Results 1–20 of 2584 for speaker:Jo Johnson

Written Answers — Department for Transport: East Coast Rail Franchise: Incentives (14 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The remuneration of employees of Virgin Trains East Coast is a contractual matter for the business.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Expenditure (14 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: Net support to the rail industry in Great Britain by the Department for Transport (DfT) is shown in the table below. The figures represent the net contribution made by the Department and are offset against payments received from the industry, such as the overall premium paid by Train Operating Companies (TOCs). Department for Transport net support to the rail industry1 Year...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Public Transport: Yorkshire and the Humber (14 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: My Department is committed to improving both rail and bus links in Yorkshire and Humber. The Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises will deliver more seats and more services with brand-new and refurbished-as-new trains, including the replacement of all Pacer trains by 2020. The multi-billion pound Great North Rail Project includes upgrades being delivered now to the Calder Valley...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Per Capita Costs (8 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Department for Transport has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Franchises (8 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Department for Transport has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: North of England (8 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: There is no contractual requirement for TransPennine Express (TPE) to change this for the remainder of the current franchise, however, we and TPE are aware of the sensitivities around this change, and this will be kept under review. Please note that in our previous response we stated that 8 minutes would be the journey time increase.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Franchises (8 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Department for Transport has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Rural Areas (7 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Government is working with local authorities and other partners to identify the best new rail projects that can unlock new housing and economic growth, ease overcrowding, meet future demand and offer good value for money. It is also helping them to identify new ways of designing, financing and funding additional rail capacity. We will consider proposals on a case by case basis, based on...

Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Regulations: general (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. The Space Industry Bill is a bold and important Bill which will ensure that the UK space sector is at the vanguard of the new commercial space age that is now under way. The UK has always been at the forefront of space discovery and technology. We were the third country to successfully operate a satellite and the sixth to launch a...

Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Publication of regulations (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: I thank all hon. Members who have spoken to the measures tabled by the hon. Member for Central Ayrshire (Dr Whitford). In addition to new clause 3, she tabled new clause 4, which would introduce a mandatory requirement for the Government to lay a report before Parliament setting out their plans in relation to a cap on a licensee’s liabilities. The new clause would also mandate...

Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Publication of regulations (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: I thank my right hon. Friend for his support for the Government’s approach of gathering the evidence base in a call for evidence, and then, if necessary, holding a further consultation, particularly involving the devolved Administrations.

Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Publication of regulations (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Government have committed to launch the call for evidence as soon as the Bill receives Royal Assent, which we hope will not be too long now. Should the evidence show that there is demand and a need for a liability cap of the kind that the hon. Lady has been describing, we will launch a formal consultation at that stage. That consultation will, properly, involve the devolved...

Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Potential impact of leaving the European Union on the United Kingdom’s space industry (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: Like the hon. Members for Oxford West and Abingdon (Layla Moran) and for Glasgow North West (Carol Monaghan) and my right hon. Friend the Member for South Holland and The Deepings (Mr Hayes), the Government want the UK to make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead. We want the UK to be a go-to place for scientists, innovators and tech investors in the years ahead. We intend to secure...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Crossrail: Ebbsfleet (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: There is no current feasibility assessment of extending the Elizabeth line to Ebbsfleet. However, if a business case for the extension was submitted to the Department this would then be reviewed.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Weather (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: Network Rail is improving the weather resilience of its railway infrastructure, both now and for the future. This includes significant work to ensure seasonal preparedness, with specialists on each route delivering plans for summer, autumn and winter which are reviewed and monitored by a National Weather Specialist. Network Rail is also improving infrastructure and investigating new ways to...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Wales and Borders Rail Franchise (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: It is the responsibility of the Welsh Government to procure the Wales and Borders rail franchise. However, should these circumstances arise, an extension of the existing Franchise Agreement could be called for seven railway periods (i.e. 28 weeks). There is also the potential to negotiate an extension of up to 65 railway periods with the existing franchisee, as well as the Department having...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Wales and Borders Rail Franchise (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: This draft Transfer of Functions Order is due to be laid before Parliament imminently. Subject to its approval, it is expected that the Order will come into force prior to the commencement of the replacement Wales and Borders franchise in October 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Wales and Borders Rail Franchise (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Silk Commission report highlighted the need for co-operation on the future of the English parts of the Wales and Borders rail franchise. Since reaching agreement in principle to devolve the franchise in November 2014, both Governments have been working collaboratively to give effect to the formal transfer of powers, which has required resolution of a number of detailed policy and...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Wales and Borders Rail Franchise (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: Agency Agreement No.2 (Schedule 1, paragraphs 6 to 8) between the Secretary of State and Welsh Ministers signed on 28th September 2017 makes clear that any such costs would usually be the responsibility of Welsh Ministers, and the exceptional circumstances when this would not be the case. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Wales and Borders Rail Franchise (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Wales & Borders rail franchise procurement is the responsibility of the Welsh Government. The Department does not hold any information on how much it has cost them.


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