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star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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
star this property hansard heading Model Aircraft: Registration more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) consultation (CAP1775), what recent discussions he has had with the CAA on the potential introduction of (a) compulsory registration by model aircraft enthusiasts with the CAA, (b) registration fees, (c) age restrictions and (d) competency requirements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 256218 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Department for Transport Ministers and officials have regular discussions with the CAA, including on the Drone Operator Registration Scheme and competency testing requirements, which will apply from November 2019. <ins class="ministerial">These will apply to all those in the UK operating drones or model aircraft between 250 grams and 20 kilograms.</ins> <del class="ministerial">These will apply to all unmanned aircraft below 250g, including drones and model aircraft.</del></p><p> </p><p>These are part of a package of measures to address the safety and security challenges that unmanned aircraft pose. They will help law enforcement agencies to tackle the misuse of such aircraft effectively, alongside new Police powers to be introduced in the forthcoming Drones Bill.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2019-05-23T11:44:18.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T11:44:18.047Z
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less than 2019-06-18T09:26:06.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T09:26:06.94Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
101218
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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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
star this property hansard heading Large Goods Vehicle Drivers 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 steps he is taking to promote the training of HGV drivers; and what steps he is taking to encourage young people to enter the logistics industry in support of the manufacturing, engineering, food production and retail sectors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Neil Carmichael more like this
unstar this property uin 212084 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 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>We have received representations from the logistics industry about a shortage of HGV drivers. We are currently having discussions with other Departments and stakeholders in logistics to see what can be done to boost the number of drivers entering the industry. The Skills Funding Agency already provides funding to support driver training courses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T14:46:11.9573425Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T14:46:11.9573425Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Neil Carmichael more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
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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
star this property hansard heading Stroud Station: 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, if he will make it his policy to allocate funding to Stroud railway station to enable it to be accessible to people with disabilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 197321 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to improving access to the rail network and we have made a further £300m available to extend our Access for All programme, which delivers accessible routes at selected stations. The industry was asked to put forward nominations for this funding by 16 November. Stroud station was one of more than 300 stations nominated.</p><p> </p><p>I plan to announce successful stations in April 2019, and whilst I cannot guarantee that Stroud will be included in the programme, I can guarantee it will be given proper consideration and I have noted the Honourable Member’s support.</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 2018-12-04T13:55:42.817Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T13:55:42.817Z
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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 Dr David Drew more like this
1019323
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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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
star this property hansard heading Driving: Licensing 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 his Department set targets for the DVLA to ensure that people seeking to apply or reapply for a driving licence for reasons of (a) ill health and (b) following a ban are dealt with expeditiously. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 198378 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
star this property answer text <p>The DVLA aims to complete 90% of medical cases within 90 working days and to process applications from those previously banned from driving within 15 working days.</p><p> </p><p>The length of time it takes to deal with an application for a driving licence following ill health depends on the medical condition involved, and whether further information is required from medical professionals. In the last financial year, it took an average of 32 working days for the DVLA to make a licensing decision on all medical applications.</p><p>The DVLA writes to disqualified drivers 56 days before their ban is due to expire to invite them to reapply for their driving licence.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2018-12-06T14:05:41.323Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-06T14:05:41.323Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1027646
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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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
star this property hansard heading Large Goods Vehicles 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, how many operators, by region, has the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has signed off with Goods Vehicle Operators on the basis of earned recognition. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 203278 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>As of 19 December 2018, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has signed off (accredited) 59 goods vehicle operators into its earned recognition scheme.</p><p> </p><p>An operator can apply for up to eight goods vehicle operator licences.</p><p> </p><p>The number of goods vehicle operator licences by region breakdown is as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Number of goods vehicle operator licences</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>27</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>31</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East England</p></td><td><p>27</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>26</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London Metropolitan</p></td><td><p>23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T13:36:14.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T13:36:14.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
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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
star this property hansard heading Railway Stations: Repairs and Maintenance 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, how many and which rail stations have (a) undertaken work in the last five years and (b) planned work within the next two years to improve access arrangements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 204378 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>Over the last five years a further 68 stations were added to the Department’s Access for All programme which provides an accessible route at selected stations. A further £300m has recently been made available to further extend the programme until at least 2024 and we will announce details of which stations will benefit from this in April. Details of individual Access for All projects are available on Network Rail’s website.</p><p> </p><p>This is in addition to access improvements delivered as part of other major projects, such as the 40 Crossrail stations which will be made accessible, and by the industry itself, which must meet current accessibility standards whenever it installs, replace or renews station infrastructure. Details of all of this work is held by the individual organisations and the details of the accessibility features available at all UK stations are published on the National Rail Enquiries website.</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 2019-01-07T17:53:14.933Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T17:53:14.933Z
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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 Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
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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
star this property hansard heading Driving: Diabetes 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 progress the Driving Vehicle Licensing Agency is making to update its guidance on the use of new monitoring technologies for people with diabetes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 210446 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answer text <p>The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is currently amending the Assessing Fitness to Drive guidance on the use of new monitoring technologies for people with diabetes. The revised guidance is due to be published in February. This will allow the testing of interstitial fluid for driving licensing purposes for people with diabetes who drive cars or motorcycles. Drivers of goods vehicles and buses must continue to monitor blood glucose levels.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-01-24T14:51:12.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T14:51:12.133Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
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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
star this property hansard heading Tunnels: Hedgehogs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many tunnels for hedgehogs his Department constructed under (a) railway lines and (b) roads in each month of the last 24 months for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 212309 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>Network Rail’s estate is large and varied, and includes railway tunnels, cuttings and bridges, all of which offer habitats for animals to thrive in. Network Rail manages these habitats sensitively in order to encourage biodiversity while ensuring the safety of the railway. They do not hold data on any tunnels under railway lines that may have been specifically built for hedgehogs.</p><p>Highways England use a range of mitigation measures to reduce any danger to animals in the delivery of their schemes. These include tunnels, culverts, underpasses, adapted farm crossings and species-specific structures. They do these for a range of animals, not specifically for hedgehogs. Appropriate fencing and planting may also be included to encourage use of the crossings and/or to integrate them within the surrounding environment.</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 2019-01-29T17:29:29.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T17:29:29.62Z
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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 Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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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
star this property hansard heading Cycling and Walking more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that all active travel initiatives that specify walking and cycling also include horse riding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 219273 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s response to the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy Safety Review, published in November 2018, included a number of measures which will benefit horse riders, including making motorists aware of the need to leave safe distances when over taking people cycling or horse riding. The Government will also consider the needs of horse riders in its forthcoming review of the Highway Code. The Government does not intend to specify that all active travel initiatives should include a horse-riding element: decisions on this are a matter for local authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-02-14T10:36:00.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T10:36:00.093Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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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
star this property hansard heading Great Western Railway Line more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to make an assessment of the quality of the rail line between Swindon and Reading to improve passenger comfort. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 220752 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
star this property answer text <p>The condition of Network Rail’s assets is monitored and regulated by the Office of Rail and Road. Our £48bn funding package for the next five years will see increased levels of spending on maintenance and renewals across the network, with the aim of giving passengers a more reliable railway while preserving safety.</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 2019-02-18T16:03:36.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T16:03:36.73Z
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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 Dr David Drew more like this