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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorways (20 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Robert Flello: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will commission work to compare the cost and success of hard shoulder running on smart motorways with the Siemens eHighway.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorways (20 January 2015)

Robert Flello: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will commission trials of the Siemens eHighway in the UK similar to those conducted in California.

Control of Offshore Wind Turbines Bill (16 January 2015) See 7 other results from this debate

Christopher Chope: ..., and benefited those in other countries who are less principled. I continue to be concerned about that Act. On jobs, my right hon. Friend the Minister rightly says that because of the industrial policy, Siemens has come here with its technology. It has not transferred the technology; it has come here and is making money from offshore wind turbines. Let us not forget, however, that the...

Business of the House (15 January 2015)

Diana Johnson: ...involve a loss of jobs. Surprisingly, I have just received an e-mail from the site managing agent criticising me for raising concerns about those job losses. This is at a time when the 14 new jobs at Siemens in Hull attracted 1,000 applicants. May we have a debate on the jobs situation, especially in northern cities? Also, two years ago, the Government scrapped the gathering of statistics...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (15 January 2015)

Cheryl Gillan: ...made between (i) his Department and (ii) HS2 Ltd and (A) Alstom, (B) Atkins, (C) Bechtel, (D) Costain, (E) Hitachi, (F) Keolis, (G) Parsons Brinckerhoff, (H) the Rail Industry Association, (I) Siemens, (J) Laing O'Rourke, (K) Bombardier, (L) Young Rail Professionals, (M) National Skills Academy and (N) Railway Engineering in each of the last five years.

Network Rail (13 January 2015)

Mark Reckless: ...taking his current role with Network Rail, he was the UK managing director of Bombardier, which, under his leadership, secured the important Crossrail contract for building trains, having previously lost out on the Thameslink contract to Siemens. Clearly, running leading infrastructure projects requires a different set of skills, given their complexity, but he replaced Simon Kirby, who...

Benefit Claimants (North-east) — [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] (7 January 2015)

Esther McVey: ...whole to get it back to working. There are various sources of extra support, such as the 310 million in the north-east for the regional growth fund. There are new and other companies expanding there, such as Siemens and Quorn. There is offshore development, and 20 million for research to create jobs and innovation. That shows that considerable infrastructure investment is going...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 January 2015)

David Cameron: ...we are going to see growth in jobs and investment right across our country. That is why he and others with me have been working hard to bring investment to the Humber, including of course the vital Siemens plant, and why we have seen employment go up and unemployment come down. Because of the local growth deals agreed in July, the Humber local enterprise partnership has over 100...

[Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Backbench business — Offshore Wind Developments (6 January 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Julie Elliott: ...traded, were policies to encourage further investment in clean energy. Labour is committed to setting a 2030 power sector decarbonisation target, which is supported by organisations as varied as the Committee on Climate Change, energy developers such as Siemens and Dong Energy and companies such as Asda, Sky and PepsiCo as a crucial tool to provide certainty and clarity to drive...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Security (18 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Albert Owen: ...mix, but is he as disappointed as I am that the most predictable of energy sources, tidal energy, has not progressed beyond the demonstration schemes and into commercial energy projects, including Siemens in my constituency? Will he meet me and a delegation from the Anglesey Energy Island to see how we can progress so that national needs can be met by local sources?

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (18 December 2014)

Nick Harvey: My right hon. Friend will be aware that the marine energy sector has recently had bad news with the proposed sale of Marine Current Turbines by Siemens and Pelamis going into administration. In the light of fierce competition from France, which has signed partnership agreements to develop two schemes off the Brittany coast, what is he going to do keep the UK at the forefront of this, and will...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Growth (The Humber) (9 December 2014)

Danny Alexander: ...have been a number of initiatives in the Humber area that have helped to grow the economy, not the least of which is the enormous effort that Ministers in several Departments made in attracting the Siemens investment to Hull, which is an incredibly important part both of creating jobs in that area and of delivering our ambitions for renewable energy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Autumn Statement (3 December 2014)

George Osborne: ...north of England. I think there are real opportunities, alongside the flood defence programme in the Humber estuary that we have talked about. The investment in the enterprise zones there and the Siemens investment in Humberside are important. There are lots of great things happening in Hull, and the “Hook up Hull” campaign is yet another example of a great campaign that we are...

Wessex Route Study (Passenger Capacity) — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (2 December 2014)

John Hayes: ...Member for Devizes (Claire Perry), announced the latest capacity enhancement to be contracted with South West Trains. As part of plans to provide capacity for an extra 24,000 peak-time passengers each day, 150 new vehicles are being manufactured by Siemens to be put into passenger use by the start of 2018. However, the hon. Member for Nottingham South—as she said, I know her...

Opposition Day: Government Policies (Wales) (26 November 2014)

Hywel Williams: Does the Secretary of State agree that successful exporting businesses such as Siemens in my constituency would be even more successful if the A55 were upgraded from its present woeful state?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (26 November 2014)

David Cameron: green energy, which is producing jobs in our country. Obviously what is happening in Newhaven is welcome, but so too is what is happening on the Humber estuary and in Hull, with the large Siemens investment, which is not just about making wind turbines, but will involve a huge supply industry around it.

Rail Services (Portsmouth Harbour) (11 November 2014)

Robert Goodwill: ...the Member for Devizes, who has just joined us in the Chamber, joined with South West Trains to announce the latest capacity enhancement to be contracted. Some 150 new vehicles are being manufactured by Siemens to be put into passenger use on South West Trains by the start of 2018.

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (11 November 2014)

Digital Skills: Digital Skills. 10:00 am; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10.15am) evidence will be heard from from Chris Jones, Chief Executive Officer, City & Guilds; Martin Hottass, Manager, Skills & Siemens Professional Education, Siemens and Sue Husband, Director, Apprenticeships and Delivery Service, Skills Funding Agency (SFA)

South West Trains (29 October 2014)

Claire Perry: ...of the 38 billion investment commitment is being spent on the South West Trains network. Just a few weeks ago, I was on the platform at Waterloo with South West Trains and its Network Rail alliance colleagues, Siemens and Angel Trains, to announce that 150 new vehicles are currently being made to be put into use on the franchise by the start of 2018. The introduction of the new...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Economic Growth (28 October 2014)

Matthew Hancock: ...needed to give business the confidence to invest. Industrial strategy has already helped to create jobs and encourage significant investment by industry. Notable examples include the announcements by Siemens and the UK’s Associated British Ports to invest a total of 310m in wind turbine factories in Hull and across the UK creating over 1,000 jobs and Balfour Beatty to spend a...

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