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Railways: High Speed 2 — Statement (24 March 2014)

Baroness Kramer: ...—diesel or otherwise—that can go off to a whole variety of other connections on the west coast main line and other routes. This frees up the west coast main line, the east coast main line and the Midland main line to take a whole complexity of other services. That issue has been raised by others on the Floor today. The expectation of an enhanced service from a much greater...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: High-speed Rail (24 March 2014)

Mary Creagh: ...’s response to those significant issues in Sir David’s report? On phase 2, we are glad that HS2 will link to future Network Rail classic rail investment and that the connections between our great northern and midland cities that we have called for have replaced the Government’s previous take-it-or-leave-it approach. We want a coherent transport plan for the north and the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: London Midland (24 March 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what sanctions have been applied in the last 12 months for poor quality performance on the Birmingham Cross City line by London Midland.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Investment (20 March 2014)

Mary Creagh: ...a Labour Government, not a Conservative Government. The point of railway investment is to make life better for passengers, not worse. The Secretary of State talks about the electrification of the midland main line in control period 5, but again there are no answers on which trains will run on those tracks. Handing down older trains from the east coast line will lead to slower journeys on...

Written Answers — Transport: Kettering Station (20 March 2014)

Philip Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will take steps to ensure that Kettering station has a half-hourly service northwards on the Midland Mainline restored to it when the East Midlands Trains franchise is renegotiated.

Ways and Means: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (19 March 2014)

Andrea Leadsom: ...export-led recovery for the long term that we so much want to see. Capping the carbon price support rate will save costs for manufacturers in the medium and long term. That is great news for the east midlands, the west midland, the north of England and the entire UK. I hope that Opposition Members will be honest enough to welcome those measures. I commend the Chancellor on his work for...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: London Midland (19 March 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why London Midland had its franchise extended to 2017; and what assessment they have made of the performance of its trains in the West Midlands.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: London Midland (19 March 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what monitoring they are undertaking of the performance of London Midland rail services in the West Midlands.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: London Midland (19 March 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the performance of Passenger Focus in representing the concerns of customers of London Midland in the West Midlands area.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Fracking (13 March 2014)

Michael Fallon: ...probable value of gas in place as 1,300 trillion cubic feet. The BGS is currently conducting a study of the Kimmeridge Clay of the Weald Basin in Surrey and Sussex, and the Oil-Shale Group of the Midland Valley in Scotland. The Department's energy projections suggests that over the next two decades, overall primary energy demand in the UK is expected to remain roughly stable with gas...

[Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — Rolling Stock (North of England) (12 March 2014)

Lilian Greenwood: ...), I represent a midlands seat, Nottingham station is served by Northern Rail—by the same Class 158s, in fact, that could be transferred to other franchises. Although I welcomed the decision to electrify the midland main line, as my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield South East (Mr Betts) has previously said, we still do not know what rolling stock will be used, including on the...

Written Answers — Transport: London Midland (11 March 2014)

Mark Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 26 February 2014, Official Report, column 388W, on London Midland, what steps he is taking to ensure that the performance of London Midland is improved relative to that of other train operating companies.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Franchises (11 March 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Mary Creagh: ...from April 2015 to February 2016, (iii) First Group's Great Western franchise from October 2013 to July 2016, (iv) Abellio's Greater Anglia franchise from July 2014 to October 2016, (v) London Midland franchise from September 2015 to June 2017, (vi) East Midlands franchise from April 2015 to October 2017, (vii) South Eastern franchise from April 2014 to June 2018, (viii) South West...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Tickets (10 March 2014)

Stephen Hammond: ...scope of the programme is yet to be finalised but will include all of the train operators which run passenger services into London, namely: c2c Greater Anglia East Coast First Capital Connect East Midland Trains London Midland Virgin West Coast Chiltern First Great Western South West Trains Southern Southeastern The total budget for the programme is 45 million. Until the geographic...

Scottish Parliament: District Heating and Decarbonising Heating (6 March 2014)

Colin Beattie: ...geothermal heat resources can be found: abandoned mine workings, hot sedimentary aquifers and hot dry rocks. The first of those three approaches—using abandoned mine workings—would be ideal in Scotland’s midland valley, which includes my constituency. It has been estimated that mine water could theoretically supply up to one third of Scotland’s heat demand. Back...

Written Answers — Transport: London Midland (26 February 2014)

Mark Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent assessment he has made of the performance of the London Midland franchise.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Departments: Payroll Services (24 February 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: ...BHCA Healthsure Portfolio BHCA Her Majesty's Court Services (HMCS) Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Hospital Saturday Fund MOD Liverpool Rec Society MOD Police Lottery Merseyside Health BHCA Midland Society for the Blind Mobile Reservist Pension Contributions (MRPC) Naval Dependants Income & Assurance Trust Patients Aid Association Wolverhampton BHCA PAX Insurance Personal...

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: Flooding: Transport Disruption (13 February 2014)

Philip Hollobone: The Transport Secretary will know that the midland main line runs diesel services through Kettering to his constituency in Derbyshire. He will also know that all too often those services are disrupted because the overhead line south of Bedford, which is used by First Capital Connect and Thameslink services, has gone out of commission. I echo the point about the resilience of the overhead...

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Rail Services (South-East England) (12 February 2014)

Lilian Greenwood: ...right hon. Friend highlighted passenger concerns about value for money, which reflects not just the amount that they are paying, but the quality of services that they are able to attract. Two main operators serve the station in Milton Keynes—Virgin west coast and London Midland—and both have been offered franchise extensions until the middle of 2017, as a direct result of the...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Freight (10 February 2014)

Robert Goodwill: ...for 2014-19 the Government announced the creation of the ‘Electric spine’, a high capacity passenger and freight electric corridor running from the south coast through Oxford, Bedford and via the Midland Main Line to the east midlands and South Yorkshire, with a link from Oxford to the west midlands and the north-west. Government is looking to Network Rail to convert the route...

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