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star this property date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
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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 Bus Services: Combined Authorities more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government plans to relax or amend the regulations relating to the introduction of bus franchising by non-mayoral combined authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
star this property uin 2774 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 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
unstar this property answer text <p>The Bus Services Act 2017 <del class="ministerial">permits combined</del> <ins class="ministerial">provides</ins> mayoral <ins class="ministerial">combined</ins> authorities <ins class="ministerial">with access to</ins> <del class="ministerial">to apply for</del> new franchising powers. Other authorities can also apply for franchising powers with approval from the Secretary of State, subject to the necessary regulations having been made under the new section 123A(4) of Part 2 of the Transport Act 2000. No such regulations have yet been made.</p><p>The Government wants to see better local bus services for passengers across the country and will assist any local authority seeking to use the powers available to them under the Bus Services Act 2017 to secure improvements. We would also encourage authorities to work closely with local bus operators and passenger representatives to determine how to use the Act’s new powers to serve their local communities better.</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 2017-07-10T14:56:47.287Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.287Z
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less than 2017-07-13T14:49:45.42Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T14:49:45.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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2923
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
748298
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
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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 Bus Services: Combined Authorities 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 steps the Government plans to take to support the introduction of bus franchising in non-mayoral combined authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
star this property uin 2775 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 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
unstar this property answer text <p>The Bus Services Act 2017 <del class="ministerial">permits combined</del> <ins class="ministerial">provides</ins> mayoral <ins class="ministerial">combined</ins> authorities <ins class="ministerial">with access to </ins><del class="ministerial"> to apply for</del> new franchising powers. Other authorities can also apply for franchising powers with approval from the Secretary of State, subject to the necessary regulations having been made under the new section 123A(4) of Part 2 of the Transport Act 2000. No such regulations have yet been made.</p><p>The Government wants to see better local bus services for passengers across the country and will assist any local authority seeking to use the powers available to them under the Bus Services Act 2017 to secure improvements. We would also encourage authorities to work closely with local bus operators and passenger representatives to determine how to use the Act’s new powers to serve their local communities better.</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 2017-07-10T14:56:47.363Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.363Z
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less than 2017-07-13T14:49:33.75Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T14:49:33.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman 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 remove filter
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4046
unstar this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
847143
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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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: Accidents 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 cyclists have died or suffered serious injuries where the cause has been attributed to poorly-maintained roads by (a) local councils, (b) Highways England, (c) Transport Scotland and (d) the Welsh Government in each year since 2007. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 129317 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 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The numbers of reported cyclist fatalities and serious injuries that have been recorded in Great Britain for each year since 2007 where poorly maintained roads could be considered to be a contributory factor is provided in the table. A breakdown for all the road networks specified is not available centrally.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">The heading “Poor or defective road surface” cover columns 2 and 3 of the table. Whilst, the heading “Inadequate or masked signs or road markings” cover column 4 and 5.</ins></p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="6"><p><strong>Reported cyclist serious and fatal injuries in GB where poorly maintained roads is reported as a contributory factor<sup>1</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Poor or defective road surface </strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Inadequate or masked signs or road markings</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Fatilities</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Serious Injuries</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Fatilities</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Serious Injuries</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>41</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>38</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>55</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>45</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong><em>Source: DfT STATS19 reported road casualties</em></strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><sup>1 </sup>Includes only casualties where a police officer attended the scene and in which a contributory factor was reported. In 2016, this related to 73% of reported accidents.</p><p> </p><p>By way of context, cycling in Great Britain has increased over the time period in question, rising from 4 billion kilometres in 2007 to 6 billion kilometres in 2016.</p><p> </p><p>It should be that noted that contributory factors assigned by police officers do not assign blame for the accident to any specific road user, however they do provide some insight into why and how road accidents occur. They give an indication of which factors the attending officer thought contributed to the accident. Officers do not need to carry out a full investigation of the incident before allocating contributory factors; they usually use professional judgement about what they can see at the scene.</p><p> </p><p>Not all accidents are included in the contributory factor data; only accidents where the police attended the scene and reported at least one contributory factor are included. A total of 73% of accidents reported to the police in 2016 met these criteria although each accident can have multiple contributory factors attributed to them.</p>
