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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 remove filter
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
unstar 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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unstar 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 more like this
star 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
star 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 remove filter
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
unstar 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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unstar 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 more like this
star 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
star this property tabling member
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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 remove filter
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
unstar this property hansard heading Railway Stations: Construction 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 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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unstar 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 more like this
star 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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3996
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
1140089
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 remove filter
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
unstar this property hansard heading High Speed 2 Railway Line: Hybrid Bills 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 progress he has made on introducing a hybrid Bill to secure the powers to deliver phase 2b of High Speed Two; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Erewash more like this
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Maggie Throup more like this
star this property uin 912041 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>In 2018, the Government began engaging on the design of HS2 Phase 2b with local communities along the route, via the publication of the Working Draft Environmental Statement.</p><p> </p><p>In June 2019, we published a Design Refinement Consultation which announced eleven possible changes to the Phase 2b route. These consultations represent significant milestones in preparing the HS2 Phase 2b hybrid Bill.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T16:12:35.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T16:12:35.523Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maggie Throup more like this
1140092
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 remove filter
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
unstar this property hansard heading Aviation: Europe 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 progress he has made on helping to ensure that flights between the UK and Europe continue after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ribble Valley more like this
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Mr Nigel Evans more like this
star this property uin 912045 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK and EU have both put in place measures to ensure that flights can continue in any EU Exit scenario. In a no deal scenario, the EU’s adopted Regulation on connectivity gives UK airlines the right to fly to and from the EU from the day of exit until March 2020, allowing time to progress longer-term arrangements. The UK has stated we will reciprocate these rights for EU airlines. Both sides are committed to maintaining connectivity.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Epsom and Ewell more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Grayling more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:47:14.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:47:14.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Grayling more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nigel Evans more like this
1140093
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 remove filter
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
unstar this property hansard heading Aviation: Europe 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 progress he has made on helping to ensure that flights between the UK and Europe continue after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Poole more like this
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Sir Robert Syms more like this
star this property uin 912046 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK and EU have both put in place measures to ensure that flights can continue in any EU Exit scenario. In a no deal scenario, the EU’s adopted Regulation on connectivity gives UK airlines the right to fly to and from the EU from the day of exit until March 2020, allowing time to progress longer-term arrangements. The UK has stated we will reciprocate these rights for EU airlines. Both sides are committed to maintaining connectivity.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Epsom and Ewell more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Grayling more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:48:19.323Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:48:19.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Grayling more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Robert Syms more like this
1140091
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 remove filter
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
unstar this property hansard heading A27: East Sussex 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 progress has been made on the proposed dualling of the A27 east of Lewes to Eastbourne. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eastbourne more like this
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Stephen Lloyd more like this
star this property uin 912044 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department is considering this proposal alongside the many others put forward for possible inclusion in the second Road Investment Strategy. We intend to announce our decisions towards the end of this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T16:10:20.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T16:10:20.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Lloyd more like this
1131791
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Transport remove filter
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
unstar 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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unstar 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 more like this
star 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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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
1142274
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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
unstar this property hansard heading Passenger Ships: Safety 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 the status is of the Equivalence Rules contained within the 1992 Construction and Use Regulations which allow older passenger boats in the UK to continue to operate for their entire working lives while improving on board safety provisions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentford and Isleworth more like this
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Ruth Cadbury more like this
star this property uin 282540 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ship Construction and Survey) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2358) and the Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2360) are no longer extant.</p><p> </p><p>The applicable legislation for domestic passenger ships is:</p><p> </p><ol><li><p>The Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ship Construction: Ships of Classes III to VI(A)) Regulations 1998 (as amended) (SI 1998 No. 2515) (exemption provision Regulation 4);</p></li><li><p>The Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances for Passenger Ships of Classes III To VI(A)) Regulations 1999 (as amended) (SI 1999 No. 2723) (exemption provision Regulation 4); and</p></li><li><p>The Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection: Small Ships) Regulations 1998 (as amended) (SI 1998 No. 1011) (exemption provision Regulation 47).</p></li></ol><p> </p><p>While the equivalence provisions in those regulations are open-ended it is normal to review regulatory provisions from time to time to ensure they remain fit for purpose and where necessary make changes. There are no merchant shipping regulations which purport to guarantee that the same standards will apply in perpetuity.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:58:22.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:58:22.853Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Cadbury more like this
1144771
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star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Transport remove filter
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
unstar this property hansard heading Aviation 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 discussions (a) he, (b) Ministers of his Department and (c) officials in his Department have had with representatives of the aviation industry on the potential for reductions in the level of (i) emissions and (ii) noise as a result of electric propulsion. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Filton and Bradley Stoke more like this
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Jack Lopresti more like this
star this property uin 286696 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials across Government regularly meet with the aviation and aerospace sectors to discuss proposals for decarbonisation. The Government is considering further policies it can put in place to assist the long-term development of innovative technology such as electric propulsion.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the Government recently supported a Global Urban Air Summit held at Farnborough Airport, which brought together industry and academia to discuss the development of new technologies like electric and autonomous aircraft. The Transport Secretary also met a range of aviation stakeholders at the Light Aircraft Association Rally.</p><p> </p><p>I am actively meeting industry leaders to explore new ways to promote transport innovation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T12:56:52.323Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:56:52.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jack Lopresti more like this