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star this property date less than 2024-03-26more like thismore than 2024-03-26
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Department for Transport remove filter
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: Accidents more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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, If he will make an assessment of the potential merits of changing the terminology of road traffic accidents to crashes or collisions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Devon more like this
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Selaine Saxby more like this
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star this property uin 902327 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 2024-04-15more like thismore than 2024-04-15
star this property answer text <p>Where possible, the Department no longer uses the word ‘accidents’. The appropriate terms to use are ‘crashes’, ‘collisions’ and ‘incidents’. We encourage others to do so, too.</p><p>However, the word ‘accident’ continues to be used in certain circumstances, for example where that is the term previously used in legislation.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2024-04-15T13:46:45.817Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-15T13:46:45.817Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4863
star this property label Biography information for Selaine Saxby more like this
1698266
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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 Abnormal Loads more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask His Majesty's Government how many businesses, or their obvious subsidiaries, have been granted a Special Order under section 44 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to move an abnormal load, or loads, at a gross weight exceeding 150 tonnes in the most recent 12-month period for which the figures are available. more like this
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Earl Attlee more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin HL3570 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 2024-04-09more like thismore than 2024-04-09
star this property answer text <p>National Highways, who manage motorways and major A roads in England, between April 2023 and March 2024 issued 20 hauliers with a Special-Order permit for vehicles with a S.O. weight exceeding 150,000kgs. Data for roads managed by local authorities is not held by the Department for Transport.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Davies of Gower more like this
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less than 2024-04-09T15:08:01.707Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-09T15:08:01.707Z
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4499
star this property label Biography information for Lord Davies of Gower more like this
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3425
star this property label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1698267
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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 Abnormal Loads more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask His Majesty's Government how many businesses, or their obvious subsidiaries, have been granted a VR1 Authorisation under an order made under section 44 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to move an exceptionally wide load in the most recent 12-month period for which figures are available. more like this
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Earl Attlee more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin HL3571 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 2024-04-09more like thismore than 2024-04-09
star this property answer text <p>National Highways, who manage motorways and major A roads in England, between April 2023 and March 2024 issued 86 hauliers with a VR1 permit (widths exceeding 5.0m and up to and including 6.1m). Data for roads managed by local authorities is not held by the Department for Transport.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Davies of Gower more like this
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less than 2024-04-09T15:05:52.063Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-09T15:05:52.063Z
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4499
star this property label Biography information for Lord Davies of Gower more like this
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3425
star this property label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1698268
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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 Abnormal Loads more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask His Majesty's Government how many businesses, or their obvious subsidiaries, have been granted a Special Order made under section 44 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to move an exceptionally wide load in excess of 6.1 metres wide in the most recent 12-month period for which figures are available. more like this
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Earl Attlee more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin HL3572 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 2024-04-09more like thismore than 2024-04-09
star this property answer text <p>National Highways, who manage motorways and major A roads in England, issued 23 hauliers with a Special-Order permit for vehicles with a width exceeding 6.1m. Data for roads managed by Local Authorities is not held by the Department for Transport.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Davies of Gower more like this
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less than 2024-04-09T14:32:54.753Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-09T14:32:54.753Z
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4499
star this property label Biography information for Lord Davies of Gower more like this
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3425
star this property label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1698330
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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 Driving Tests: Waiting Lists more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 the average waiting time for a driving test was in (a) England and (b) East Midlands as of 25 March 2024. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
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Sir John Hayes more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 20146 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 2024-04-15more like thismore than 2024-04-15
star this property answer text <p>The average waiting time for a car practical driving test in England, in February 2024, was 17.5 weeks.</p><p> </p><p>The average waiting time for a car practical driving test in the East Midlands, in February 2024, was 17.6 weeks.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2024-04-15T11:10:30.35Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-15T11:10:30.35Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
1698342
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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: Litter more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 he is taking to ensure National Highways keeps (a) roads and (b) verges clear of litter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 20136 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 2024-04-15more like thismore than 2024-04-15
