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Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]: Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (29 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Teverson: ...of State. As and when those combined authorities come about, there is then an obligation, once it has been entered into, for the Government and the Secretary of State to communicate transport issues—whether that be rail, roads, airports, or ports—with the combined authority, and for a consultation to take place. Clearly, this is important and part of what will happen. This has...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Devolution (Local Communities) (29 June 2015)

Greg Clark: My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport made a substantial statement on the matter, and it was clear that he was dissatisfied with the performance of Network Rail in this respect. However, it is worth our reminding ourselves—and it is important for those in the north to recognise—that 38 billion is being invested in the transport system, which is the most...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Department for Transport: Departmental Responsibilities (29 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lilian Greenwood: ...he plans to publish his Department's updated organisation chart; if he will update his Department's Ministerial transparency data series for the period since March 2014; and if he will encourage Network Rail and the Office of Rail and Road to publish their Board minutes no later than three months after those meetings occur.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (29 June 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will undertake an affordability review of Network Rail's enhancement projects.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (29 June 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 June 2015 to Question 3117, whether any of those meetings took place outside the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Far North Railway Line (26 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Monaghan: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to support Network Rail achieve and sustain journey time reductions on the Far North Rail Line from Inverness to Thurso and Wick; and if he will make increased funding available to the Scottish Government for investment in that line.

[Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] — Older Industrial Areas: Economic Disparities (25 June 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Anna Soubry: ...of State for Transport made his announcement—I do not know whether the hon. Lady was there—and I heard exactly what he said. The process has been put on hold because of problems and failings in Network Rail. It has not been scrapped or abandoned. I remind the hon. Lady that in the 13 years of her party’s Government, 10 miles of rail were electrified in this country. We...

Business of the House: Network Rail (25 June 2015) See 16 other results from this debate

Michael Dugher: I thank the Secretary of State for advance sight of his statement. Let us be absolutely clear: the Government’s total failure to deliver a fit-for-purpose railway has today been completely and damningly exposed. First, the publication of the latest national rail passenger survey—I note the Secretary of State did not mention it—shows that passenger satisfaction has dropped...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways (25 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Nusrat Ghani: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to investigate the management and communications with customers of (a) Southern and (b) Network Rail.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Midland Main Railway Line (25 June 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what works have been undertaken to enable the electrification of the Midland Main Line to date; and what the value is of (a) contracts entered into by Network Rail in connection with the project and (b) the work undertaken by his Department before that project was included in the 2012 High Level Output Specification.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (25 June 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 15 June 2015 to Question 1550, on what date he received the Stakeholder Executive's review of Network Rail's governance.

Calais: Border Management — Statement (24 June 2015)

Lord Bates: ...of the French ferry operator, MyFerryLink. As a result of this disruptive strike, the port of Calais was shut for a period of over 13 hours and train departures were suspended at the Channel Tunnel rail port of Coquelles. Sadly, the strikers damaged SNCF railway tracks outside the tunnel, which led to the cancellation of all Eurostar services until 6 o’clock this morning. More...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Border Management (Calais) (24 June 2015)

Theresa May: ...French ferry operator, MyFerryLink. As a result of this disruptive strike, the port of Calais was shut for a period of more than 13 hours and train departures were suspended at the channel tunnel rail port of Coquelles. Sadly, the strikers damaged SNCF railway tracks outside the tunnel, which led to the cancellation of all Eurostar services until 6 o’clock this morning. More...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (24 June 2015)

David Cameron: ...to Cardiff and through to Swansea. We are also contributing 125 million to the costs of the wider valley lines electrification. It is vital that this work goes ahead. We need to make sure that Network Rail gets its costs under control and has strong leadership in place, and we will make sure that those things happen.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No. 2) Bill 2015: Second Stage (24 June 2015)

Basil McCrea: ...it would work. It was interesting that the Minister was talking to none other than the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, because she announced support for the scheme at the Conservative Party conference in 2008. She said that the high-speed rail concept would relieve overcrowding, generate huge economic benefits and close the north/south divide. However, the House of Lords Economic Affairs...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Cumbria (24 June 2015)

Andrew Jones: The Government and the rail industry work closely with local stakeholders to assess the adequacy of infrastructure and determine investment priorities for each five year Rail Investment Strategy for England and Wales.  Work is currently underway to inform decisions on the Strategy for 2019-2024 In April 2015 Highways England published its Route Strategies, which included an...

Business of the House (Today): High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill: Instruction (No. 3) (23 June 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Fiona Mactaggart: ...concerned about the western link into Heathrow, which is critical, and I am grateful to the Department for the way it has proceeded on that. It is obvious to me that at some point the western rail link into Heathrow and the Heathrow Express will become a merged franchise. There is land at Reading where the depot could be situated at that point. I am worried that this is a short-term...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Barnett Formula: Review Report (23 June 2015)

Paul Girvan: ...your corner, not knowing what you will get for the next financial year. There is an element of security in knowing where we stand. That has been good. There was mention of HS2, the high-speed rail network, and how there should have been Barnett consequentials for its inclusion. Unfortunately, we probably did not do as well out of the Olympics as we might have under Barnett. We got some...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Level Crossings (23 June 2015)

Claire Perry: Railway safety in Northern Ireland is a devolved matter and the responsibility of the Department for Regional Development. The Office of Rail and Road, in its role as the independent railway safety regulator for Great Britain, has published guidance for those who design, install, operate and maintain level crossings to assist them in understanding risks and responsibilities. This is...

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