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573962
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Renewable Energy: Employment more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential for job creation in renewable energy sectors in the next five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Calder Valley more like this
tabling member printed
Craig Whittaker more like this
uin 44433 more like this
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is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2016-10-14more like thismore than 2016-10-14
answer text <p>The latest figures from the ONS suggest that, in 2014, 238,500 full-time equivalent employees were working directly in the Low Carbon and Renewable Energy sectors in the UK. This figure does not include additional jobs that have been created in the wider renewable energy supply chain.</p><p>The Low Carbon and Renewable Energy sectors will be at the heart of this Governments Industrial Strategy to support jobs and growth.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-10-14T13:58:18.467Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-14T13:58:18.467Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2016-10-17T10:05:24.403Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T10:05:24.403Z
answering member
1561
label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
previous answer version
13933
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
3940
label Biography information for Craig Whittaker more like this
748297
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Bus Services: Combined Authorities more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
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
tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
tabling member printed
Bridget Phillipson more like this
uin 2774 more like this
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is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.287Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.287Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2017-07-13T14:49:45.42Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T14:49:45.42Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
2923
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4046
label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
748298
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Bus Services: Combined Authorities more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
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
tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
tabling member printed
Bridget Phillipson more like this
uin 2775 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.363Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.363Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2017-07-13T14:49:33.75Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T14:49:33.75Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
2924
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4046
label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
847143
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Cycling: Accidents more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
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
tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
tabling member printed
Catherine West more like this
uin 129317 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-02-27
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>
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-02-27T16:45:50.58Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T16:45:50.58Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2018-03-15T15:22:13.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-15T15:22:13.737Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
43590
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4523
label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
573581
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Electric Cables: Lake District National Park more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of the North West Coast Connections Project if cables through the Lake District National Park are (a) routed underground and (b) not routed underground. more like this
tabling member constituency Copeland more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jamie Reed more like this
uin 44518 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
answer text <p>Under the current energy market framework, the development of the transmission network in England and Wales is a matter for National Grid, and this includes assessment of the costs of any particular route or approach on specific projects, such as for the proposed North West Coast Connections. National Grid’s costs are regulated by Ofgem to ensure they are justified and efficient.</p><p>The grant of planning consent for any energy project, including new transmission assets, would be considered by my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy under the Planning Act 2008, but the proposed project has not reached that stage.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-09-08T13:41:17.907Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-08T13:41:17.907Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
9675
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1503
label Biography information for Mr Jamie Reed more like this
573948
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Electric Cables: Lake District National Park more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will provide assurances that the North West Coast Connections Project will include underground cables through the Lake District National Park. more like this
tabling member constituency Copeland more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jamie Reed more like this
uin 44587 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
answer text <p>It will be for the developer to bring forward an application for consent for their proposal for examination by the Planning Inspectorate. My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State will take the decision on the application and it would not be appropriate for him to comment on the merits of the project in advance of his decision.</p><p> </p><p>The application for the Project will be considered as part of the appropriate consent process which will take account of any Government policies and guidance, including that set out in National Policy Statements and other material considerations. Overarching National Policy Statement for Energy (EN-1) sets out policy for energy developments proposed within nationally designated landscapes.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-09-08T13:47:04.683Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-08T13:47:04.683Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
9672
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1503
label Biography information for Mr Jamie Reed more like this
573969
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Electric Cables: Lake District National Park more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will meet with Millom Without Parish Council to discuss options to ensure that the North West Coast Connection Project does not affect the landscape of the west of the Lake District National Park. more like this
tabling member constituency Copeland more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jamie Reed more like this
uin 44517 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
answer text <p>As my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State will be responsible for determining the application for consent for the proposed North West Coast Connection Project, it would not be appropriate for him to meet with Millom Without Parish Council to discuss the merits of the project.</p><p> </p><p>The application for this project is expected to be submitted by National Grid to the Planning Inspectorate in 2017. During the pre-application stage, the Parish Council and other interested parties can get involved in the consultation process. When the application is lodged, the Parish Council will be able to make representations on it. The Planning Inspectorate can provide advice about the planning process for the project and advice about the process in general is available on its website: <a href="https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/application-process/the-process/" target="_blank">https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/application-process/the-process/</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-09-08T13:42:49.23Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-08T13:42:49.23Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
9676
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1503
label Biography information for Mr Jamie Reed more like this
573970
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Energy: Prices more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an estimate of the average annual energy charges paid by (a) existing and (b) new customers in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
tabling member printed
Ian C. Lucas more like this
uin 44524 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
answer text <p>Average annual domestic bills for gas and electricity and industrial energy prices are published as part of the BEIS’s quarterly energy prices publication. The latest available figures are for the average annual domestic bills in 2015 which are £714 for gas (GB) and £584 (UK) for standard electricity.</p><p> </p><p>The information required to distinguish between existing and new customers is not held by BEIS.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-09-08T13:45:39.257Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-08T13:45:39.257Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
9673
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1470
label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
574197
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Nuclear Power Stations: China more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to support a role for Chinese companies in the construction or ownership of new nuclear power stations in the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
tabling member printed
Lisa Nandy more like this
uin 44804 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
answer text <p>It is for the private sector to fund build and operate new nuclear power stations. We welcome proposals by qualified companies for new nuclear power.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-09-08T13:41:43.3Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-08T13:41:43.3Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
9671
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4082
label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this
576970
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-06more like thismore than 2016-09-06
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Qualifications: EU Law more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his policy is on retaining the EU's professional qualifications directive after the UK has left the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent Central more like this
tabling member printed
Tristram Hunt more like this
uin 45313 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-09-14more like thismore than 2016-09-14
answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is working with industry organisations and interests across Government. This input will inform our the Government’s approach as we shape our future relationship with Europe.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-09-14T13:17:22.387Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-14T13:17:22.387Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
previous answer version
11062
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman remove filter
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4111
label Biography information for Tristram Hunt more like this