Results 1–20 of 2879 for speaker:Jesse Norman

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Road Traffic: Greater London (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: Transport in London is devolved to the Mayor of London, and it is for him to consider what, if any, assessment is made of the effects of cycle superhighways on traffic congestion. The Department for Transport has not made a specific assessment of the effect of cycle superhighways on London’s congestion. Transport for London publishes a number of statistics on journey times and travel...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Road Traffic: Greater London (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: Transport in London is devolved to the Mayor of London, and it is for him to consider any impacts of cycle superhighways on London’s traffic congestion. The Department for Transport has received fewer than 10 items of correspondence on this matter since 2015 from the general public.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The recent White Paper on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union sets out the UK’s proposal for a UK-EU free trade area, underpinned by a common rulebook on industrial goods. This covers all rules that set the requirements for placing a product on the market, including environmental requirements, as are necessary to provide for frictionless trade at...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: As my Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State has previously said, when people are buying new cars they should think carefully about the type of car that suits their needs. For example, someone who is making short journeys, mostly in towns, might find an electric car better suited to their needs than a larger diesel car. It is our mission for all new cars and vans to be effectively zero emission...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: A certificated aerodrome is one that falls within the scope of Commission Regulation (EU) No 139/2014. Aerodromes fall within the scope of this Regulation if they are open to public use; serve commercial air transport; operate using instrument flight procedures; and have a paved runway of 800 metres or above. An aerodrome outside of the scope of Commission Regulation (EU) No 139/2014 is...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorcycles: Noise (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: Technical standards for noise from new motorcycles are set at an International level by both the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). These provisions were updated in 2014 and took effect for new machines from 2016. Further independent research funded by the European Commission has established the potential for further noise limit reductions and...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorcycles: Noise (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Department for Transport is well aware of community concerns regarding motorbike noise. There are already regulations in place, and police have powers to take action to deal with excessive noise from vehicles on public roads and highways. However, we have recently commissioned new research into other enforcement measures and technologies with the potential to combat excessive noise.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Fuels (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Department has not investigated the merits of offering incentives for fuel converters. Companies who have developed retrofit technologies are encouraged to utilise the Government’s Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme (CVRAS). This scheme has been designed specifically to allow them to have their performance assessed and verified independently.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Electric Vehicles (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS), published in April 2017, encourages people to take up cycling, either on conventional bikes or electric bikes. The Department recognises that electric bikes offer a wide range of potential benefits, including to health and to the environment, and that they can make cycling easier and more attractive. The Department has not...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Commuters (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Cycle to Work Scheme can already be used to assist with the purchase of electrically assisted pedal cycles, and is one of the many ways in which the Government is supporting active travel choices, as set out in the 2017 Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy. The Department is currently in the process of updating the Cycle to Work Scheme guidance and will make a further announcement...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways: Gloucestershire (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Gloucester to Cheltenham Cycle Route is a Highways England-led project to provide an alternative route to the A40 for cyclists, using local roads. Preliminary design is currently being undertaken by Highways England’s designers and there is no formal tender process for this element of the work. The scheme is being developed with Gloucestershire County Council as it will use their...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Tyne and Wear Metro: Rolling Stock (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: In the Autumn 2017 Budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a direct grant of £337m to invest in new fleet for the Tyne & Wear Metro. Nexus provide the Department for Transport with regular updates on this procurement work as part of its regular reporting. Nexus are responsible for the management of the procurement, delivery and rollout of the new fleet of trains.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Community Transport (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: Department for Transport officials are in regular contact with their EU Commission counterparts about a range of issues, including on the exemptions in EU Regulation 1071/2009. Wherever possible, the Department wants community transport providers to continue to operate, and retain, service provision for vulnerable community transport passengers.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles: Charging Points (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: To date £36,161,400 has been paid to the eight Go Ultra Low Cities from the £40m budget.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: National Grid published their 2018 Future Energy Scenarios on 12 July (http://fes.nationalgrid.com/media/1363/fes-interactive-vers ion-final.pdf), and previously produced a bespoke note on the electricity system impacts of electric vehicles (http://fes.nationalgrid.com/media/1264/ev-myth-buster-v032. pdf). The level of impact that National Grid presents is readily manageable by the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles: Charging Points (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: According to the English Housing Survey (2016) an estimated 66.1% of dwellings in England have a garage or other off-road parking provision, with the remainder not having access to such parking provision: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/627588/DA2201_Parking_and_mains_gas_-_dwelling s.xlsx

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Traffic Lights (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: A research project commissioned by the Department and published in 2012 found that countries that were using flashing amber were moving away from it towards traffic responsive systems. In addition, there was some evidence that flashing amber led to an increase in accidents. The report can be found at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Litter (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Department is currently considering a revised Key Performance Indicator for Highways England as part of the development of the second Road Investment Strategy (2020 – 2025).

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Traffic Commissioners: Pay (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The salary for the Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) is £97,354 per annum. The extra responsibilities of the STC carries an additional allowance of £26,275. This is confirmed and the Department will be paying this allowance shortly. An annual pay rise is pending and its timing is related to decisions about other public appointments.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Traffic Commissioners: Pay (24 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: The salary for each Traffic Commissioner is standard throughout the regions. It is currently £97,354 per annum.


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