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Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: English Channel (29 Oct 2020)

Chris Philp: The Home Secretary, Home Office officials and political advisors have not briefed members of the press with either the name of the law firm or lawyer that represent individuals the Home Office is attempting to remove under the Dublin III regulations in the last six months. The names of law firms and lawyers involved in legal cases are publicly available.

Written Answers — Transport: Railtrack (21 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 19 July 2005 Payments made to Railtrack by the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) and its predecessor the Shadow SRA in this period were as follows: Month Amount (£) Shadow Strategic Rail Authority February 2000 2 April 2000 29 June 2000 1 October 2000 1 January 2001 164 Strategic Rail Authority March 2001 59 April 2001 77 May...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Train Drivers (25 Feb 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ..., South West Trains were threatened with enforcement action and a £1 million penalty. However, as performance improved the penalty was not enforced. In October 2001 the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) consulted on a £2 million penalty and final order against Arriva Trains Northern. The SRA are currently considering and evaluating the responses received from the consultation exercise and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Advocates Graduated Fees Scheme (14 Jul 2009)

Lord Bach: No. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates solicitors in England and Wales and the regulatory arrangements concerning referral fees are set out in the SRA's code of conduct. The Legal Services Commission (LSC) is currently investigating a small number of specific allegations that have been made about referral fees. The LSC will continue to investigate any specific issues brought...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Railways (Scotland) (25 Feb 2002)

Pete Wishart: ... (1) what the planned expenditure is by the (a) Government and (b) private sector for the introduction of the new lines (i) Milngavie to Larkhall, (ii) Stirling to Alloa and (iii) Edinburgh Crossrail, announced in the recent SRA proposals; (2) what the planned expenditure is by (a) Government and (b) the private sector for the additional capacity increase for the lines between Glasgow...

Written Answers — Transport: Strategic Rail Authority (10 Mar 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: The contingent liabilities notified to Parliament on 27 June 2002 were in respect of the SRA's specific obligations for the support arrangements for Network Rail. These included support for the Bridge Facility, the KfW facility, the EEB facility, and the legacy working capital facility. The SRA comfort letter notified to Parliament on 3 February 2003 covers the generality of the SRA's...

Written Answers — Constitutional Affairs: Legal Aid ( 4 Jul 2005)

Bridget Prentice: In the civil bid round held in April 2004 for the award of new solicitor General Civil Contracts with the Legal Services Commission (LSC) over 90 per cent. of solicitor firms applied to renew their contracts. As at 31 March 2005, 2,643 solicitors' offices operated under a Criminal Defence Service contract compared with 2,669 as at 31 March 2004. Reasons cited by those solicitors' firms that...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: London Commuter Services (12 Mar 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: The Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) is responsible for the Public Performance Measurement (PPM) which measures the performance of train operating companies. The SRA publishes information quarterly in 'National Rail Trends' and six-monthly in 'On Track'. The information is also on the SRA web site. The March and subsequent publications of National Rail Trends will include information on the...

Written Answers — Constitutional Affairs: Clementi Report (15 Jan 2007)

Bridget Prentice: ..., the proposals for the most part are based on his blueprint for reform. As part of reforming the regulatory framework for legal services in England and Wales, the Bill will make it possible for lawyers to provide their services in new ways. This will include lawyers forming partnerships or other business structures with other types of lawyers (eg solicitors and barristers) and with...

Written Answers — Justice: Legal Opinion (13 Mar 2009)

Shahid Malik: ...there were 602,000 (574,000) cases in which publicly funded legal advice was provided in person at a police station and 94,000 (48,000) cases in which telephone advice was provided by an individual solicitor or firm. In addition, in 2007-08 CDS Direct dealt with 78,000 (123,000) telephone advice cases. Final figures will not be available until after the financial year ends, but the figures...

Written Answers — Transport: Railway Consultations (15 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: Section 206 of the Transport Act 2000 requires the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA), in formulating its strategies, to consult the Scottish Ministers, the National Assembly for Wales, the Rail Regulator and other such persons as it thinks fit. Beyond this, the Secretary of State's Directions and Guidance to the SRA make clear that he expects the Authority to carry out the appropriate level of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: British Coal: Compensation (17 Jun 2008)

Lord Bach: Solicitors' earnings are outside of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform's remit. Under the schemes solicitors are paid for their work on an agreed tariff. The number of claims each solicitor handles is outside the Government's control as each claimant chooses their representative. The Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform negotiated the tariff for...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways ( 1 Feb 2005)

Alistair Darling: At present about 430 people work in the SRA and about 100 in the Rail Directorates of DfT. We estimate that the new DfT Rail Group will have some 250 to 300 staff and that some 50 or so other posts for which SRA staff will be eligible may be created in other organisations. It is not possible to say how many staff will transfer from the SRA to DfT since the new posts in DfT will be open to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Eds (26 Jan 2006)

David Laws: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which legal firms were involved in the settlement with EDS for problems with the tax credit system on which Queen's Counsels opinions were sought; how many hours were charged by lawyers for work in connection with the settlement; and how many face to face meetings took place between (a) lawyers and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) staff and (b) the HMRC's...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Fraud: Land (29 Apr 2020)

Alex Chalk: ...Act. Their latest reports on regulatory performance are available online here rformance#regulatory-performance-reports. The role of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is as a regulator of solicitors. The SRA consulted between 21 January and 21 April on changes to its compensation fund. Details about the fund and this...

Written Answers — Justice: Public Interest Lawyers (25 Apr 2013)

Gerald Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 23 January 2013, Official Report, column 349W, on public interest lawyers, how much of the legal aid payments made to public interest lawyers by the Legal Services Commission related to cases involving claims against the Government by Iraqi citizens; and how much has been paid to the law firm Leigh Day in respect of claims...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Rail Investment (24 Apr 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: The 10-Year Plan for Transport and the SRA Strategic Plan provide a broad statement on the opportunities and support available from the Government and the SRA to encourage further private sector investment in the industry. The SRA is developing a framework for Special Purpose Vehicles that will help to provide certainty and clarity in the delivery of significant infrastructure investments....

Written Answers — Transport: Railcards ( 3 Dec 2003)

Tony McNulty: Following the Strategic Rail Authority's (SRA) Fares Review, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport asked the SRA to explore options for the introduction of a well-targeted National Railcard. The SRA is in discussion with the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) about the best way of taking this forward.

Written Answers — Attorney General: Legal Profession: Department for Exiting the European Union (17 Jul 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Attorney General, how many lawyers in the Government Legal Department provide services to the Department of Exiting the European Union; how many of those lawyers have been seconded from outside the Civil Service; and from which firms those lawyers have been seconded.

Written Answers — House of Lords: British Coal Compensation (20 Jul 2009)

Lord Bach: The legal profession is independent from the Government and, as such, regulatory issues for solicitors are a matter for the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). That said, the SRA and the Government have been working together to determine how to best to assess lessons learned from the current health schemes. We understand that the SRA is considering writing to solicitors involved in miners...

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