star this property answer text <p>National Highways survey and grade the Strategic Road Network in accordance with The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ Code of Practice for Litter and Refuse. National Highways teams patrol the Strategic Road Network and collect litter daily where it is safe to do so. National Highways carries out weekly inspections on its network, ensuring that it prioritises the clearance of the worst affected areas. National Highways also takes advantage of planned closures for other works to undertake additional litter picks.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>National Highways’ grading activities are reported and monitored via its corporate Performance Indicator of the percentage of the Strategic Road Network where litter is graded at A or B as defined in the Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse.</p><p> </p><p>National Highways strategy is to simultaneously reduce the need for litter picking and collection by encouraging behavioural change whilst also providing an effective litter clearing service. National Highways takes a data-led approach to litter clearing activities to ensure that litter hotspots are quickly identified and that resources are targeted effectively. In 2023-24, National Highways collected over 50,000 bags of litter from roads under its supervision.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for Road and Rail, as Highways Monitor, also plays an important role in monitoring National Highways in areas such as litter on behalf of the Secretary of State, ensuring National Highways deliver its commitments as set out in the Roads Investment Strategy and holding National Highways to account for its licence commitments.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2024-04-15T15:31:46.763Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-15T15:31:46.763Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
star this property tabling member
114
star this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
1698343
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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: Litter more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 he can take if National Highways fail to clear litter from (a) roads and (b) verges; and what discussions he has had with that agency on such clearance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 20137 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 2024-04-15more like thismore than 2024-04-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport regularly engages with National Highways on the issue of litter clearance, and its performance is monitored against a litter performance indicator which helps to ensure National Highways are carrying out its legislative duty. National Highways strategy is to simultaneously reduce the need for litter picking and collection by encouraging behavioural change whilst also providing an effective litter clearing service. In 2023-24, National Highways collected over 50,000 bags of litter from roads under its supervision.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for Road and Rail, as Highways Monitor, also plays an important role in monitoring National Highways’ litter clearance on behalf of the Secretary of State and holding National Highways to account for its licence commitments. The ORR report annually to Parliament and the public on National Highways performance, including litter. If the Office for Road and Rail deem that National Highways is not complying with its statutory directions or complying with the requirements of the Road Investment Strategy, they may determine enforcement action to be appropriate.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2024-04-15T15:22:12.85Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-15T15:22:12.85Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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114
star this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
1698348
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star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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 Motorway Service Areas: Freehold more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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, over which motorway service areas his Department holds the freehold interest. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 20276 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 2024-04-15more like thismore than 2024-04-15
star this property answer text <p>The government, via its shareholding of National Highways, owns the freehold of 35 following motorway service areas:</p><ul><li>Birch, Eastbound and Westbound</li><li>Birchanger Green, single site</li><li>Cherwell valley, single site</li><li>Clacket Lane, Eastbound and Westbound</li><li>Corley, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Keele, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Knutsford, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Leicester Forest East, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Membury, Eastbound and Westbound</li><li>Newport-Pagnell, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Northampton, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Norton-canes, single site</li><li>Sandbach, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Strensham (Northbound Bound)</li><li>Thurrock, single site</li><li>Toddington, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Trowell, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Warwick, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Watford Gap, Northbound and Southbound</li><li>Woodall, Northbound and Southbound</li></ul><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2024-04-15T14:53:17.88Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-15T14:53:17.88Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4006
star this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1698390
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star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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 National Highways: Community Orders more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 Highways England has used the community payback scheme in the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 20283 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 2024-04-15more like thismore than 2024-04-15
star this property answer text <p>National Highways has collaborated with the National Probation Service, an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice, to provide opportunities for community service order candidates. In 2021 and 2022, National Highways was invited to make arrangements for litter picking trials and light maintenance at several motorways service areas including trial sites at Gloucester, Hartshead Moor, Chester and Leicester Forest East. In August 2023, National Highways also launched a project where candidates serving community service orders are assisting with graffiti removal and general maintenance in subways.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2024-04-15T14:51:24.54Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-15T14:51:24.54Z
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4142
star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
star this property tabling member
4006
star this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1698452
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star this property date less than 2024-03-25more like thismore than 2024-03-25
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Department for Transport remove filter
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 Avanti West Coast: Contracts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 payments (a) have been made and (b) he plans to make to Avanti West Coast under the terms of the service quality regime agreed with that company. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clwyd West more like this
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Mr David Jones more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 20223 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 2024-04-15more like thismore than 2024-04-15
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>To date, no fees have been paid to Avanti West Coast under the Service Quality Regime (SQR). This is because the first period to be assessed to determine the Performance Fee under SQR relates to the scores achieved between April and October 2023, and the evaluation process for this period is still underway.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bexhill and Battle more like this
star this property answering member printed Huw Merriman more like this
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less than 2024-04-15T13:50:07.91Zmore like thismore than 2024-04-15T13:50:07.91Z
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4442
star this property label Biography information for Huw Merriman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Jones more like this