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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Railway Stations: Disability 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 What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on rail stations that are inaccessible to people with disabilities; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 900033 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p><em>We are committed to improving accessibility at rail stations, and have recently extended the Access for All programme with £300m to provide accessibility improvements at even more stations. This is in addition to improvements required whenever infrastructure work is carried out at a station by the industry.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-17T16:36:08.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T16:36:08.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1149936
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Bus Services: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress his Department has made on the installation of audio-visual equipment in buses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 861 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government understands the importance of accessible on-board information in helping bus passengers to travel with confidence, and in Summer 2018 published a public consultation on proposals to require its provision on local bus services throughout Great Britain.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to analyse responses to the consultation and expect to announce our next steps regarding the making of Regulations and publication of guidance later in the year. This follows the Government’s commitment, set out in the Inclusive Transport Strategy, to invest £2 million towards ensuring that audio visual equipment is installed on buses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-21T16:14:43.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:14:43.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
1150033
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Blue Badge Scheme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 he will abolish fees for the Blue Badge Scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 988 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>It is for each local authority to decide whether to charge for a Blue Badge. There are no plans to abolish the Blue Badge fee which allows local authorities to recover some of the costs involved with issuing the badge and administering the Scheme. In England the maximum fee that can be charged is £10.</p><p> </p><p>On 30 August the scheme in England was extended to include people with non-visible disabilities or conditions which affect an individual’s mobility.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-21T15:57:13.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:57:13.257Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1150047
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Blue Badge Scheme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the extension of eligibility criteria for the Blue Badge scheme on trends in the level of applications to that scheme. 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 1111 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport only has information about the numbers of applications that are submitted online using the gov.uk service. Some local authorities have their own online applications, and most local authorities also offer either a paper-based or another form of assisted application for applicants.</p><p> </p><p>Prior to the launch of the new criteria, an average of around 2,000 applications for a badge were received online via gov.uk by local authorities each day. Monday’s are the busiest day, with around 2,200 submitted applications received prior to the launch of the new criteria on 30 August 2019.</p><p> </p><p>On the day the new criteria launched 9,134 applications were received online, with a further 4,503 applications received on the first Monday. This has since dropped back to a Monday peak of around 2,700 applications, with 2,691 applications received on Monday 14 October.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to monitor the impact of the new criteria, and will publish figures in due course.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-21T15:50:38.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:50:38.377Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1149305
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Retford Station: Lifts 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, when he expects work to be commenced on the lower level platform lift at Retford station. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bassetlaw more like this
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John Mann more like this
star this property uin 473 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>All Access for All projects are due to be complete by 31 March 2024 at the latest. Retford is making good progress. The option selection process is finished and Network Rail will shortly start design works. Once that is complete we will have confirmed start and completion dates with construction scheduled to ensure minimal disruption to passengers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-21T16:04:19.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:04:19.697Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Mann more like this
1148382
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Taxis: Disability 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 steps his Department is taking to make taxis more accessible for disabled people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 294716 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>In July 2018 the Department published its Inclusive Transport Strategy, with the intention of supporting a transport network which enables disabled people to travel easily, confidently and without additional cost. Disabled people make twice as many journeys by taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) as non-disabled people and it is essential that operators and authorities play their part in making this a reality.</p><p> </p><p>The Government plans to update guidance to local licensing authorities on the provision of an inclusive service, including the appropriate treatment of passengers with assistance dogs.</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime I urge authorities to ensure that drivers receive suitable disability awareness training and that robust action is taken against those who discriminate illegally against disabled passengers.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 294717 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T10:19:32.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T10:19:32.327Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
4090
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1148383
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Taxis: Assistance Animals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 steps his Department is taking to prevent taxi drivers from discriminating against people with disability assistance dogs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 294717 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>In July 2018 the Department published its Inclusive Transport Strategy, with the intention of supporting a transport network which enables disabled people to travel easily, confidently and without additional cost. Disabled people make twice as many journeys by taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) as non-disabled people and it is essential that operators and authorities play their part in making this a reality.</p><p> </p><p>The Government plans to update guidance to local licensing authorities on the provision of an inclusive service, including the appropriate treatment of passengers with assistance dogs.</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime I urge authorities to ensure that drivers receive suitable disability awareness training and that robust action is taken against those who discriminate illegally against disabled passengers.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 294716 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T10:19:32.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T10:19:32.403Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
4090
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1147746
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Spaces: Visual Impairment 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, with reference to the Inclusive Transport Strategy, published on 25 July 2018, when his Department plans to publish updated guidance for local authorities creating a shared space that is also accessible for visually impaired people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 293651 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Following the commitment in the Inclusive Transport Strategy, the Department is working with Transport Scotland on the research into inclusive street design. This is a collaborative project between the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, which began in August and is scheduled to complete early next year. Following the conclusion of the research, we will consider the recommendations, and therefore how best to update our guidance.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-08T10:14:30.963Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T10:14:30.963Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1147005
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Spaces 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, when he plans to issue new guidance on shared spaces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 292085 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Following the commitment in the Inclusive Transport Strategy, the Department is working with Transport Scotland on the research into inclusive street design. This is a collaborative project between the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, which began in August and is scheduled to complete early next year. Following the conclusion of the research, we will consider the recommendations, and therefore how best to update our guidance.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-03T14:09:27.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T14:09:27.05Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1145688
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Bus Services: Disability 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, when he plans to publish guidance for bus operators relating to disability equality training. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 290712 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
unstar this property answer text <p>Later in the year, the Department plans to publish best practice guidance on the provision of disability awareness training in the bus sector, which was informed by the experience of disabled passengers, bus operators and training providers. We hope that by sharing across the whole bus industry some of the good practice already benefiting passengers in many areas of the country, we will ensure that disabled passengers can board any service with confidence that the driver will provide them with the help they need.</p><p> </p><p>The Department publishes annual bus statistics which include an assessment of the proportion of local bus operators which require their staff to complete training consistent with the European Regulation. The most recent release indicated that 98% of drivers work for companies which fulfil this requirement</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
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less than 2019-10-01T15:24:37.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:24:37.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this