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star this property date less than 2018-03-05more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Emergency Services: Snow and Ice 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, what his Department's policy is on the mandatory use of (a) snow tyres and (b) snow chains by the emergency services in severe winter weather. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 130879 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 2018-03-08more like thismore than 2018-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The emergency services are to be commended for doing an excellent job in such difficult conditions.</p><p> </p><p>The Department does not have a policy on the use of winter tyres and snow chains. The decision on whether to fit them relates to local winter driving conditions, which will vary from region to region and different times. The emergency services are best placed to make a judgement on whether the use of these tyres and chains can enhance the safety of their staff and the effectiveness of the work they do.</p><p> </p><p>Snow chains are an option that is available for use in particularly challenging road conditions and while the emergency services may choose to make them available, it may fall to the driver to choose when to use them.</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 2018-03-08T10:07:02.23Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-08T10:07:02.23Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes remove filter