is committed to being the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than we inherited, as set out in our 25 year Environment Plan.</p><p> </p><p>On infrastructure, we will spend over £1bn per year by 2020 through the Renewable Heat Incentive to support renewable and low-carbon heating.</p><p> </p><p>And, on transport, we are investing £1bn in supporting the take up of low emission vehicles and £48bn on rail infrastructure between 2019 and 2024 to take polluting cars and lorries off our roads.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2018-04-17T15:45:09.477Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-17T15:45:09.477Z
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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 Anna McMorrin more like this
1131791
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Cross Country Rail Franchise 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,whether he has (a) agreed and (b) signed off a direct award or extension of the Cross Country rail franchise contract with Arriva; and who bears the pension risk in that contract. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 263890 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 2019-06-21more like thismore than 2019-06-21
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Transport has not agreed a new Direct Award or signed off an extension of the existing Cross Country Direct Award contract with Arriva.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-06-21T10:41:48.007Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-21T10:41:48.007Z
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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 Andy McDonald more like this
1046140
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star this property date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Railways: Standards 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,pursuant to the Answer of 21 February 2019 to Question 208287, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of Network Rail’s investment and planning with respect to (a) signalling, (b) platforms and (c) power supply in order to facilitate the introduction of the new trains due onto the rail network between 2019 and 2021. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 211311 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 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
star this property answer text <p>This is an exciting time for the rail industry and for passengers, with new fleets of trains being introduced which will help deliver a step-change in customer service. The performance of trains is one factor affecting the overall network performance. Both the Department and operators consider these factors as part of the franchise competition process. Operators then have obligations to deliver performance in line with their franchise commitments; no separate target is set in respect of train performance.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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211309 more like this
211312 more like this
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less than 2019-01-30T13:08:02.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-30T13:08:02.523Z
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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 Andy McDonald more like this
1039560
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star this property date less than 2019-01-11more like thismore than 2019-01-11
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Heathrow Airport: Railways 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, with reference to the report entitled, Southern Rail Link to Heathrow Market Sounding, published by his Department in December 2018, what progress his Department has made on the publication of a (a) process and (b) timeframe in relation to the (i) development and (ii) completion of a Southern Rail Link to Heathrow. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 207579 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 2019-01-18more like thismore than 2019-01-18
star this property answer text <p>The Market Sounding Findings Report, published by the Department in December 2018, indicated significant interest for development and financing of the Southern Rail Link to Heathrow. This interest from the market aligns with my intention for future private sector involvement and we remain keen to advance this project in order to deliver quicker and easier journeys for millions of holidaymakers and business travellers across the south of England. The report concluded that Government now needs to further clarify the outcomes we want to be delivered from this project. We are committed to doing this as quickly as possible following which we intend to set out further opportunities for market involvement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-01-18T14:14:53.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-18T14:14:53.017Z
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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 Seema Malhotra more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star 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 Roads: Freight 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, with reference to the report entitled, Identifying the Multimodal Strategic Freight Network and the Value of Improving its Operation, published by the UK Major Ports Group, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the cost of bottleneck junctions in (a) Bramley, Hampshire and (b) the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
star this property uin 233019 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>In Control Period 5 (2014-2019), Government made available £235m through the Strategic Freight Network fund, investing in projects to support rail freight growth. The route out of the Port of Southampton is benefiting from a programme of investment to enable longer freight trains to operate between there and the North / Midlands.</p><p>There is funding available in Control Period 6 (2019-2024) for continued improvements to the rail network. Government is working with Network Rail and the freight industry to develop options for investment over the next five years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T15:25:04.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T15:25:04.18Z
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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 Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this