Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

787018
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Taxis: Registration 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, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a central UK-wide register of taxi and private hire vehicle drivers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 112196 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
star this property answer text <p>At a Westminster Hall Debate on 5 July, I announced my intention to set up a working group to consider the regulation of the trade and produce focussed recommendations for action. The Task and Finish Group on taxi and private hire vehicle licensing will report its findings to me in the new year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-11-16T15:44:08.27Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answering member
350
star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
787017
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Taxis: Regulation 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, whether his Department plans to update regulations relating to taxi and private hire vehicles; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 112195 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
star this property answer text <p>At the request of the Department for Transport, the Law Commission undertook a comprehensive review of taxi and private hire regulation in England and Wales.</p><p> </p><p>Since this report the sector has undergone profound and rapid change. At a Westminster Hall Debate on 5 July I announced the formation of a working group to consider any regulatory issues and remedies, including the Commission’s recommendations. The group will report in the New Year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-11-16T15:46:23.23Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T15:46:23.23Z
star this property answering member
350
star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
787019
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Taxis: Safety 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 ensure the safety of people using taxi and private hire vehicles as a result of the 2015 changes to the rules on cross-border taxi and private hire vehicle use. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 112197 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The Task and Finish Group on taxi and private hire vehicle licensing that I set up is considering cross-border taxi and private hire vehicle use in its discussions, and will report its findings to me in the new year.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Department for Transport, the Law Commission conducted a comprehensive review of private hire vehicle and taxi regulation in England and Wales. The ability to sub-contract private hire work across licensing authority boundaries was a recommendation of the Law Commission. Section 11 of the Deregulation Act 2015 enabled this and has allowed private hire operators to work more flexibly to meet the needs of their passengers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-11-16T17:00:46.597Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T17:00:46.597Z
star this property answering member
350
star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
787020
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Taxis 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 estimate his Department has made of the number of taxi and private hire vehicles which are working cross-border despite having their licences revoked by a local licensing authority. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 112198 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
star this property answer text <p>I announced in a Westminster Hall debate that I would be setting up a working group to consider current issues concerning taxi and PHV licensing. That group is considering both cross-border working and enforcement and passenger safety as two of key areas for discussion and will report its findings to me in the new year.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport does not currently hold any data on the number of taxi or private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers who have had their licences revoked. The Department has not made any estimate of the number of taxis and PHV drivers working cross-border who have had their licences revoked by a local licensing authority.</p><p> </p><p>The Government attaches the utmost priority to passenger safety in the licenced taxi and PHV trade. The Department for Transport will consult on revised best practice guidance and for the first time statutory guidance enabled under the Policing and Crime Act 2017. This guidance will contain robust standards that we expect all licensing authorities to adopt; these will ensure all passengers, particularly children and vulnerable adults, are protected when using taxi and PHV services.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 112199 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-11-16T17:04:45.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T17:04:45.313Z
star this property answering member
350
star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
787021
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
star this property answering body
Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Taxis: Safety 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, whether his Department plans to put in place additional measures to empower local licensing authorities to ensure public safety in taxi and private hire vehicles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 112199 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
star this property answer text <p>I announced in a Westminster Hall debate that I would be setting up a working group to consider current issues concerning taxi and PHV licensing. That group is considering both cross-border working and enforcement and passenger safety as two of key areas for discussion and will report its findings to me in the new year.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport does not currently hold any data on the number of taxi or private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers who have had their licences revoked. The Department has not made any estimate of the number of taxis and PHV drivers working cross-border who have had their licences revoked by a local licensing authority.</p><p> </p><p>The Government attaches the utmost priority to passenger safety in the licenced taxi and PHV trade. The Department for Transport will consult on revised best practice guidance and for the first time statutory guidance enabled under the Policing and Crime Act 2017. This guidance will contain robust standards that we expect all licensing authorities to adopt; these will ensure all passengers, particularly children and vulnerable adults, are protected when using taxi and PHV services.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 112198 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-11-16T17:04:45.36Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T17:04:45.36Z
