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star this property date less than 2016-04-25more like thismore than 2016-04-25
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Roads: Repairs and Maintenance 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, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that roadworks cause less disruption to motorists. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 904747 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 2016-04-28more like thismore than 2016-04-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government wants to deliver better journeys for drivers. Roadworks are essential, but that doesn’t mean they should be in place any longer than is absolutely necessary. We are currently consulting on changes that will reduce the congestion caused by roadworks on local ‘A’ road from works left in place at the weekend but where no work is happening, and to remove temporary traffic lights as soon as the works are complete.</p><p> </p><p>We have asked Highways England to look closely at reducing the length of roadworks on the Strategic Road Network. This is being reflected in the next phase of smart motorway schemes, where Highways England are reducing both the length (distance) and duration (time they are in place) of roadworks.</p><p> </p><p>Highways England are also considering the use of higher speed limits through roadworks, where this can be done safely. Subject to safety assessments, Highway England will be starting a trial of higher speed limits on roadworks later this year.</p>
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 2016-04-28T16:24:10.977Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-28T16:24:10.977Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones remove filter
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
528952
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
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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 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, what his policy is on the relative priorities given to wheelchair users and passengers with pushchairs using dedicated access spaces on buses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 41328 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 2016-07-01more like thismore than 2016-07-01
star this property answer text <p>It would be inappropriate of me to comment on this particular issue while the Supreme Court considers the FirstGroup vs Paulley case. However, I am keen to hear of the experiences of disabled passengers, as well as passengers with pushchairs, to inform the development of future policy on this issue.</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 2016-07-01T12:21:21.563Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-01T12:21:21.563Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones remove filter
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-02more like thismore than 2016-03-02
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Roads: West Sussex 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, how much will be spent on highways maintenance in West Sussex in 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 29513 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 2016-03-10more like thismore than 2016-03-10
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>This Government is providing both tools and funding to local highway authorities in England, outside London, to tackle the condition of our local road network. In the Spending Review 2015, the Government announced that we are allocating a total of £6.1 billion funding for local highways maintenance between now and 2021. This funding includes an additional £250 million between 2016 and 2021 for a potholes action fund to improve local roads, to promote innovation within the sector and to ensure that taxpayers get greater value for money.</p><p> </p><p>For West Sussex we are providing £13.7 million this financial year (2015/16). Further details of the funding we are providing to all local highway authorities in England outside London can be found here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/6-billion-funding-to-tackle-potholes-and-improve-local-roads" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/6-billion-funding-to-tackle-potholes-and-improve-local-roads</a></p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are able to use revenue funding for maintaining their local highways and this is allocated by the Department of Communities and Local Government through the Revenue Support Grant.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport is also funding a street lighting scheme in West Sussex through the Private Finance Initiative.</p><p> </p>
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 2016-03-10T14:02:34.133Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-10T14:02:34.133Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones remove filter
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-22more like thismore than 2016-01-22
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Roads: Repairs and Maintenance 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, how much funding has been provided to local highways authorities for local road maintenance in (a) England and (b) West Sussex in the current financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 23761 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 2016-01-29more like thismore than 2016-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The Department is providing councils in England, outside London, with just under £6 billion between now and 2021 for highways maintenance. Details of the funding per financial year per authority in England can be seen at the following weblink:</p><br /><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/highways-maintenance-funding-allocations-201516-to-202021" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/highways-maintenance-funding-allocations-201516-to-202021</a></p><br /><p>For West Sussex we are providing £13.7 million this financial year.</p><p><strong></strong></p><p><strong></strong></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 2016-01-29T12:40:07.107Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-29T12:40:07.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this