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1002038
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Motor Vehicles: Testing 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 his Department takes to ensure that MOT tests are being conducted to a satisfactory standard. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 188059 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) supervises the MOT scheme on behalf of the Department. The DVSA authorises testers to conduct MOTs. All testers undergo strict training to become an authorised tester, and must pass an annual assessment to retain that authorised status.</p><p> </p><p>The DVSA uses data analysis, intelligence and inspection visits to carry out targeted checks on garages and testers to ensure testing is conducted in accordance with the MOT inspection manual.</p><p> </p><p>The DVSA ensures that MOT tests are conducted to a satisfactory standard by observing MOT tests, mystery shopper exercises, re-inspecting recently tested vehicles and surveillance operations.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-11-16T13:33:27.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T13:33:27.22Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1597
unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1002039
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Motorcycles: 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, what estimate his Department has made of the number of motorcycle licences issued in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 188060 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The specific information requested is not held. However, there are currently around 3.7 million drivers in Great Britain who hold entitlement to drive a motorcycle. The number of licences issued in each of the last three years following a notification of a motorcycle test pass being received by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is shown in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of motorcycle licences</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>36,939</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>39,492</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>41,150</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>30,870</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
unstar 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 2018-11-15T15:07:52.91Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:07:52.91Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1597
unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1002068
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Shipping: Exhaust Emissions 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 steps the Government is taking to (a) assess and (b) mitigate the risks that scrubber technology and its waste pose to the UK's coastal areas and marine ecosystem. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double more like this
star this property uin 188168 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 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not seen evidence that the use of scrubbing technology would have a significant effect on the marine environment.</p><p> </p><p>All scrubbers must comply with mandatory Guidelines, which were developed by the International Maritime Organization, before they are allowed to become operational. Any wash water discharges are controlled under these IMO Guidelines.</p><p> </p><p>We have asked for more evidence from ship owners and industry associations about the content of wash water, and there are a number of ongoing industry-led studies on the issue. At this stage, we are not aware of any significant issues which have been found, but we will seek further amendments to the IMO Guidelines if it becomes clear that additional controls are needed.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-11-13T16:26:39.88Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-13T16:26:39.88Z
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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 Steve Double more like this
1002069
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Airlines: Insolvency 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 Airline Insolvency Review interim report, published by his Department on 12 July 2018, if he will make it his policy to (a) take steps in response to the final findings of the report and (b) take steps to set up a comprehensive model of insolvency and repatriation protection for consumers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Inverclyde more like this
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Ronnie Cowan more like this
star this property uin 188169 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The Airline Insolvency Review is an independent review commissioned by government following the collapse of Monarch Airlines in 2017. Publication is expected in the coming months. Once the report is published, the Department will consider the recommendations of the review and take steps accordingly to ensure a strong level of protection for consumers in the event of airline failure, with minimal impact to the taxpayer.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-11-16T13:35:56.243Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T13:35:56.243Z
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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 Ronnie Cowan more like this
1002106
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 London North Eastern Railway 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, pursuant to the Answer of 11 October 2018 to Question 178321 on Railway signals, what assessment he has made of the merits of the ongoing use of the Intercity Express Programme Class 800/801 on the Great Western route following the Office for Rail and Road’s decision not to authorise the use of the same trains on the London and North Eastern Railway. 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 188185 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>On Oct 2017, the Intercity Express Trains (Class 800) were approved by the Office for Rail &amp; Road (ORR) for passenger service on the Great Western Route. It is for the ORR, as the safety regulator for Britain’s railways and GWR as the train operator and holder of the safety case, to ensure the on-going safe operation of services on the Great Western franchise.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-11-15T12:42:54.357Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T12:42:54.357Z
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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
1002147
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Highway Code 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 merits of including horse riders and carriage drivers in the forthcoming review of the highway code. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rotherham more like this
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Sarah Champion more like this
star this property uin 188207 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 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government announced on 18 October 2018 that, as part of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) Safety Review, The Highway Code would be reviewed to help keep cyclists and pedestrians safe on the roads. The Government recognises that horse riders and carriage drivers are also vulnerable road users and that advice on, for example, overtaking or passing cyclists applies equally to them.</p><p> </p><p>The full scope of the review has yet to be determined but in accordance with normal practice it will be conducted in consultation with all relevant stakeholders, including those representing equestrians.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-11-13T16:12:00.347Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-13T16:12:00.347Z
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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 Sarah Champion more like this
1002161
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Transport: Exhaust Emissions 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 estimate he has made of the level of Co2 emissions from private transport in (a) London, (b) England and Wales and (c) the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 188102 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>Estimates of the levels of CO2 emissions from cars, mopeds and motorcycles for England and Wales and the UK are shown in the table below. Equivalent data for London is not available for these vehicle types. Figures include emissions from taxis and private hire vehicles.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Carbon dioxide emissions from passenger cars, mopeds &amp; motorcycles in 2016: UK (kilotonnes CO<sub>2</sub>)</strong></p></td><td><p>England and Wales</p></td><td><p>UK</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Passenger cars</p></td><td><p>61,036</p></td><td><p>69,683</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mopeds &amp; motorcycles</p></td><td><p>488</p></td><td><p>531</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Source: Greenhouse Gas Inventories for England, Scotland, Wales &amp; Northern Ireland: 1990-2016</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-11-15T12:58:01.89Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T12:58:01.89Z
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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 Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1002208
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 High Speed Two and Network Rail: Disclosure of Information more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Network Rail and HS2 have whistleblower policies; and if so, where those policies are published. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL11229 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>HS2 Ltd has had a Whistleblowing Policy since 2014. It was updated in 2018 to incorporate the launch of the “Speak Out” reporting line. The Whistleblowing Policy is published internally on the HS2 Ltd intranet. HS2 Ltd is now working on launching the “Speak Out” reporting line outside of HS2 Ltd. At present, where any whistleblowing allegations are raised to the HS2 Helpdesk, such allegations are referred to HS2’s independent “Speak Out” line supplier.</p><p> </p><p>Network Rail’s whistleblowing policy is published online on the Network Rail website and is available at:</p><p><a href="https://cdn.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Speak-Out-Policy-2017.pdf" target="_blank">https://cdn.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Speak-Out-Policy-2017.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T12:07:44.207Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T12:07:44.207Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
1002215
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Diesel Vehicles more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to issue guidance to motorists on the future of diesel powered motor vehicles; and if so, when. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL11236 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government has announced that it is our long-term mission to see every new car and van being effectively zero emission by 2040. The Road to Zero strategy, launched in July, sets out the actions we are taking to bring about our ambition and the role for cleaner diesel vehicles during the transition.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:52:55.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:52:55.927Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
1002264
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Gospel Oak-Barking Railway Line more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Gospel Oak to Barking rail service will be operating with new electric trains. more like this
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Baroness Randerson more like this
star this property uin HL11285 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The Gospel Oak to Barking rail line is run by Transport for London (TfL). This is not a matter for the Department for Transport (DfT) as such, the Mayor of London is accountable for this service.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11286 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T13:44:04.643Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T13:44:04.643Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this