Tuesday, 4 March 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
Which train operating company has (a) the worst operational record and (b) the highest recorded level of passenger dissatisfaction in the latest period for which figures are available.
What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of the capacity of the rail network.
How many vacant train paths there have been through the channel tunnel in the last 12 months.
What assessment she has made of the budgetary implications of the national concessionary bus fare scheme for local authorities.
How much she has allocated for capital spending at Swansea railway station over the next five years; and if she will make a statement.
What steps her Department is taking to encourage people to make fewer short car journeys.
What plans she has to upgrade the A12 from the M25 to Chelmsford.
What funding her Department provides for cycling safety training.
If she will undertake a review of the extent to which public and community transport services meet the needs of vulnerable passengers.
What estimate she has made of the effect of extending rail services on levels of greenhouse gas emissions from transport; and if she will make a statement.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. David.]
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