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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Chemical Weapons: Greater London 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 reports that traces of Novichok nerve agents were discovered in the London accommodation used by the two Russian suspects in the attacks in Salisbury in March 2018. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL17472 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-07more like thismore than 2019-08-07
unstar this property answer text <p>On 5th September 2018, the former Prime Minister updated the House of Commons on the investigation into the two suspects involved in the Salisbury attack. The Prime Minister confirmed that traces of Novichok were found at the City Stay Hotel in Bow Road, east London, where the suspects stayed. This statement was repeated in the House of Lords on the same day by the Leader of the House of Lords. This can be found in Hansard Vol 792, col.1799 <a href="http://bit.ly/2ycrsCk." target="_blank">http://bit.ly/2ycrsCk. </a></p><p>The Chief Medical Officer made it clear in her statement on the 5th September 2018 that the room was only allowed back into use after experts deemed it to be safe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-07T14:45:06.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-07T14:45:06.143Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name Statement - Sailsbury.docx more like this
star this property title Statement - Sailsbury more like this
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883
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling remove filter
1135435
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Electric Scooters: Speed Limits 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 steps they have taken to ensure that the police can enforce the legal speed limits for road users on the users of electric scooters especially those that travel at more than 20 miles per hour. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL16756 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
unstar this property answer text <p>Existing road traffic legislation applies to electric scooters. How the police enforce speed limits for electric scooters is an operational matter for individual Chief Officers of police in conjunction with local policing plans.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T16:32:36.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T16:32:36.95Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property tabling member
883
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling remove filter
1139573
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Electric Scooters: Road Traffic Offences 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, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 5 July (HL16754), what assessment they have made of the extent to which police forces are prosecuting anyone found illegally using an electric scooter on public highways in cases where driving licences, insurance policies or number plates are not in use. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL17220 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
unstar this property answer text <p>Electric scooters fall within the definition of a motor vehicle under UK law. This means they are subject to laws requiring them to be built and used safely, including requirements for users to have insurance, driving licences, number plates, and helmets. It is illegal to ride electric scooters on the pavement and the road.</p><p>How the police enforce road traffic legislation is an operational matter for Chief Officers of police.</p><p>The Government has not made an assessment on the extent of prosecutions by the police when detecting the illegal use of an electric scooter.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T15:20:55.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:20:55.263Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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883
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1139572
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal 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, further to the reply by Baroness Goldie on 2 July (HL Deb, col 1344), what representations they have made to the government of China with regard to the statement by the Hong Kong Final Court of Appeal that “it replaced the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London in the highest appellate court in Hong Kong after 30 June 1997”. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL17219 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
unstar this property answer text <p>Prior to the handover in 1997, the British Government had detailed discussions with the Chinese Government related to the establishment of a Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong. I am not aware of any specific representations made by the British Government to the Chinese Government about a statement made by the Court of Final Appeal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T13:56:43.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T13:56:43.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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1135433
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Electric Scooters 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 review the adequacy of legislation on the use of electric scooters on public highways. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL16754 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
unstar this property answer text <p>It is illegal to use a powered transporter, such as an electric scooter, on a public road without it complying with specific legal requirements. In the UK, electric scooters are treated like any other motor vehicle under the Road Traffic Act. This means they are subject to laws requiring them to conform to technical standards and be used safely. This includes requirements for users to have insurance, driving licences, number plates, and helmets. At present, it is difficult for electric scooters to meet these requirements.</p><p> </p><p>For scooters that do meet these requirements, users of them must comply with speed limits.</p><p> </p><p>It is also illegal to use an electric scooter in spaces which are set aside for use by pedestrians, cyclists and horse-riders. This includes on the pavement and in cycle lanes.</p><p> </p><p>The Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy, published on 19 March 2019, includes a regulatory review to address the challenges of ensuring our transport infrastructure and regulation are fit for the future. The Department will use the regulatory review to examine current legislation and determine from the evidence what is needed to make the necessary changes needed for a safe and healthy future.</p><p> </p><p>Through the Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, we are exploring how new technologies, including electric scooters, could help the UK benefit from changes in how people, goods and services move around and possible barriers to securing those benefits.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL16755 more like this
HL16757 more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T10:50:36.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T10:50:36.553Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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883
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1135434
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Electric Scooters 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 maximum speed of electric scooters on sale in the UK. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL16755 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
unstar this property answer text <p>It is illegal to use a powered transporter, such as an electric scooter, on a public road without it complying with specific legal requirements. In the UK, electric scooters are treated like any other motor vehicle under the Road Traffic Act. This means they are subject to laws requiring them to conform to technical standards and be used safely. This includes requirements for users to have insurance, driving licences, number plates, and helmets. At present, it is difficult for electric scooters to meet these requirements.</p><p> </p><p>For scooters that do meet these requirements, users of them must comply with speed limits.</p><p> </p><p>It is also illegal to use an electric scooter in spaces which are set aside for use by pedestrians, cyclists and horse-riders. This includes on the pavement and in cycle lanes.</p><p> </p><p>The Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy, published on 19 March 2019, includes a regulatory review to address the challenges of ensuring our transport infrastructure and regulation are fit for the future. The Department will use the regulatory review to examine current legislation and determine from the evidence what is needed to make the necessary changes needed for a safe and healthy future.</p><p> </p><p>Through the Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, we are exploring how new technologies, including electric scooters, could help the UK benefit from changes in how people, goods and services move around and possible barriers to securing those benefits.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL16754 more like this
HL16757 more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T10:50:36.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T10:50:36.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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883
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1135436
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Electric Scooters: Insurance 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 what steps they are taking to ensure that the users of electric scooters on UK roads are covered by insurance, as is required for other motorised vehicle users. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL16757 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
unstar this property answer text <p>It is illegal to use a powered transporter, such as an electric scooter, on a public road without it complying with specific legal requirements. In the UK, electric scooters are treated like any other motor vehicle under the Road Traffic Act. This means they are subject to laws requiring them to conform to technical standards and be used safely. This includes requirements for users to have insurance, driving licences, number plates, and helmets. At present, it is difficult for electric scooters to meet these requirements.</p><p> </p><p>For scooters that do meet these requirements, users of them must comply with speed limits.</p><p> </p><p>It is also illegal to use an electric scooter in spaces which are set aside for use by pedestrians, cyclists and horse-riders. This includes on the pavement and in cycle lanes.</p><p> </p><p>The Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy, published on 19 March 2019, includes a regulatory review to address the challenges of ensuring our transport infrastructure and regulation are fit for the future. The Department will use the regulatory review to examine current legislation and determine from the evidence what is needed to make the necessary changes needed for a safe and healthy future.</p><p> </p><p>Through the Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, we are exploring how new technologies, including electric scooters, could help the UK benefit from changes in how people, goods and services move around and possible barriers to securing those benefits.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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HL16754 more like this
HL16755 more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T10:50:36.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T10:50:36.647Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling remove filter