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Schools: Reforms — Motion to Take Note (29 January 2015)

Lord Baker of Dorking: ...the previous Labour Government. Having done that, they provided a framework for new ideas to come forward. The team that has been working with me has been able, as a result of that, to establish a network of university technical colleges across the country—or parts of the country. At the moment, we have 30 open and another 30 about to open, so we are no longer an experiment, we are a...

Rail Services (Blackpool North) (28 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Claire Perry: ...(Paul Maynard) on securing this vital debate on train services to and from Blackpool North station. He has spoken eloquently about the opportunities and investment that Government plans for rail in the north of England have brought to the vital seaside resort of Blackpool and the rest of the region. I thank him for his words of support for the overall direction of the investment plan and...

Rail Services (Chelmsford to London) (28 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: .... In addition, there has been a lot of ongoing work with Abellio Greater Anglia, including many performance meetings. Only last week, there was such a meeting between my officials, the Office of Rail Regulation and the management team from Abellio Greater Anglia, at which industry representatives were keen to demonstrate what they were doing, along with Network Rail, to improve matters. As...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (28 January 2015)

Claire Perry: ...Furthermore, the construction itself will provide significant business opportunities, as preliminary analysis suggests that five million cubic metres of excavated material will need to be moved by rail. The Department understands that there may be concerns about the impact of construction on the existing rail freight network. Works on or near the existing railway during construction,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Regional Development: Rail Network: Expansion Plans (27 January 2015)

Rail Network: Expansion Plans

London Bridge Station (Redevelopment) (27 January 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: ...) for participating. I also thank the participants in the important performance summit we held last week, at which MPs from across the House were able to quiz the Southeastern management team and Network Rail, and air concerns on behalf of their constituents. The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, the right hon. Member for Bermondsey and Old Southwark (Simon Hughes), in whose...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Rolling Stock: Procurement (27 January 2015)

Claire Perry: Industry representatives who have inspected the InterCity Express Programme (IEP) Mock Up include; ASLEF, TSSA & RMT, CTC, Sustrans & Cycle-Rail Working Group, Members of the Young Railway Professionals, ORR, NoBo Interfleet and Lloyds Register, Passenger Focus, First Great Western, Inter City East Coast, bidders for the East Coast Franchise, Transport Scotland, Network Rail, ATOC,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Crawley (27 January 2015)

Claire Perry: 53 million was spent on a project at Gatwick Airport Station in the Crawley constituency over the period from 2010-11 to 2013-14. Network Rail completed work in January 2014 on the scheme, which was designed to improve reliability and punctuality of journeys and increase capacity with a new seventh platform. The project was jointly funded by Network Rail as part of their Railway Control...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Signals (27 January 2015)

Claire Perry: Network Rail is funded to deliver the national rollout of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) and they are working closely with cross-industry stakeholders to do so. The first routes where ERTMS will be used the core section of the Thameslink route in mid 2018 and the East Coast south (from Kings Cross to Peterborough) from 2018. In addition we will secure the train fit part...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Rolling Stock: Procurement (27 January 2015)

Claire Perry: The following organisations were consulted during the design of the InterCity Express Programme Mock Up: ASLEF, TSSA & RMT, CTC, Sustrans & Cycle-Rail Working Group, Members of the Young Railway Professionals, ORR, NoBo Interfleet and Lloyds Register, Passenger Focus, First Great Western, Inter City East Coast, bidders for the East Coast Franchise, Transport Scotland, Network Rail,...

Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: New Clause 13 — Cycling and Walking Investment Strategies (26 January 2015)

Richard Burden: ..., but perhaps that could be clarified. The Bill will turn the Highways Agency into a wholly owned Government company. We support road investment strategies to give the roads sector the same funding certainty as the railways, to enable efficiency savings to be delivered in the supply chain and to improve infrastructure planning. Most reviews of the Highways Agency—most recently the...

Museums: Funding — Question for Short Debate (26 January 2015)

Lord Young of Norwood Green: ...suffrage and the history of the Labour movement. The Government have said that they recognise the importance of strengthening the regions. In the other place, the Chancellor talked about extending rail networks in the north. In my view, this is just as important an issue in relation to the well-being of people who live in the north-west as in relation to its national contribution. I hope...

Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: New Clause 14 — Expenditure of Greater London Authority on housing or regeneration (26 January 2015)

Stephen Williams: ...thoughtful and interesting: we dealt not only with the intricacies of formulating infrastructure policy, but with the role of the Government and Members of Parliament in formulating a vision for rail, road, energy and other infrastructure development? I am grateful to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Northfield (Richard Burden) for re-tabling the new clause and allowing us to deal with...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: North of England (26 January 2015)

Claire Perry: ...of delay. Neither Northern nor Transpennine Express separate out this information to the level requested. But both provide information on the proportion of delay minutes that are attributed to Network Rail or a train operator. Department officials meet with operators at regular intervals for performance review meetings and the items discussed will include reasons for train delays,...

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