Results 1–20 of 8445 for speaker:Jim Fitzpatrick

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation: Exhaust Emissions (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The Department for Transport's "UK Air Passenger Demand and CO2 Forecasts 2007" report explains that forecast growth in air passenger demand will be limited by UK airport capacity constraints (page 11), and by the maturing of the air travel market (page 19). The same report, on page 36, shows the terminal and capacity assumptions used in the forecasts. By 2050, it is forecast that all...

Written Answers — Transport: Driving: Bexley (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency does not readily hold this information in the requested format.

Written Answers — Transport: Driving: Bexley (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency does not readily hold this information in the requested format.

Written Answers — Transport: Gatwick Airport (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The Government take the view that the 1979 agreement binds British Aviation Authority (BAA) and would bind any new owner of the airport. If any new owner of the airport wished to overturn the agreement, the first step for it would be to approach West Sussex county council and seek their agreement. In the absence of agreement, it would be possible for the new owner to ask the Lands Tribunal to...

Written Answers — Transport: Gatwick Airport (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: No such discussions have taken place.

Written Answers — Transport: Heathrow Airport (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The air quality technical group, which met for the last time on 28 September 2007, comprised representatives from consultants CERC, AEA Technology and Atkins along with representatives from British Aviation Authority (BAA) and officials from the Department for Transport.

Written Answers — Transport: Helicopters: Greater London (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The Department for Transport does not hold such information on private helicopter movements. However in response to the London Assembly Environment Committee's report—'London in a Spin; a Review of Helicopter Noise' in October 2006, the Department agreed with the Civil Aviation Authority that NATS would provide data on helicopter movements over London. This information is now published at...

Written Answers — Transport: Motor Vehicles: Insurance (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The provision of data to the Motor Insurance Database is the responsibility of the insurance industry. The Department for Transport data submission requirements for the insurance industry are for 95 per cent. of new records to be on the database within seven days. The industry estimates that nearly 99 per cent. of all appropriate records are now placed on the database within seven days.

Written Answers — Transport: Roads: Accidents (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: Tables showing the numbers and proportion of (a) men and (b) women between 15 and 24-years-old that were killed in a reported personal injury road traffic accident in each local authority area in England in each of the last 10 years have been deposited in the Libraries of the House.

Written Answers — Transport: Shipping: Sea Rescue (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has four dedicated emergency towing vessels on stand-by all year round to respond to shipping incidents. These are based in the Northern Isles, the Minches, the south-west approaches and the Dover Straits. In addition to these dedicated resources the MCA can use the Coastguard Agreement on Salvage and Towage (CAST) to call upon the services of 92 tugs...

Written Answers — Transport: Speed Limits: Cameras (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: Local safety partnerships, including safety camera partnerships, generally include representatives of local authorities and the police, both of whom are accountable to locally elected representatives. They may employ whatever arrangements for scrutiny and management that they see fit.

Written Answers — Transport: Tonnage Tax (12 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: We have currently no plans to increase the number of officers companies are required to train under the tonnage tax commitment. We are however looking into the practicalities of the joint proposals for increased support for training and employment received from our social partners.

Written Answers — Transport: Air Routes (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: holding answer 15 January 2009 The criteria for imposing a PSO were set out in "Guidance on the Protection of Regional Air Access to London", published by the Department in December 2005. It can be found on the DfT website at: www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/aviation/domestic/praa/ Under the Guidance, it is for regional stakeholders or devolved Administrations to apply to the Secretary of State for a PSO...

Written Answers — Transport: Air Routes (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The criteria for imposing a PSO were set out in "Guidance on the Protection of Regional Air Access to London", published by the Department for Transport in December 2005. It can be found on the DFT website at: www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/aviation/domestic/praa/. Under the guidance, it is for regional stakeholders or devolved Administrations to apply to the Secretary of State for a PSO to be imposed....

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: holding answer 15 January 2009 The information requested is set out in the following table, which has been compiled by the CAA. Major airlines' percentage share of UK terminal airport passengers (scheduled and charter) by DFT planning region in 2007 Percentage Scotland Wales Northern Ireland North of England Midlands South West South East Total UK excluding...

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation: Monopolies (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: holding answer 15 January 2009 The provision of air services is subject to general UK competition law. The EC treaty and the Competition Act 1998 both prohibit, in certain circumstances, conduct by one or more undertakings which amounts to an abuse of a dominant position in a relevant market. Any assessment of whether an undertaking is dominant in a relevant market, including an airline in...

Written Answers — Transport: Driving Tests (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: holding answer 14 January 2009 The Driving Standards Agency has provided details of the number of drivers who passed their driving test by attempt at GB level, dating back to 2004. The DSA cannot provide any further information without incurring disproportionate costs. GB figures Attempt 1 Attempt 2 Attempt 3 4 plus attempts 2004-05 Passed 370,281 197,596 85,595...

Written Answers — Transport: Driving Tests: Motorcycles (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The consultation exercise, on proposals to improve delivery for the new practical motorcycle test by splitting it into two modules, ended on 9 January. Module 1 would be the specified manoeuvres element and module 2 would be the road riding element. The responses are still being analysed. If the test is split into two modules, current estimates are that the Driving Standards Agency will have...

Written Answers — Transport: Driving Tests: Motorcycles (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The amount spent on the Multi-Purpose Test Centre project in England is £40,684,467. So far £100,666 has been spent on searching for suitable sites in Poole and conducting feasibility studies. The planning application for the identified site is currently at appeal. If successful, then the development of the site will proceed as a private developer scheme with an annual rental to The Driving...

Written Answers — Transport: Driving: Insurance (19 Jan 2009)

Jim Fitzpatrick: The Managing Director of Young Marmalade has had two meetings with officials, and some associated correspondence, to present the company's products and information about their customers, who are encouraged to take Pass Plus or other post-test training.


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