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1144635
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Transport: Disability 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 plans he has to make public transport more inclusive and accessible for disabled children and their families. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 286737 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring disabled people of all ages have the same access to transport and opportunities to travel as everyone else.</p><p> </p><p>In July 2018 the Department published the Inclusive Transport Strategy. Its ambition is to create a transport system that provides equal access for disabled people by 2030, and to enable disabled people to travel confidently, easily and without extra cost.</p><p> </p><p>In July 2019, the Department reported to Parliament on the progress it had made in delivering the many commitments set out in the Strategy.</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 remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T15:51:02.013Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:51:02.013Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4090
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1144669
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading London International Shipping Week 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 financial support was provided by his Department in relation to London International Shipping Week (LISW) in (a) 2013, (b) 2015 and (c) 2017; and what estimate he has made of the financial support that will be available for LISW 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull East more like this
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Karl Turner more like this
star this property uin 286715 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>London International Shipping Week is the largest trade event in the UK this year, with 20,000 individuals attending over 200 events across 80 venues. It is a great opportunity to set out the Government’s innovative agenda highlighted in Maritime 2050.</p><p> </p><p>We have spent around £25,000 in previous years (2013, 2015 and 2017). We anticipate around £150,000 for the 2019 event due to an ambitious programme of Government-run events.</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 remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T12:41:24.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:41:24.79Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4030
unstar this property label Biography information for Karl Turner more like this
1144722
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Transport 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 his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing financial penalties for transport companies that fail to provide assistance for passengers who require such assistance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
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Paul Girvan more like this
star this property uin 286853 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government wants disabled people to be able to travel easily, confidently and without additional cost, and expects transport operators to play their part in making this happen.</p><p> </p><p>Modal regulators play an important role in ensuring passengers receive the appropriate assistance, and we continue to consider measures to improve the experiences of passengers further. At present, however, we have no plans to apply financial penalties where they do not exist.</p><p> </p><p>Responsibility for road and rail transport accessibility in Northern Ireland is devolved to the Northern Ireland Executive.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T15:53:17.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:53:17.22Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4633
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1144780
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Blue Badge Scheme: Inflammatory Bowel Disease 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 make an assessment of the potential merits of expanding the Blue Badge Scheme to include people with (a) Chron's Disease and (b) other Inflammatory bowel disease conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
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Paul Girvan more like this
star this property uin 286857 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Eligibility for a blue badge is not restricted to specific conditions. People with Chron's Disease and other Inflammatory bowel disease conditions could receive a badge if they meet the eligibility criteria. The aim of the new expanded criteria is to ensure that those with non-visible conditions with the greatest needs have equal access to badges.</p><p> </p><p>It is for the relevant local authority to decide if an applicant meets the eligibility criteria.</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 remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T15:55:19.55Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:55:19.55Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4633
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1142705
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Taxis: Licensing 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, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to set National Minimum Standards for taxi and private hire vehicle licensing including a requirement for all taxi and private hire vehicle drivers to undertake disability equality training. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol North West more like this
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Darren Jones more like this
star this property uin 284213 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Disability awareness and equality training can provide taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers with the skills, knowledge and confidence to give disabled passengers the assistance they need. I encourage all licensing authorities to use their existing powers to require drivers to undertaken this in advance of its inclusion in national minimum standards in licensing.</p><p> </p><p>As stated in the Government response to the report by the Chair of the Task and Finish Group on Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing, we will bring forward legislation when Parliamentary time allows.</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 remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T15:07:04.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:07:04.987Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Darren Jones more like this
1142755
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar 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, when he plans to publish the best practice guidance on disability awareness training for bus drivers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 284341 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to publishing best practice guidance on the provision of high quality disability awareness training for bus and coach drivers, to support operators to ensure that every driver has the knowledge and skills to assist disabled passengers.</p><p> </p><p>We will publish the guidance later in the year and will work with the bus and coach industry to encourage its adoption.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T12:13:28.16Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:13:28.16Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
1142910
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Taxis: Training 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 progress has been made on delivering disability and equality training to taxi and minicab drivers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 284334 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Disability awareness and equality training can provide taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers with the skills, knowledge and confidence to give disabled passengers the assistance they need. I encourage all licensing authorities to use their existing powers to require drivers to undertake it in advance of its inclusion in national minimum standards.</p><p> </p><p>As stated in the Government response to the report by the Chair of the Task and Finish Group on Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing, we will bring forward legislation when Parliamentary time allows.</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 remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T12:16:53.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:16:53.68Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4243
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1142950
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bus Services: Guide Dogs 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, when he plans to publish his Department's its guidance for bus operators on the quality of training in relation to the EU Bus and Coach Regulations 2013 on making bus transport more accessible to guide-dog owners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 284450 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to publishing best practice guidance on the provision of high quality disability awareness training for bus and coach drivers, to support operators to ensure that every driver has the knowledge and skills to assist disabled passengers.</p><p> </p><p>We will publish the guidance later in the year and will work with the bus and coach industry to encourage its adoption.</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 remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T12:20:22.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:20:22.11Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1143088
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar 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, with reference to the Inclusive Transport Strategy, published in July 2018, what recent progress his Department has made on developing a monitoring and enforcement framework for mandatory bus driver disability awareness training. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 284475 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport publishes annual bus statistics which include an assessment of the proportion of operators requiring relevant staff to undertake disability awareness training consistent with relevant legislation. The most recent release indicated that 98% of staff worked for bus operators that mandated this training. The Department continues to engage with industry and regulators to ensure a proportionate approach to enforcement is followed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T12:24:37.88Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:24:37.88Z
star this property answering member
4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
252
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1143195
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar 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, when his Department plans to publish guidance on disability equality training for bus drivers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 284617 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to publishing best practice guidance on the provision of high quality disability awareness training for bus and coach drivers, to support operators to ensure that every driver has the knowledge and skills to assist disabled passengers.</p><p> </p><p>We will publish the guidance later in the year and will work with the bus and coach industry to encourage its adoption.</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 remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T12:27:45.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:27:45.83Z
star this property answering member
4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this