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1127697
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Model Aircraft: Registration more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) consultation (CAP1775), what recent discussions he has had with the CAA on the potential introduction of (a) compulsory registration by model aircraft enthusiasts with the CAA, (b) registration fees, (c) age restrictions and (d) competency requirements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 256218 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Department for Transport Ministers and officials have regular discussions with the CAA, including on the Drone Operator Registration Scheme and competency testing requirements, which will apply from November 2019. <ins class="ministerial">These will apply to all those in the UK operating drones or model aircraft between 250 grams and 20 kilograms.</ins> <del class="ministerial">These will apply to all unmanned aircraft below 250g, including drones and model aircraft.</del></p><p> </p><p>These are part of a package of measures to address the safety and security challenges that unmanned aircraft pose. They will help law enforcement agencies to tackle the misuse of such aircraft effectively, alongside new Police powers to be introduced in the forthcoming Drones Bill.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T11:44:18.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T11:44:18.047Z
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less than 2019-06-18T09:26:06.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T09:26:06.94Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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119732
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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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
252
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1126697
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Skipton-Colne 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, further to the announcement by the Secretary of State for Transport on 25 January, whether they have commissioned the further studies into the possible reinstatement and reopening of the Colne–Skipton railway line as part of a TransPennine freight line and for local passenger services; and if so, who is undertaking those studies. more like this
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Lord Greaves more like this
star this property uin HL15714 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Work is currently progressing and we expect to receive the results later this year to inform a decision as to whether the scheme should go to the ‘develop’ stage of the Government’s Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline.</p><p>Local stakeholders, including the local MP Andrew Stephenson, have championed the scheme and we are working closely with Transport for the North to assess the proposed scheme and to ensure that it can be affordable, will attract sufficient traffic, and is part of the right long-term solution for cross Transpennine rail traffic.</p><p>This is part of our new approach to rail enhancements to ensure we address the needs of passengers and freight, and that funding commitments appropriately reflect the stage of development of schemes.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T14:23:33.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T14:23:33.027Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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2569
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Greaves more like this
1126843
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Dartford-Thurrock Crossing: Tolls 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 number of unofficial Dartcharge websites. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dartford more like this
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Gareth Johnson more like this
star this property uin 254797 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Dart Charge estimates that there are at least nine unofficial web sites in operation. This is subject to change as websites are added, removed, changed or temporarily unavailable.</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 2019-05-23T10:47:19.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:47:19.227Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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3970
unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Johnson more like this
1127078
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: 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, if his Department will run a public information campaign to raise awareness of the effect of engine idling on public health. 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 255353 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Air pollution is an important challenge and Government is involved in a wide range of actions tackling it. Local Authorities are often best placed to run such campaigns, as they are able to focus on areas where idling is a particular problem. Vehicle manufacturers are increasingly offering automatic stop-start systems which help save fuel and CO<sub>2</sub> emissions.</p><p> </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 2019-05-23T15:14:26.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:14:26.373Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1127082
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Safety 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, how many extra emergency refuge areas have been added to existing stretches of all lane running motorways. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 255305 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Reviews of the first two schemes to be designed to the all lane running standard, both on the M25, shows they are performing well and in line with expectations; successfully increasing capacity and improving journeys for motorists. These reviews found that the M25 schemes delivered an overall 27% safety improvement.</p><p> </p><p>Nevertheless, to help drivers feel more confident they can find a place to stop in an emergency, Highways England have committed to reducing the maximum spacing of emergency areas which is currently about every mile and a half (about 90 seconds at 60mph), to around every mile (about every minute at 60mph). This will take place on new schemes being constructed from 2020 onwards.</p><p> </p><p>Currently the average spacing on all lane running sections is just over a mile.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, in the next twelve months construction work will commence to install 10 additional emergency refuge areas on the M25.</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 2019-05-23T10:41:58.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:41:58.617Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127083
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Safety 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, how many additional emergency refuge areas he plans to add to existing stretches of all lane running motorways in the next twelve months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 255306 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In the next twelve months construction work will commence to install 10 additional emergency refuge areas on the M25.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, Highways England are also enhancing the visibility of emergency areas on all new and existing smart motorways by installing orange surfacing and improved, more frequent signs. These changes are designed to help drivers feel more confident that they can find a safe place to stop in an emergency.</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 2019-05-23T10:35:52.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:35:52.12Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127084
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Safety 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 his Department's timescale is for all lane running motorways to have emergency refuge areas spaced at no more than one mile apart. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 255307 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>To help drivers feel more confident they can find a place to stop in an emergency, Highways England have committed to reducing the maximum spacing of emergency areas which is currently about every mile and a half (about 90 seconds at 60mph), to around every mile (about every minute at 60mph). This will take place on schemes being constructed from 2020 onwards.</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 2019-05-23T10:44:22.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:44:22.183Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127085
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Traffic Officers: Injuries 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 data his Department collects on the number of Highways England traffic officers who are injured while on duty each year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 255308 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDORS) 2013 and as part of its Health and management system, Highways England collects data for all its staff, including Traffic Officers in the following categories:- RIDDOR Fatality, RIDDOR Specified Injury, RIDDOR Greater than 7 day absence from work, lost time injury between 4 and 7 day, lost time injury between 1 and 3 days.</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 2019-05-23T10:38:41.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:38:41.73Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127086
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Safety 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 comparative assessment his Department has made of the relative safety of breaking down in a live lane on an all lane running motorway and a motorway that has a hard shoulder. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 255309 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The original safety assessment of all lane running included the safety of a vehicle stopping in a running lane during peak and off-peak periods. It also identified a range of measures, such as the provision of traffic management technology and emergency areas, designed to ensure overall all lane running safety levels would be at least as safe as those of a traditional motorway with a hard shoulder.</p><p> </p><p>The smart motorway schemes between junctions J5-7 and 23-27 of the M25 were the first to be designed to the all lane running standard, and were completed in 2014. The performance of both schemes was monitored and reports published after one, two and three years of operation which included an assessment of safety and performance data.</p><p> </p><p>M25 3 year evaluation reports:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/m25-junction-5-to-7-third-year-evaluation-report</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/m25-junction-23-to-27-third-year-evaluation-report</p><p> </p><p>The review shows that the all lane running sections are performing well and in line with expectations; successfully increasing capacity and improving journeys for motorists. These reviews found that the M25 schemes delivered an overall 27% safety improvement.</p><p> </p>
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 2019-05-23T10:47:00.533Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:47:00.533Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127115
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Driving Tests: Bournemouth 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, how many driving test appointments were rearranged as a result of the temporary closure of Bournemouth driving test centre. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Christchurch more like this
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Sir Christopher Chope more like this
star this property uin 255263 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Since the temporary closure of Bournemouth driving test centre, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has rearranged 680 car practical test appointments.</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 2019-05-23T10:58:32.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:58:32.763Z
star this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
242
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this