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1139947
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Accidents 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 comparative assessment his Department has made of the number of deaths and serious injuries per mile travelled experienced in (a) motor cars, (b) motor cycles and (c) motor scooters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 278389 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The rates of people killed or seriously injured per billion vehicle miles for car users and motorcycle users are published in tables RAS30067 and RAS30066 respectively, available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/ras30-reported-casualties-in-road-accidents#casualties-in-accidents-since-1979" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/ras30-reported-casualties-in-road-accidents#casualties-in-accidents-since-1979</a>.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017, there were 38 car users killed or seriously injured per billion vehicle miles in Great Britain, compared to 2,149 for motorcyclists.</p><p> </p><p>In the road accident data, motorcycles include mopeds and motor scooters.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that the number of serious injuries provided is as reported by the police. Since 2016, changes in severity reporting systems for a large number of police forces mean that serious injury figures are not comparable with earlier years.</p><p> </p><p>On 19 July, the Department published the Road Safety Statement. The statement and action plan includes actions to improve safety for motorcyclists as well as rural road users, young road users and older road users. The statement is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/road-safety-statement-2019-a-lifetime-of-road-safety" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/road-safety-statement-2019-a-lifetime-of-road-safety</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T13:36:43.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T13:36:43.49Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight more like this
1139948
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Repairs and Maintenance 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 recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of using drones to detect defects in roads. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 278390 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to exploring all technology, including the use of drones, to identify road defects and improve road maintenance.</p><p> </p><p>The Infrastructure Inspection Pathfinder project, carried out by the Connected Places Catapult (previously Transport Systems Catapult) under the Government Drone Pathfinder Programme, aims at accelerating the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to enable UK businesses to access wider inspection and surveying capabilities of this smart technology.</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 2019-07-22T15:30:36.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:30:36.147Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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1200
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight more like this
1139272
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Infrastructure 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 transport infrastructure the Government is supporting to help the manufacturing industry grow. 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 277653 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p>As set out in the Industrial Strategy, transport infrastructure investment is vital to support businesses right across the country, including in manufacturing. We support businesses through our roads, rail and local transport investment, and delivery of major projects like HS2. For example, HS2 already supports 9,000 jobs, and its innovative approach to construction includes looking at opportunities for off-site manufacture, such as Temporary Modular Bridges.</p><p> </p><p>DfT also supports manufacturing through its procurement, and has adopted the Procuring for Growth Balanced Scorecard to help ensure major government procurements have a positive impact on economic growth, as well as best value for the taxpayer.</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 2019-07-23T14:35:18.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:35:18.887Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1139282
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway road will be subject to a strategic environmental assessment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 277839 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The preferred route for the Oxford to Cambridge expressway, anticipated to be announced in autumn 2020, will be subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment. A Strategic Environmental Assessment will not be required.</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 2019-07-22T14:09:01.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T14:09:01.717Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139284
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether (a) major routes and (b) feeder roads are classified as (i) projects or (ii) programmes for the purposes of determining whether they require strategic environmental assessments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 277840 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>Individual road enhancement schemes are projects that are subject to Environmental Impact Assessment requirements as necessary. Strategic Environmental Assessments are a specific legal requirement for plans and programmes that set the framework for the future development consent of projects.</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 2019-07-22T14:15:35.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T14:15:35.427Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139285
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the benefit to cost ratio of the Oxford to Cambridge expressway road is; and whether that ratio is comparable with other transport proposals under review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 277841 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government published a strategic outline business case for the construction of the ‘missing link’ between Oxford and Milton Keynes in September 2018 (available on the Department for Transport website). This showed a benefit cost ratio of 1.2 or 1.3 for the preferred corridor B.</p><p>Highways England is in the process of identifying potential routes within the preferred corridor which will enable a more thorough assessment of benefits and costs. At the current stage of work the estimated benefit cost ratio is not unusual.</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 2019-07-22T15:04:08.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:04:08.187Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139286
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the benefit to cost ratio of the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway road includes the (a) cost and (b) effect of (i) new feeder roads and (i) increases in road capacity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 277842 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The estimation of scheme benefits and costs in the strategic outline business case for the ‘missing link’ between Oxford and Milton Keynes was not based on any specific route design considerations. They were derived using the appropriate modelling tools, which take account of the effect of the new capacity on traffic demand, journey times, safety and environmental impacts.</p><p>Highways England is in the process of identifying potential routes within the preferred corridor which will enable a more thorough assessment of benefits and costs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:10:49.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:10:49.707Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139287
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway project on the Government's greenhouse gas emissions targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 277843 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>Highways England is in the process of identifying potential routes within the preferred corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge expressway for a non-statutory public consultation in the autumn. This work will include an assessment of environmental impacts, including carbon emissions using the Defra forecasts for emission rates.</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 2019-07-22T14:58:52.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T14:58:52.763Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139307
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 Heathrow Airport: Exhaust Emissions 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 estimate he has made of the potential reduction in emissions from aviation as a result of reduced stacking in the event of the completion of a third runway at Heathrow airport. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 277662 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK has embarked on an ambitious programme of airspace modernisation, one of the key drivers of which is to reduce aviation’s environmental impact. This programme should allow more direct routing, reduce delays, enable aircraft to climb at a faster rate, and also reduce the amount of stacking.</p><p>With regards to Heathrow expansion, the environmental impact of the proposed airspace changes linked to this development, including their likely effect on CO<sub>2</sub> emissions, will be assessed in coming years through the statutory Civil Aviation Authority airspace change process. Therefore there is currently no estimate of the reduction in emissions as a result of modernising Heathrow’s airspace.</p><p>The Airports National Policy Statement is also clear that a new Northwest Runway will not receive development consent unless, with mitigation, it can demonstrate compliance with legal obligations on air quality.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:41:27.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:41:27.867Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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1200
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight more like this
1139396
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar 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 Blue Badge Scheme 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 assessment he has made of the effect of the use of the term non-physical to refer to people with hidden disabilities in the new Blue Badge guidance on the well-being of people with (a) myalgic encephalomyelitis and (b) Parkinson's disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 277837 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department recognises the sensitivities with using certain terminology when referring to the new criteria and will be replacing the term non-physical disability with “non-visible (‘hidden’) condition” in the guidance.</p><p> </p><p>The new criteria include people who are unable to walk or have very considerable difficulty when walking, are at risk of serious harm to their health or safety or are unable to undertake a journey without it causing very considerable psychological distress. People with conditions such as myalgic encephalomyelitis, or Parkinson’s disease, may qualify for a badge if they meet these criteria.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 277838 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T13:41:13.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T13:41:13.407Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis remove filter
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this