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884993
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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, when he plans to publish the Roads to Zero strategy. more like this
tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
tabling member printed
Luke Pollard more like this
uin 135981 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
answer text <p>The Government expects to publish its zero emission road transport strategy later in the Spring.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-04-24T13:10:57.2Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T13:10:57.2Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4682
label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
424285
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-10-27more like thismore than 2015-10-27
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Environment Agency is undertaking an investigation into defeat devices used by Volkswagen in emissions tests. more like this
tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
tabling member printed
Mary Creagh more like this
uin 13689 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-10-30more like thismore than 2015-10-30
answer text <p>The Government has announced a UK programme to retest vehicles including Volkswagen vehicles, led by the regulator for vehicle emissions. This is the Vehicle Certification Agency, not the Environment Agency.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-10-30T11:06:33.39Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-30T11:06:33.39Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
1579
label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
891392
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-04-25more like thismore than 2018-04-25
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to allocate funding to small and medium-sized enterprises to meet the (a) cost of replacing commercial vehicles that are no longer compliant with and (b) other costs arising from the implementation of Clean Air Zones. more like this
tabling member constituency Cleethorpes more like this
tabling member printed
Martin Vickers more like this
uin 138021 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
answer text <p>In July 2017, the Government published the UK Plan for tackling roadside nitrogen dioxide concentrations and announced a £255 million Implementation Fund for 28 local councils to accelerate their air quality plans in order to achieve compliance with legal NO<sub>2</sub> limits as soon as possible. Where these local plans identify Clean Air Zones as the appropriate measure the Implementation Fund will be available to cover associated implementation costs.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also announced £220 million for the Clean Air Fund, which will allow these local authorities to apply for funds to mitigate the impact of their plans on local businesses.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-05-03T15:30:46.59Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-03T15:30:46.59Z
answering member
4098
label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
tabling member
3957
label Biography information for Martin Vickers more like this
894877
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 recent discussions he has had with the automotive industry on the development of the road to zero strategy. more like this
tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
tabling member printed
Andy McDonald more like this
uin 139504 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
answer text <p>Ministers have regular discussions with the automotive industry and other stakeholders on Departmental business, including on a range of issues associated with the transition to zero emission vehicles.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-05-03T15:11:53.747Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-03T15:11:53.747Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4269
label Biography information for Andy McDonald more like this
896425
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-05-02more like thismore than 2018-05-02
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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, whether the Government has set a publication date for the Pathway to Zero Emission Road Transport Strategy document. more like this
tabling member constituency Southampton, Test more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Alan Whitehead more like this
uin 140537 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
answer text <p>We will be publishing the zero emission road transport strategy shortly.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-05-14T14:22:06.433Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T14:22:06.433Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
62
label Biography information for Dr Alan Whitehead more like this
426175
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 discussions, on what dates and by what medium he has had with Volkswagen about the reliability of carbon dioxide emissions data for its vehicles; and what response he has received from Volkswagen in those discussions. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
tabling member printed
Richard Burden more like this
uin 14846 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
answer text <p>The Government takes the unacceptable actions of Volkswagen (VW) Group extremely seriously. As we investigate what went wrong and what we can do to stop it happening again, the priority of course remains to protect the public. We expect VW to take every step necessary to protect its UK customers, but it is right that the Government carry out their own thorough and independent investigation.</p><br /><p>A written statement was made today (10 November) informing the House of the latest developments on the Department for Transport’s vehicle emissions testing programme, following the revelations that VW had fitted defeat devices to some of its vehicles.</p><br /><p>The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) is working to confirm that this issue is not industry wide. They have tested two VW group vehicles known to contain a defeat device and will rerun laboratory tests on popular cars sold in the UK to compare real world driving emissions against laboratory performance. This will include measuring CO<sub>2</sub> .</p><br /><p>The Secretary of State spoke to Dr Herbert Deiss of VW on 4 November to discuss CO<sub>2</sub> emissions, seeking information on those vehicles affected in the UK and the extent of the discrepancy. VW have stated that they are working hard to clarify the situation and are liaising with relevant approval authorities.</p><br /><p>The Secretary of State has written jointly with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to VW seeking clarification on several issues. Separately, officials from the Department for Transport, and its Agencies have held a number of discussions with VW regarding the recall of affected vehicles.</p><br /><p>The Department for Transport has not made a specific assessment of on road emissions in relation to type approval requirements, but officials are aware of the findings in published reports suggesting significant differences.</p>
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
grouped question UIN
14759 more like this
14778 more like this
14847 more like this
14963 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-11-10T12:34:24.647Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-10T12:34:24.647Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
301
label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
426176