star this property answering member
350
star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
802361
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-06more like thismore than 2017-12-06
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Affordable Housing 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 Communities and Local Government, whether the Government has made an assessment of the extent to which the use of viability assessments could reduce affordable housing contributions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 118048 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
star this property answer text <p>Stakeholders report that the use of viability assessments can add complexity and uncertainty to the planning process. This can lead to delays and diminished contributions towards infrastructure and affordable housing.</p><p>The Government consulted on proposals to reform the viability assessment process within the<em> Planning for the right homes in the right places consultation</em>. This will create more certainty about the contributions developers are expected to make to affordable housing and reduce the use of viability assessments at the planning application stage. The viability of the expected contributions should be tested at the plan-making stage. Where tested in plan-making, the issue should not usually need to be tested again at the planning application stage.</p><p>The consultation has now closed and we are currently analysing the responses. A further announcement will be made in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 118049 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-12-14T17:03:26.03Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T17:03:26.03Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
802362
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-06more like thismore than 2017-12-06
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Affordable Housing 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 Communities and Local Government, what steps are being taken to prevent housing developers using loopholes in the Government's planning policy to reduce the number of affordable houses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 118049 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
star this property answer text <p>Stakeholders report that the use of viability assessments can add complexity and uncertainty to the planning process. This can lead to delays and diminished contributions towards infrastructure and affordable housing.</p><p>The Government consulted on proposals to reform the viability assessment process within the<em> Planning for the right homes in the right places consultation</em>. This will create more certainty about the contributions developers are expected to make to affordable housing and reduce the use of viability assessments at the planning application stage. The viability of the expected contributions should be tested at the plan-making stage. Where tested in plan-making, the issue should not usually need to be tested again at the planning application stage.</p><p>The consultation has now closed and we are currently analysing the responses. A further announcement will be made in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 118048 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-12-14T17:03:26.077Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T17:03:26.077Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
818848
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Reorganisation 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 Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential cost to the public purse of the renaming of his Department; and which new policy responsibilities his Department will discharge after it is renamed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 121612 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>Building the homes our country needs is an absolute priority for this government. The name change for the department reflects this government’s renewed focus to deliver more homes and build stronger communities across England.</p><p>Any necessary will be done in a cost-efficient way with expenditure being kept to a minimum.</p><p>This would be a fraction of the cost of splitting up the Ministry as proposed by the opposition.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rossendale and Darwen more like this
star this property answering member printed Jake Berry more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 121624 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-11T17:50:54.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T17:50:54.39Z
star this property answering member
4060
star this property label Biography information for Jake Berry more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
819863
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-10more like thismore than 2018-01-10
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Biofuels: Subsidies 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Clean Growth Strategy, whether he has made an assessment of the effect of subsidising biomass conversion. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 121935 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
star this property answer text <p>Biomass conversions play an important transitional role in decarbonising the grid and helping to meet carbon targets. 2.98 GW of capacity is currently supported under the Renewables Obligation or has been awarded a contract under the Contracts for Difference scheme.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-17T14:39:57.81Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-17T14:39:57.81Z
star this property answering member
4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter
822975
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Reorganisation 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 11 January 2018 to Question 121612, what the cost to the public purse is of renaming of his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 122658 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
star this property answer text <p>As set out in response to 121612, any necessary changes will be done in a cost-efficient way with expenditure being kept to a minimum.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rossendale and Darwen more like this
star this property answering member printed Jake Berry more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-22T16:27:02.297Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-22T16:27:02.297Z
star this property answering member
4060
star this property label Biography information for Jake Berry more like this
star this property previous answer version
35209
star this property answering member constituency Rossendale and Darwen more like this
star this property answering member printed Jake Berry more like this
star this property answering member
4060
star this property label Biography information for Jake Berry more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4602
unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter