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Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Access to Elected Office Consultation (16 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: ...which might discourage disabled people from putting themselves forward for election. The proposals will apply to: English local elections, Greater London authority (GLA) elections, English mayoral elections, police and crime commissioners and all candidates from all parts of the UK who are seeking elected positions at UK Westminster elections. We would continue to work with colleagues in...

Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Finance (15 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: holding answer 1 February 2011 I refer the right hon. Member to the written ministerial statement of 13 December 2010, Official Report, columns 72-80WS, which outlines provisional and indicative grant allocations to each police authority in each year over the spending review period 2014-15.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Snow and Ice (15 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...rail safety are a matter for the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR), as the independent health and safety regulator of Britain's railways, and relevant rail industry duty holders. The hon. Member may wish to contact the Office of Rail Regulation for further information at the following address: Office of Rail Regulation One Kemble street London WC2B 4AN

Written Answers — Transport: Railway Tracks: Sewage (14 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: The Department for Transport does not hold this information. However, my hon. Friend may wish to contact the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) at the following address to establish what information their members can provide: ATOC Ltd 3rd Floor 40 Bernard Street London WC1N 1BY The Department would like all passenger trains to be fitted with retention toilet systems, an...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Power Sockets (14 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: The Department for Transport acknowledges that the provision of on-board facilities on inter-city rail services including power sockets and wi-fi is attractive to many passengers and may encourage modal shift. However, it is for train operators to decide if there is sufficient value and benefit to passengers to warrant the provision of these facilities on their services.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Departmental Expenditure Limit (2010-11) (14 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: Subject to parliamentary approval of the necessary supplementary estimate, the Home Office's departmental expenditure limits for 2010-11 will be reduced by £46,805,000 from £9,975,064,000 to £9,928,259,000 and the administration budget will be reduced by £2,722,000 from £392,510,000 to £389,788,000. Within the DEL change, the impact on resources and capital are...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Franchising (11 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...in passenger franchise obligations. However, the Department will take freight into full account in franchise specification, and in any reforms to Network Rail and operator relationships that may be implemented as a result of Sir Roy McNulty's recommendations on value for money.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: G6 Meeting (Krakow) (11 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: The informal G6 group of Ministers of the Interior from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and Poland held their most recent meeting in Krakow, Poland on 3- 4 February 2011. The meeting had been postponed from September 2010. The meeting was chaired by the Polish Minister for the Interior, Jerzy Miller. The meeting was divided into two working sessions over one day, both of which were...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Franchising (10 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: We believe that future franchises should generally be for around 15 years but that shorter contracts may be necessary in some circumstances, for example, where major works like Thameslink, will involve significant changes in the configuration of services. Where significant private sector investment is proposed, we are prepared to consider franchises of up to 22.5 years. The significant...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Overcrowding (10 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: In total the Government will deliver more than 2,100 new rail carriages on to the network by May 2019. Of these 1,200 will be for new Crossrail and Thameslink services. This will in turn free up hundreds of existing electric carriages to be deployed on to the newly electrified lines by franchised train operators. In total, there will be at least 1,850 net additional carriages on the network...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (Lord Carlile's Report on its Operation in 2010) (3 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: I am pleased to say that in accordance with section 14(3), 14(4) and 14(5) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, Lord Carlile of Berriew QC has completed the report on the operation of the Act in 2010, which will be laid before the House today. Copies will be available in the Vote Office.

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: ATOL Scheme (3 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...existing powers. A consultation on the details of the proposals, including draft secondary legislation, is planned for the spring, with the aim of implementation by late 2011 or early 2012. I believe there may also be a case for new primary legislation to address other issues in the ATOL scheme and will be considering that further in the course of this year.

Business of the House (2 Feb 2011)

...of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Theresa May relating to Police Grant Report not later than three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion, and shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Tackling Knife, Gun and Gang Crime (2 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: ...to share knowledge and expertise; and £250,000 for one further year of the Ben Kinsella fund for young people to run anti-knife crime projects in their local area. Police and Crime Commissioners will be introduced in May 2012 and this funding will run from April 2011 to March 2013. The Brooke Kinsella report makes a number of recommendations including anti-knife crime work with school...

Written Answers — Transport: Intercity Express Programme Review (1 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...and East Coast Trains 1,233,895 PricewaterhouseCoopers 2,791,582 Reed Employment 51,054 Steer Davies Gleave 1,235,628 Willis Ltd 13,615 Total 26,526,970 For the period from 3 May 2010 until 11 January 2011 the figures are as follows. Most of these costs constitute time spent by companies in response to Foster Review queries, and the continuation of the Great Western...

Written Answers — Transport: Network Rail: Land (1 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...network licence, monitored and enforced by the independent Office of Rail Regulation. The purpose of the licence condition is to ensure that those parts of the Network Rail property portfolio which may be required for the future development of the railway, are retained for that purpose. Where consent is given by the Office of Rail Regulation, the decisions on whether, when and how the land...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (27 Jan 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...challenges that make it tougher to respond to such conditions. Heathrow is conducting a review, and the Department is carrying out an investigation through the South East Airports Taskforce. There may be lessons that we can learn from measures taken by other transport systems, such as the imposition of emergency timetables when severe weather seems likely to reduce capacity significantly.

Women and Equalities: Flexible Working (27 Jan 2011)

Theresa May: I have had several discussions with ministerial colleagues on these issues. Flexibility in the workplace is good for all employees-men and women. On gender equality specifically, flexible working allows many women with caring responsibilities to continue in work. Evidence also shows that flexibility is good for business and good for society. This Government are committed to extending the...

Women and Equalities: Corporate Boards (Women) (27 Jan 2011)

Theresa May: Lord Davies has been appointed by the Government to look at how obstacles can be removed to allow more women to make it on to corporate boards. We look forward to his recommendations for a business-led strategy, and we will respond in due course. Measures that we are taking, such as flexible working and shared parental leave, will also help to address some of the barriers to progression that...

Women and Equalities: Civil Partnership Ceremonies (27 Jan 2011)

Theresa May: In June 2010, the Government published "Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality", which made a commitment to talk to interested groups about what the next step should be for civil partnerships, including on this issue. The Government have held a number of meetings on the topic with various groups, including those representing faith groups, lesbian, gay and bisexual people...


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