Tuesday, 4 December 2007
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment she has made of the likely effect of Thameslink construction works on the ability of London Bridge station to handle trains terminating from south London suburban lines.
What contribution her Department is making to the Government's strategy for reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
What plans she has to enable the public to have greater involvement in making decisions about local bus services.
If she will make it her policy to support the reopening of the Lewes-Uckfield railway line.
What steps her Department is taking to raise awareness of the entitlement to concessionary bus travel.
What assessment her Department has made of the impact on railway safety of deforestation on chalk railway cuttings.
What estimate she has made of the costs of the national concessionary bus travel scheme for 2008-09.
If she will make a statement on changes proposed to quality contracts in the Transport Bill.
What recent assessment she has made of overcrowding on the rail network.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
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We now come to the debate on the Opposition motion on the funding of political parties. Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister. I remind the Members that there will be a 10-minute limit on Back-Bench speeches.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
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Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Standing Committees),
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Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mr. Michael Foster.] Adjourned accordingly at half-past Ten o'clock.
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