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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, how many Volkswagen vehicles have been retested for emissions by the Vehicle Certification Agency to date; what the outcome of those retests has been; how many vehicles are still to be retested; and when he expects all retests to be completed. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
tabling member printed
Richard Burden more like this
uin 14847 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
answer text <p>The Government takes the unacceptable actions of Volkswagen (VW) Group extremely seriously. As we investigate what went wrong and what we can do to stop it happening again, the priority of course remains to protect the public. We expect VW to take every step necessary to protect its UK customers, but it is right that the Government carry out their own thorough and independent investigation.</p><br /><p>A written statement was made today (10 November) informing the House of the latest developments on the Department for Transport’s vehicle emissions testing programme, following the revelations that VW had fitted defeat devices to some of its vehicles.</p><br /><p>The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) is working to confirm that this issue is not industry wide. They have tested two VW group vehicles known to contain a defeat device and will rerun laboratory tests on popular cars sold in the UK to compare real world driving emissions against laboratory performance. This will include measuring CO<sub>2</sub> .</p><br /><p>The Secretary of State spoke to Dr Herbert Deiss of VW on 4 November to discuss CO<sub>2</sub> emissions, seeking information on those vehicles affected in the UK and the extent of the discrepancy. VW have stated that they are working hard to clarify the situation and are liaising with relevant approval authorities.</p><br /><p>The Secretary of State has written jointly with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to VW seeking clarification on several issues. Separately, officials from the Department for Transport, and its Agencies have held a number of discussions with VW regarding the recall of affected vehicles.</p><br /><p>The Department for Transport has not made a specific assessment of on road emissions in relation to type approval requirements, but officials are aware of the findings in published reports suggesting significant differences.</p>
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
grouped question UIN
14759 more like this
14778 more like this
14846 more like this
14963 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-11-10T12:34:24.707Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-10T12:34:24.707Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
301
label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
426365
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 assessment he has made of the extent to which emissions type approval requirements are met during normal on road usage of each category of road vehicle. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
tabling member printed
Richard Burden more like this
uin 14963 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
answer text <p>The Government takes the unacceptable actions of Volkswagen (VW) Group extremely seriously. As we investigate what went wrong and what we can do to stop it happening again, the priority of course remains to protect the public. We expect VW to take every step necessary to protect its UK customers, but it is right that the Government carry out their own thorough and independent investigation.</p><br /><p>A written statement was made today (10 November) informing the House of the latest developments on the Department for Transport’s vehicle emissions testing programme, following the revelations that VW had fitted defeat devices to some of its vehicles.</p><br /><p>The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) is working to confirm that this issue is not industry wide. They have tested two VW group vehicles known to contain a defeat device and will rerun laboratory tests on popular cars sold in the UK to compare real world driving emissions against laboratory performance. This will include measuring CO<sub>2</sub> .</p><br /><p>The Secretary of State spoke to Dr Herbert Deiss of VW on 4 November to discuss CO<sub>2</sub> emissions, seeking information on those vehicles affected in the UK and the extent of the discrepancy. VW have stated that they are working hard to clarify the situation and are liaising with relevant approval authorities.</p><br /><p>The Secretary of State has written jointly with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to VW seeking clarification on several issues. Separately, officials from the Department for Transport, and its Agencies have held a number of discussions with VW regarding the recall of affected vehicles.</p><br /><p>The Department for Transport has not made a specific assessment of on road emissions in relation to type approval requirements, but officials are aware of the findings in published reports suggesting significant differences.</p>
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
grouped question UIN
14759 more like this
14778 more like this
14846 more like this
14847 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-11-10T12:34:24.777Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-10T12:34:24.777Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
301
label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
931503
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 supply-side initiatives his Department supports to assist motorists to reduce vehicle emissions; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
tabling member printed
Royston Smith more like this
uin 157802 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
answer text <p>We have set out a clear mission to put the UK at the forefront of the design and manufacturing of zero emission vehicles and for all new cars and vans to be effectively zero emission by 2040. We will work with industry to achieve this ambition, and share the benefits this opportunity presents, building on the Automotive Sector Deal.</p><p> </p><p>Our ambition is underpinned by one of the most comprehensive packages in the world to support the market for ultra low emission vehicles. We are investing nearly £1.5bn‎ between April 2015 and March 2021, with grants available for plug in vehicles, schemes to support charge point infrastructure in homes, workplaces and on-street and R&amp;D into cleaner vehicle technologies.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-07-04T10:15:01.89Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-04T10:15:01.89Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4478
label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
933927
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 his Department's policy is on promoting premium (a) diesel and (b) petrol to motorists as a result of the lower levels of harmful emissions from those fuels; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
tabling member printed
Philip Davies more like this
uin 159560 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-07-06more like thismore than 2018-07-06
answer text <p>The Government welcomes any improvements in fuels that reduce the environmental impact of transport.</p><p> </p><p>It is not the role of Government to promote premium fuels; it is for the manufacturers and retailers to supply evidence of benefits from fuels they define as “premium” to their customers and promote them accordingly.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-07-06T12:57:01.797Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-06T12:57:01.797Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1565
label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this