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star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Renewable Energy more like this
unstar 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 International Development, what proportion of her Department's overseas aid budget is allocated to green energy projects in 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 3362 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 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports low carbon development though the International Climate Fund to help the poorest countries boost their economies and tackle poverty. Overall, the ICF makes up 7% of the UK aid budget.</p><p> </p><p>Of the total ICF budget 55% has been allocated to climate mitigation programmes, which are predominately related to clean energy, as well as energy efficiency and related activities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID will coordinate and scale up efforts to deliver energy to the 1.2 billion people worldwide with no access to electricity, with a particular focus on the more than 660 million people in Africa without access.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T16:56:29.593Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T16:56:29.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1177343
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-02-10more like thismore than 2020-02-10
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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 Airspace more like this
unstar 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, if he will make it his policy to ensure the CAP1616 airspace design change process supports (a) general aviation, (b) gliding and (c) parachuting in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 14679 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 2020-02-13more like thismore than 2020-02-13
star this property answer text <p>The government’s overarching policy on airspace change is set out in the Air Navigation Directions 2017 and reflected in the Civil Aviation Authority’s CAP1616 airspace change process.</p><p> </p><p>The Directions were amended in October 2019 to help support general aviation in the UK, and a further amendment to provide additional assistance is due shortly.</p><p> </p><p>The objective is for the UK to be the best place in the world to undertake general aviation-related activities in order to inspire the next generation of pilots, engineers and designers, and an appropriate airspace change process is crucial to ensuring this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2020-02-13T16:01:32.053Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-13T16:01:32.053Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
star this property tabling member
4064
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
418482
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change more like this
unstar 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 International Development, what (a) financial and (b) other support her Department is providing to the least developed countries to tackle climate change and its effects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 10075 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 2015-09-18more like thismore than 2015-09-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting Climate Smart Development which tackles climate change and reduces poverty in developing countries. Our programmes aim to increase the ability of poor people to cope with the impacts of climate-related shocks, including droughts, floods and storms, and to build their resilience to future changes in climate. The International Climate Fund (ICF) is the UK Government’s vehicle for delivering climate finance assistance and other forms of support, such as technical assistance. Through the ICF the UK government is providing £3.87bn in support between 2011/12 and 2015/16.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
418483
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Greenhouse Gas Emissions more like this
unstar 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 International Development, what steps she is taking to ensure funding disbursed by her Department does not contribute to increased greenhouse gas emissions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 10073 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 2015-09-18more like thismore than 2015-09-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting Climate Smart Development which tackles climate change and reduces poverty. This approach focuses on building the resilience of people in developing countries to the impacts of climate change, supporting economic development through low carbon growth, and promoting good governance of natural resources. A key part of this approach is to ensure that DFID programmes help address climate change, including reducing emissions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-18T10:54:48.27Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-18T10:54:48.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
1177091
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-02-07more like thismore than 2020-02-07
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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 Traffic Lights more like this
unstar 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, if he will make an assessment of the effect of traffic lights at four-way junctions where only one light is green at any time on (a) capacity and (b) flow at those junctions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
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John Redwood more like this
star this property uin 13933 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 2020-02-17more like thismore than 2020-02-17
star this property answer text <p>The management of traffic light junctions, including operational strategies and timings, is a matter for local traffic authorities. As such, the Department does not carry out such assessments.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has always advocated the use of traffic responsive systems, and junction designs that optimise operation to reduce unnecessary delays and maximise junction capacity as far as possible.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has recently updated its guidance on the design of traffic light junctions, in Chapter 6 of the Traffic Signs Manual. This makes clear that the most efficient way to operate a junction is to adopt sequences and techniques that allow one or more arms to run at the same time, to keep traffic moving safely. Chapter 6 is available to download from:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/traffic-signs-manual" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/traffic-signs-manual</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2020-02-17T13:57:48.323Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-17T13:57:48.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
1177095
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-02-07more like thismore than 2020-02-07
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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: Capital Investment more like this
unstar 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 timeframe is for the next funding round for improvements to strategic local roads. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
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John Redwood more like this
star this property uin 13937 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 2020-02-17more like thismore than 2020-02-17
star this property answer text <p>The most important local roads have been assigned Major Road Network status and are eligible for a new programme of funding. Scheme proposals for the first five years of Major Road Network and Large Local Majors funding were submitted in summer 2019.</p><p> </p><p>A second announcement of a further six schemes for development funding, in the North and South West, was made on 11 February by the Prime Minister.</p><p>The timing of further announcements for funding scheme development and construction will be phased depending on how individual schemes progress.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2020-02-17T14:00:21.157Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-17T14:00:21.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
1177096
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-02-07more like thismore than 2020-02-07
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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 Bus Services: Passengers more like this
unstar 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 recent estimate he has made of the average number of passengers on a public service bus route. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
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John Redwood more like this
star this property uin 13938 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 2020-02-17more like thismore than 2020-02-17
star this property answer text <p>The average bus occupancy on local bus services was 12.5 in England in 2018/19, an increase from 12.2 in 2017/18 and 11.7 in 2009/10.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2020-02-17T14:02:03.863Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-17T14:02:03.863Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
1179167
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star this property date less than 2020-02-21more like thismore than 2020-02-21
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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 Signals: Procurement more like this
unstar 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) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with the Office of Rail and Road on the market study into the supply of signalling systems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wimbledon more like this
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Stephen Hammond more like this
star this property uin 18540 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 2020-02-26more like thismore than 2020-02-26
star this property answer text <p>The Office of Rail and Road has made the Department aware of the market study, but there have been no substantive discussions with DfT Ministers or officials.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2020-02-26T12:34:46.607Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-26T12:34:46.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
1179168
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star this property date less than 2020-02-21more like thismore than 2020-02-21
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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 Rolling Stock more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the length of leases of rolling stock operating on the rail network; and what the end dates are of those rolling stock leases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wimbledon more like this
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Stephen Hammond more like this
star this property uin 18541 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 2020-02-26more like thismore than 2020-02-26
star this property answer text <p>The length of rolling stock leases is a commercial matter for the train operating companies to negotiate with rolling stock owners to meet their particular business needs. The Department makes available public register versions of franchise agreements, which set out the lease periods in the relevant schedules. They can be seen at <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/collections/public-register-of-rail-passenger-franchise-agreements" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/collections/public-register-of-rail-passenger-franchise-agreements</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2020-02-26T12:39:55.533Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-26T12:39:55.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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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 Taxis: Assistance Animals more like this
unstar 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 timetable is for conducting and publishing research on why taxi and PHV drivers continue to refuse to transport assistance dogs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 280320 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 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>It is unlawful for Taxi and PHV drivers to refuse to carry passengers accompanied by assistance dogs and it is unacceptable that a minority continue to discriminate in this way. The Government’s response to the Task and Finish Group on Taxi and PHV licensing committed to introduce legislation when time allows to require drivers to complete disability awareness training as part of national minimum standards. The eventual requirement and supporting guidance will be informed by public consultation and appropriate research.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 280321 more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T11:19:42.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T11:19:42.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Lyn Brown more like this