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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Model Aircraft more like this
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unstar 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 forthcoming Drone Registration Scheme on aero modellers flying of small air vehicles that are not drones. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Leicestershire more like this
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Alberto Costa more like this
star this property uin 255347 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The Drone Operator Registration Scheme will apply from November 2019 and is one of several new measures to address the safety and security challenges that unmanned aircraft pose. It will help law enforcement agencies to tackle the misuse of such aircraft effectively, alongside new Police powers, which will be introduced in the upcoming Drones Bill.</p><p> </p><p>In response to the Department’s 2018 consultation on unmanned aircraft, the Government stated that any alternative approach for model flyers must be achieved without imposing undue burden on the state and the taxpayer, whilst also being efficient and enforceable, without compromising the integrity of the policy. Any blanket exemption from registration and competency tests for aero modellers, or having the associations register their members into the registration scheme, will not meet these criteria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T09:23:16.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T09:23:16.937Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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4439
unstar this property label Biography information for Alberto Costa more like this
1127210
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation: Carbon Emissions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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 steps he has taken to reduce carbon emissions in aviation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Herefordshire more like this
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Bill Wiggin more like this
star this property uin 255289 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>In December 2018, the Government published a green paper consultation on its new aviation strategy, Aviation 2050. The strategy proposes a comprehensive approach to tackling aviation’s carbon emissions, taking into account the UK’s domestic and international obligations to ensure that aviation contributes its fair share to action on climate change. The white paper will be published later this year and will take into account recent advice from the Committee on Climate Change.</p><p> </p><p>The Government supports a range of measures to achieve its 2050 vision of reducing aviation carbon emissions, including efficiency improvements in technology, operations and air traffic management, use of renewable fuels and market-based measures.</p><p> </p><p>Recently, the Government extended eligibility for rewards under the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO) to aviation fuels, and is making available up to £20 million of matched capital funding to projects that will produce low carbon waste-based fuels to be used for aviation and Heavy Goods Vehicles through the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C).</p><p> </p><p>The UK was instrumental in reaching agreement on the global carbon offsetting measure for aviation (CORSIA) in 2016 and continues to be actively involved in negotiating for a scheme that is environmentally effective and robust. The green paper also states that the UK will encourage ICAO to agree a long term emissions reduction goal at its 41st Assembly in 2022.</p><p> </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 2019-05-23T10:52:20.89Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:52:20.89Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1428
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Wiggin more like this
1127078
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star 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
unstar 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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
star 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
1127171
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Taxis: Guide Dogs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to prevent taxi drivers from refusing to take passengers with guide dogs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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Faisal Rashid more like this
star this property uin 255388 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Sections 168 and 170 of the Equality Act 2010 already require taxi and PHV drivers to accept passengers accompanied by assistance dogs without charging them extra. The Government expects drivers to comply with the law and encourages local licensing authorities to take robust action against those unwilling to do so. Drivers convicted of a relevant offence face fines of up to £1000.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is considering what further action might be required to eliminate illegal discrimination against assistance dog owners, and has accepted the recommendation of the Chair of the Task and Finish Group on Taxi and PHV licensing that drivers should be required to complete disability awareness training through the introduction of National Minimum Standards. We will bring forward legislation when Parliamentary time permits.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T13:25:44.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T13:25:44.91Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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4670
unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
1127245
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport: Biometrics more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the efficacy of the facial recognition technology proposed for use at Heathrow airport; who has the regulatory responsibility for ensuring that technology is effective and meets security requirements; whether such technology is assessed against a set of published standards; and if so, who decides those standards. more like this
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Lord Evans of Weardale more like this
star this property uin HL15798 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not require London Heathrow Airport to use facial recognition technology for security checks. London Heathrow Airport has taken a commercial decision to use biometrics to streamline the passenger journey through the airport, however this use of biometrics does not change the security checks that are required to be in place. There are currently no regulations or standards for using facial recognition technology, however airports and other bodies do need to adhere to data protection regulations. The Department regularly discusses and reviews airport security with all regulated UK airports.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T14:46:30.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T14:46:30.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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4348
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Evans of Weardale more like this
1127115
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star 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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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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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
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 2019-05-23T10:58:32.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:58:32.763Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this
1127082
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star 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
unstar 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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
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 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
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1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127083
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star 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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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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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
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 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
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1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127084
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star 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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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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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
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 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
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1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127085
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport remove filter
star 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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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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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
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 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
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1528
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this