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 2018-02-27T16:45:50.58Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T16:45:50.58Z
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less than 2018-03-15T15:22:13.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-15T15:22:13.737Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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43590
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
851038
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star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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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 Cycling and Walking 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, when he plans to publish the next annual update of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Poplar and Limehouse more like this
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Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
star this property uin 130229 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 2018-03-06more like thismore than 2018-03-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government will report regularly to Parliament on the progress it is making in delivering the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, as required by section 21 of the Infrastructure Act 2015. A decision on the timing<ins class="ministerial"> of the first such progress report will be made in due course</ins>.</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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-03-06T15:43:05.12Z
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less than 2018-03-07T16:50:56.533Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T16:50:56.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman 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 remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Buses: Tyres more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 7 December 2017 to Question 117278 on buses: tyres, which organisations have been approached by his Department to commission the research referred to in that answer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 128795 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 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to using robust evidence to guide policy decisions. To that end the Department for Transport approached Atkins/CH2M, the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), WSP (and their partner Frazer Nash), Arup and Pell Frischmann through the Highways England Procurement Framework to commission scientific research into the effects of chronological age on the integrity of tyres.</p><p> </p><p>The first tender exercise in June 2016 received no bids. Following further discussions in September 2016 with potential suppliers to improve their understanding of our requirements, a second tender exercise was undertaken. However, this received only one response in December 2016 which did not address the research questions raised.</p><p> </p><p>The Department subsequently engaged direct with TRL who were invited to submit a formal bid in December 2017. After careful consideration, TRL was awarded a 12-month contract to the value of £250,000 in January 2018. This was announced to the House on 1 March 2018. The findings will be published.</p>
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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128796 more like this
128798 more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T13:26:19.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T13:26:19.647Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman 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 remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Buses: Tyres more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 7 December 2017 to Question 117278 on buses:tyres, what progress his Department has made on commissioning the research referred to in that answer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 128796 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 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to using robust evidence to guide policy decisions. To that end the Department for Transport approached Atkins/CH2M, the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), WSP (and their partner Frazer Nash), Arup and Pell Frischmann through the Highways England Procurement Framework to commission scientific research into the effects of chronological age on the integrity of tyres.</p><p> </p><p>The first tender exercise in June 2016 received no bids. Following further discussions in September 2016 with potential suppliers to improve their understanding of our requirements, a second tender exercise was undertaken. However, this received only one response in December 2016 which did not address the research questions raised.</p><p> </p><p>The Department subsequently engaged direct with TRL who were invited to submit a formal bid in December 2017. After careful consideration, TRL was awarded a 12-month contract to the value of £250,000 in January 2018. This was announced to the House on 1 March 2018. The findings will be published.</p>
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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128795 more like this
128798 more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T13:26:19.707Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T13:26:19.707Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman 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 remove filter
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
846094
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Buses: Tyres 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, pursuant to the Answer of 7 December 2017 to Question 117278 on buses: tyres, what estimate he has made of the cost of commissioning the research referred to in that answer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 128798 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 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to using robust evidence to guide policy decisions. To that end the Department for Transport approached Atkins/CH2M, the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), WSP (and their partner Frazer Nash), Arup and Pell Frischmann through the Highways England Procurement Framework to commission scientific research into the effects of chronological age on the integrity of tyres.</p><p> </p><p>The first tender exercise in June 2016 received no bids. Following further discussions in September 2016 with potential suppliers to improve their understanding of our requirements, a second tender exercise was undertaken. However, this received only one response in December 2016 which did not address the research questions raised.</p><p> </p><p>The Department subsequently engaged direct with TRL who were invited to submit a formal bid in December 2017. After careful consideration, TRL was awarded a 12-month contract to the value of £250,000 in January 2018. This was announced to the House on 1 March 2018. The findings will be published.</p>
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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128795 more like this
128796 more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T13:26:19.787Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T13:26:19.787Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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43108
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this