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Mental Health: Ensuring Equal Access to Mental and Physical Healthcare - Motion to Take Note (26 May 2016)

Baroness Brinton: ...includes operating on the wrong limb or leaving a foreign object in a patient after surgery. There is one current mental health never event, and it is important: the failure to install functional collapsible shower or curtain rails. However, the definition of mental health never events must surely be extended so that someone with a history of self-harm and attempted suicide must be seen...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Infrastructure (26 May 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...Capital AME - - - - 6,695 7,754 Total Capital Expenditure 7,299 7,653 7,767 8,472 12,196 13,872 Notes DEL = Departmental Expenditure Limit AME = Annually Managed Expenditure 1. Network Rail was reclassified into the public sector during the 2014/15 financial year and its Capital spending is reported in full in AME from that year onwards. For earlier years, the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Cumbria (26 May 2016)

Andrew Jones: In Sir Peter Hendy’s review, Network Rail has made clear that the Oxenholme to Windermere electrification scheme will be delivered, with a target of March 2017 for selection of a single option. Work is progressing on this scheme. The programme for delivery will be detailed when the single option is known.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock (26 May 2016)

Claire Perry: ...built by Siemens will first enter service on the Brighton to Bedford route. It is important that when the trains are introduced that they operate reliably on these heavily used sections of the rail network. It is to this end that the trains are currently undergoing extensive testing on the Thameslink routes. They are also being used for driver training by Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Rail Franchising (26 May 2016)

Patrick McLoughlin: I am pleased to inform the house that my department has published its refreshed programme for rail franchising. Through this my department is setting out an ambitious plan for new rail franchises that will give passengers high-quality rail services. It is making it clear to the whole rail industry that competition for rail franchises is the best way to secure services for passengers at good...

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward (26 May 2016)

Mr Mark Ruskell: ...position as a renewables-rich country, but there is much that we can gain, too. We can create jobs, tackle fuel poverty, tackle the chronic obesity crisis that we have in our communities and link communities that are disconnected from the rail network by investing in low-carbon infrastructure for the future. There is much to talk about in the chamber and I am sure that we will get on to...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (25 May 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: health and social care. I can also assure noble Lords that in this year’s Budget the Chancellor gave a green light to HS3 between Leeds and Manchester, along with 60 million to develop detailed plans to reduce journey times as well as plans for the rest of the northern powerhouse rail network. Moreover, the Government have committed 150 million to implementing smart...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Rail Electrification (25 May 2016)

James Davies: Will the Minister join me in welcoming the recent decision by the Office of Rail and Road to permit regular new direct rail services from north Wales and Chester to Manchester airport? Does he agree that journey times remain too lengthy? With that in mind, will he encourage Network Rail to increase line speeds and pave the way for electrification by prioritising the replacement of Victorian...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (24 May 2016)

Lord Bridges of Headley: ..., and the Government are acutely aware of the pressures that population growth is placing on our society, which is why we are focusing so heavily on building more homes and roads and improving our rail network, quite apart from investing in schools and hospitals. On this point, we are not complacent; we are very seized of the challenges we face. I am sorry for a ramble through those...

Debate on the Address: Europe, Human Rights and Keeping People Safe at Home and Abroad (24 May 2016)

Ivan Lewis: ...of Greater Manchester have been denied the right to have a fully integrated public transport system because of free market ideology and vested interests. Of course, we are very proud of our Metrolink light rail system in Greater Manchester, which was developed as a result of the vison of local council leaders, often in the face of opposition from the Department for Transport. But the...

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Nick Herbert: ...will be upgraded to include the Arundel bypass and that funding has been provided. I hope the plans continue to timetable, so that work on the bypass begins by the end of the Parliament, as has been set out. Secondly, the rail service to my constituency is a concern to a large number of hon. Members on both sides of the House. The performance of the Govia Thameslink Railway franchise has...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (23 May 2016)

Transport: Rail technology: signalling and traffic management. 4:05 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Mark Carne, Chief Executive, Network Rail Andrew Simmons, Chief Systems Engineer, Digital Railway Programme, Network Rail Alistair Gordon, Technology and Operations, Rail Delivery Group

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Rail North (23 May 2016)

Andrew Jones: The Rail North Partnership Strategic Board currently meets on a monthly basis to oversee the work of the Partnership Management Team. The Department’s representatives on this Board are the Markets Director, Passenger Services; the Deputy Director Midlands, North & Wales, Passenger Services; and the Programme Director, Network Services.

Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure (19 May 2016)

Melanie Onn: of the Humber, and there was nothing in yesterday’s Gracious Speech to give much cause for optimism. We have seen delay after delay on electrifying the TransPennine route. The Office of Rail Regulation just last week rejected the proposal to create a direct rail service between Grimsby and London, but the lack of such a direct link is really holding back the area, giving a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Death (12 May 2016)

Claire Perry: Rail is a safe mode of travel and the frequency of train accidents involving passenger or workforce fatalities in the UK is at its lowest ever level with 2015-16 being the ninth year in succession without any such fatalities. The following non-crash related fatalities have occurred on the rail network since 2014: 2014/15 2015/16 (provisional) Passengers 3 6 Workforce 3 0 ...

Train Services: Southend (11 May 2016)

Claire Perry: ...and on occasions when he has raised other issues. It is always important for us to listen and learn from experience and history, and he has left us in no doubt about his long-term commitment to improving rail services for his constituents, as well as about his disappointment that the service changes have caused so much disruption. I am always happy to listen to him, and I admire his...

Steel Industry — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (11 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: ...he will get an invitation, just as everyone always does. In Sheffield, we have good examples of outstanding steel makers and ability. Some 50,000 tonnes of Celsa’s UK steel has been used in Crossrail—the biggest construction project in Europe, built almost exclusively using British steel. Some 95,000 tonnes of British steel was used in the construction of the new Elizabeth...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Track (11 May 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: This is an operational matter for Network Rail and London Underground.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Two: Staff (11 May 2016)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many senior staff have transferred from Network Rail to HS2, either on a temporary or on a permanent basis.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (10 May 2016)

Flick Drummond: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the funding available for capital projects in the Wessex area during Control Period 6 of the Network Rail plan.

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