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Written Answers — Transport: South West Trains ( 9 Dec 2004)

Alistair Darling: The Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) has completed its consultation concerning proposed Passenger Service Requirement (PSR) changes and anticipates the imminent issue of a temporary derogation to South West Trains in advance of 12 December 2004 to allow implementation of the revised timetable from that date. The SRA will not normally grant temporary derogations from the Passenger Service...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Disused Railway Lines (15 Jan 2002)

John Spellar: The Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) has instituted a review process for disposals of former British Rail non-operational land which was not transferred to Railtrack at privatisation. The process involves a property advisory group, which includes representatives of the Rail Passengers Council, the Rail Freight Group and local authorities, advising the SRA on potential future use of sites for...

Written Answers — House of Lords: British Coal Compensation ( 1 Oct 2007)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: Under existing legislation, neither the Legal Complaints Service (LCS) nor the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has the power to require solicitors as a matter of policy to repay all sums deducted from compensation. The Legal Complaints Service and Solicitors Regulation Authority have written to the senior partners of the 515 firms which dealt with miners' compensation cases urging them...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways (19 Jun 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: The SRA have informed me that the information they gave me for the answer given on 12 May 2003 was incorrect. In consequence, the hon. Member was misinformed. I regret this has happened. The SRA have apologised for the error. The SRA have now told me that Thameslink have, in fact, requested and received approval from them to exceed the prescribed maximum journey times for the services listed...

Written Answers — Justice: Legal Aid Scheme: Wales ( 4 Jul 2013)

Jeremy Wright: The Legal Aid Agency and its predecessor the Legal Services Commission (pre 1 April 2013) records costs relating to firms by legal aid procurement area, which is broadly based on local authority boundaries. We have provided this information as a reasonable proxy for constituency boundaries in relation to the Anglesey local authority and the North Wales region. Criminal legal aid firms ...

Written Answers — Justice: Legal Aid Scheme: Wales ( 3 Jun 2013)

Jeremy Wright: The Legal Aid Agency and its predecessor the Legal Services Commission (pre- 1 April 2013) records costs relating to firms by legal aid procurement area, which is broadly based on local authority boundaries. We have provided this information as a reasonable proxy for constituency boundaries in relation to the Denbighshire local authority and the North Wales region. Criminal legal aid...

Written Answers — Attorney General: Data Protection (22 Jul 2015)

Marie Rimmer: To ask the Attorney General, what data protection training has been given to (a) the Treasury Solicitor, (b) the Head of Litigation, (c) the Head of the Bona Vacantia Division, (d) the Ministry of Justice Advisory SCS1 Team Leaders, (e) the Ministry of Justice Legal SCS2 Team Leaders and (f) Legal Aid Agency Senior Lawyers at Grade 6 or above since 1 July 2013.

Written Answers — Education: Offences against Children: Haringey ( 8 Nov 2010)

Tim Loughton: I understand from Her Majesty's Chief Inspector that Ofsted has incurred costs of £331,059 including payments to the Treasury Solicitor, counsel's fees and VAT. Ofsted has incurred other in-house staffing costs which are not readily identifiable. The Department has so far incurred costs of £92,753.09 (including VAT) in respect of representation in the legal proceedings by the Treasury...

Written Answers — Health: Departmental Appeals ( 1 Sep 2008)

Ben Bradshaw: The Department does not instruct the Treasury Solicitor in the appellate courts, preferring instead to conduct nearly all domestic litigation with the help of in-house lawyers. Information on the number of times the Department itself has sought leave to appeal to the House of Lords, and on the number of times applications have been rejected, could be supplied only at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Transport: Rail (East Yorkshire) ( 8 Dec 2003)

Kim Howells: The Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) is creating two new franchises to serve Yorkshire. The TransPennine Express franchise will commence early next year, with planned investment of around £260 million which will include a new fleet of trains. Local and regional services will be provided by the new 'Northern' franchise, the competition for which is well under way. The SRA is considering...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways ( 5 Jul 2004)

Tony McNulty: The answer in the format requested could be provided only at disproportionate cost. Train operating companies (TOCs) confirm to the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) that their bid for timetabling paths delivers the passenger service requirement (PSR), which specifies maximum journey times. TOCs may seek derogations from the SRA where elements of the PSR cannot be delivered. The SRA reviews and...

Written Answers — Advocate-General: Departmental Costs (26 Feb 2004)

Dr Lynda Clark: The identifiable costs of the office are not limited to the work of the Advocate-General but include litigation and advisory work, including the preparation of Bills, carried out by lawyers from the Office of Solicitor to the Advocate-General on behalf of Government Departments. The figure for 2002–03, in respect of identifiable costs of staff and related administration for my office, was...

Written Answers — Transport: Rail Franchises ( 2 Dec 2004)

Tony McNulty: Plans for a Greater Western franchise were first announced by the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) on 6 November 2002 following extensive local consultation. The new franchise will combine the existing First Great Western, First Great Western Link (previously Thames Trains) and Wessex Trains franchises into one operation as part of the process of reducing the number of rail franchises to 19 as...

Written Answers — Solicitor-General: Kamel Bourgass ( 7 Jun 2005)

Harry Cohen: To ask the Solicitor-General on what grounds the Crown Prosecution Service withdrew charges against Kamel Bourgass and co-defendants of conspiring to make chemical and biological weapons and substituted conspiracy to cause a public nuisance; for what reasons Government lawyers requested an order requiring no reporting of the charge of making chemical weapons being dropped at the time; and if...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Legal Profession (10 Jul 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many civil servants has been employed by his Department as specialist lawyers since its creation; what the pay grades are of those officials; how many lawyers have been seconded to his Department, from which firms, since its creation; and how much has been spent on such external legal advice and services.

Written Answers — Home Department: D. I. John Redgrave ( 4 Dec 2001)

John Denham: holding answer 3 December 2001 I am informed by the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that a substantive reply was provided to lawyers acting for Detective Inspector John Redgrave on 5 November 2001. The delay in providing this reply was caused by the need to seek legal advice on the complex issue involved. A change of solicitor dealing with the matter extended the time taken to...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Local and Unitary Development Plans (11 Apr 2002)

Stephen Byers: I have today published directions and guidance to the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA). Copies have been placed in the Libraries of the House and are available on my department's website at: The directions and guidance set the SRA two main objectives: to work with the rail industry to achieve substantial lasting improvements in performance; and to work within its...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Solicitors: Erith and Thamesmead (23 Oct 2023)

Mike Freer: The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) is responsible for commissioning duty solicitor services and the day-to-day administration of the court and police station duty schemes. This includes keeping membership records, allocating slots and producing and maintaining duty solicitor rotas. The LAA monitors membership across individual duty schemes. Information about duty solicitor volumes broken down by...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Legal Profession (11 May 2020)

Lord Keen of Elie: The Government has not made any assessment of the number of lawyers who have been asked to continue working despite being furloughed. Under the framework established by the Legal Services Act 2007, the legal services profession in England and Wales, and the bodies that regulate it, are independent of Government. The legal services regulators are able to take action if lawyers or law firms...

Written Answers — Home Department: Criminal Cases Review Commission (23 Mar 2004)

Paul Goggins: No research has been conducted into the motives of solicitors who submit large number of applications to the Commission. Some firms of solicitors specialise in this area and so it is not unexpected that several applications every year will come from them. To date the Commission has not received a large number of applications at the same time from any individual solicitor or firm. It continues...

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