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registered interest true more like this
date less than 2017-06-22more like thismore than 2017-06-22
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Train Operating Companies: Standards remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what remedial actions he may take in the event of a franchised train-operating company's force majeure claim for relief from benchmarked contractual payments being (a) not agreed and (b) agreed only in part by his Department. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
tabling member printed
Lloyd Russell-Moyle remove filter
uin 728 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
answer text <p>Under the terms of their contracts, train operating companies actual performance is measured by excluding anything caused by a Force Majeure Event. Force Majeure Events are by their very nature incidents which are outside an operators’ direct control, such as major infrastructure failures that result in a line blockage.</p><p> </p><p>Remedial actions are not specifically related to whether or not the Department accepts an operators force majeure claim but to whether an operator exceeds their Performance Benchmarks as set out in their respective contract.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-06-28T14:45:57.98Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-28T14:45:57.98Z
answering member
3926
label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
tabling member
4615
label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this