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Written Answers — Transport: Air Travel (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: This information could be provided only at disproportionate cost. Details of all ministerial overseas travel is published on a quarterly basis at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications?departments %5B%5D=department-for-transport&publication_type= transparency-data

Written Answers — Transport: Bus Services: Disability (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The Department for Transport has recently reviewed the use of a derogation applied under EU Regulation 181/2011 (concerning bus/coach passenger rights) exempting bus and coach drivers from undertaking mandatory disability awareness training. To inform the review, on 24 February 2014 the Minister of State for Transport, my noble Friend Baroness Kramer, wrote to bus industry representatives,...

Written Answers — Transport: Bus Services: Visual Impairment (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The Department for Transport recognises that many people find audio and visual announcements useful for travelling. Given the obvious benefits of these systems to blind and partially sighted passengers, we are keen to encourage operators and local authorities to invest in this technology for their buses, where possible. However, we also understand that the installation of this technology...

Written Answers — Transport: Buses: Safety (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The data that is currently recorded for action taken against bus and coach operators does not identify specifically where the action has been as a result of failing to meet safety standards. The following data shows the number of licences where the operator had their licence revoked or had the authorisation reduced. This data is therefore where operators have failed to meet...

Written Answers — Transport: Buses: Safety (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The data that is currently recorded for action taken against bus and coach operators does not identify specifically where the action has been as a result of failing to meet safety standards. The following data shows the number of public inquiries that were heard in relation to bus and coach operators where regulatory action was taken. This data is therefore where operators have failed to meet...

Written Answers — Transport: Buses: Safety (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The Secretary of State and his ministerial colleagues have periodic meetings with the Senior Traffic Commissioner to discuss a range of issues. The Secretary of State last met with the Senior Traffic Commissioner on 8 July this year.

Written Answers — Transport: Carnforth Station (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 8 April 2014, Official Report, column 196W.

Written Answers — Transport: Carnforth Station (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The winning bidder of the TransPennine Express franchise will be expected to deliver improved service quality to customers at all TransPennine Express stations, including Carnforth. The provision of additional infrastructure at Carnforth is a matter for Network Rail.

Written Answers — Transport: Driver and Vehicle Agency: Northern Ireland (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) is an agency of the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment. Its employees are part of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, falling within the responsibility of the Northern Ireland Executive. Department for Transport officials are continuing to work with those in Northern Ireland to ensure appropriate support is given to DVA staff affected by the...

Written Answers — Transport: Driving: Licensing (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) does not hold information on the number of driving licences withdrawn on the basis of alcohol abuse following a road traffic accident. The most recent information obtained on 2 July confirms that no driving licences have been withdrawn on the basis of alcohol abuse at the request of a general practitioner or a medical practitioner in the last...

Written Answers — Transport: First Transpennine Express and Northern Rail (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The Department for Transport is currently conducting a joint public consultation with Rail North which will inform the specifications for both the Northern and TransPennine Express franchises; no decisions have yet been taken. While the Secretary of State will make the final decisions on the franchise specifications, Rail North authorities are very involved in this process, including having...

Written Answers — Transport: Freedom of Information (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The amount spent by this Department and its Executive Agencies on external legal fees relating to requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, namely payments to the Treasury Solicitor’s Department and counsel, in each of the last five financial years, is as shown in the table. Financial year External legal spend (excluding VAT) () 2009-10 17,495 2010-11 32,404...

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The standstill period for the Essex Thameside franchise competition has not yet concluded, as such the Department has not signed the new franchise agreement and we are not able to confirm this information at this time. An announcement will be made shortly once the agreement has been signed.

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The standstill period for the Essex Thameside franchise competition has not yet concluded, as such the Department has not signed the new franchise agreement and we are not able to confirm this information at this time. An announcement will be made shortly once the agreement has been signed.

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The standstill period for the Essex Thameside franchise competition has not yet concluded, as such the Department has not signed the new franchise agreement and we are not able to confirm this information at this time. An announcement will be made shortly once the agreement has been signed.

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The standstill period for the Essex Thameside franchise competition has not yet concluded, as such the Department has not signed the new franchise agreement and we are not able to confirm this information at this time. An announcement will be made shortly once the agreement has been signed. Rolling stock maintenance will be a matter for the franchisee.

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The procurement of new trains, comprising 68 new vehicles, is being carried out by NXET Trains Ltd under European Union Procurement Regulations and has not yet begun. Decisions about this procurement are a commercial matter for the operator.

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The procurement of new trains is being carried out by NXET Trains Ltd under European Union Procurement Regulations and has not yet begun. Decisions about this procurement are a commercial matter for the operator.

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: Staffing is a matter for the operator; as such no discussions have been held between the Secretary of State for Transport and NXET Trains Ltd and minimum levels of staffing have not been specified.

Written Answers — Transport: London, Tilbury and Southend Railway Line (14 July 2014)

Stephen Hammond: The standstill period for the Essex Thameside franchise competition has not yet concluded, as such the Department has not signed the new franchise agreement and we are not able to confirm this information at this time. An announcement will be made shortly once the agreement has been signed.

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