Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon


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  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Road Traffic Offences 24 Mar 2017

    The EU drivers’ hours regulations allow HGV drivers to take a daily rest or a reduced weekly rest in their vehicle, provided the vehicle is stationary and is fitted with suitable sleeping facilities. However, the regulations do not allow a regular weekly rest period of 45 hours to be taken in the vehicle. Subject to stakeholder views, the Driver and Vehicle Standard Agency will be...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line 23 Mar 2017

    Reducing the maximum speed of trains from 360km/h to 320km/h would result in trains taking longer to complete their overall journey. This means that, unless we buy more train sets, we will not able to run as many train services on HS2 and therefore capacity will be reduced. In my previous answer [HL5562], reduced capacity was also in the context of running tilting trains at 300km/h on the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: West Coast Railway Line 23 Mar 2017

    The minor line speed improvements on the West Coast Main Line (WCML), mainly north of Preston, would increase the maximum permissible speed for non-tilting rolling stock to towards the maximum permissible speed for tilting rolling stock. These improvements would not therefore have any effect on the journey time of four hours and seventeen minutes for Pendolino services between London and Glasgow.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Transport) (Jointly with the Home Office) (since 12 May 2015)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (since 12 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (12 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (15 Jul 2014 to 7 May 2015)
  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)


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