Results 261–280 of 5000 for speaker:Kelly Tolhurst OR speaker:Kelly Tolhurst

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Fares (7 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Department has been clear that airlines and travel agents should not deny consumers their legal right to a refund, if it is requested and this should be done in a timely manner. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) undertook a review of the refund policies of all UK airlines, as well as a number of international airlines that operate flights to and from the UK. The CAA has utilised this...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Ports (7 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: As part of the Port Infrastructure Resilience and Connectivity (PIRC) fund in 2019, the ports of Hull and Immingham successfully bid to receive £1.4m between them to support preparations for leaving the European Union. The total amount of funding to successful applicants through this fund was £10m, with a maximum of £1m to any single port. As part of preparations for the end of the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Lifeboats: Coronavirus (7 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: I recognise the valuable services provided by independent lifeboats in ensuring the safety of local communities, and appreciate the scale of the challenge facing smaller maritime operators from Covid-19. The financial impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic cannot be underestimated. To support businesses and employees, HMG has responded with an unprecedented £330 billion of financial...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Travel: Coronavirus (3 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Government takes a range of factors into account when deciding which countries to add or remove from the Travel Corridor list. This includes: an estimate of the proportion of the population that is currently infectious in each countryvirus incidence rates and rates of changetrends in incidence and deathstransmission status and international epidemic intelligenceinformation on a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Regional Airports: Coronavirus (3 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Government recognises the challenges facing the aviation sector as a result of Covid-19, and has engaged with airports on an ongoing basis to understand the impacts on their operational and financial positions. It is vitally important that key sectors such as aviation are protected, and we are working closely with the sector to this end. Airports have been able to draw on the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Coronavirus (3 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The department regularly engages with the Civil Aviation Authority and industry groups. The government has been clear that airlines should not deny consumers their legal right to a refund, if it is requested and this should be done in a timely manner. The Civil Aviation Authority undertook a review of the refund policies of all UK airlines, as well as a number of international airlines that...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Estonia: Coronavirus (1 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: Decisions on the Travel Corridor list have been informed by a risk assessment developed by the Joint Biosecurity Centre, in close consultation with Public Health England and the Chief Medical Officer. The Government keeps the data for all countries and territories under constant review and updates the exemptions list with any changes on a regular basis as and when required to reflect the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Easyjet: Redundancy (1 Sep 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: We recognise that the Easyjet announcement on redundancies will be distressing news for Easyjet employees and their families and Government stands ready to support them. The Department for Transport is in regular contact with airlines, airports and unions to understand the impact that COVID-19 is having on the sector and its workers.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport (28 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: London Heathrow Airport sought the views of the department on its proposal to move temporarily all of its operations to the northern runway before this took place on 13 July 2020. In view of the current air traffic demand and its reduced environmental impacts, and the long-term benefits to the airport from repairing its southern runway, the government endorsed the airport’s decision to...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport: Night Flying (28 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Government’s recognises that night flights have material value to the economy, and that the aviation industry connects people and UK businesses with the world. In particular, we recognised the importance of early morning arrivals from long-haul routes such as the Far East and America, volume of onward connections supported in this early morning period, and the contribution flights in...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation (28 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: It is critical that aviation plays its part in delivering the UK’s net zero ambitions. The Transport and Business Secretaries co-chaired the new Jet Zero Council on 22 July which brought together senior leaders in aviation, aerospace and academia to drive high ambition in the delivery of new technologies and innovative ways to cut aviation emissions. We will also consult on our position...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Licensing (28 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: In the event that mutual recognition of EU Member State/UK pilot licences ceases at the end of the transition period, pilots with UK-issued licences who wish to fly EU-registered aircraft would need to transfer their licence to a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) member state before the transition period ended, or subsequently seek a second licence from an EASA member state. The UK...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Regional Airports (28 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Government recognises the impact Flybe’s collapse and the subsequent COVID-19 constraints on services, regional airports, regional economies and connectivity across the UK. We are working with industry to identify where key routes are being re-established and we remain committed to supporting regional connectivity, recognising the importance of maintaining a thriving competitive...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Coronavirus (24 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Government has published guidance specifically for both aviation operators and for air passengers on safer travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. This operator guidance maps out the measures airlines can take to protect passengers and staff on board aircraft, and includes advice on hygiene measures, face coverings, and social distancing in the aircraft setting. On the specific issue of...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aircraft: Electric Motors (22 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The focus of our policy development and analysis to date has been on ways to meet our 2050 net zero carbon commitment. We have not specifically made an assessment of the savings that could be made if the focus were the next five or ten years, but we continue to develop policies to reduce emissions over both the short term and the medium term. The Transport Secretary recently announced the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Airspace (22 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: Airspace modernisation is vital to the future of aviation, to delivering net zero and, now, to supporting the aviation sector’s recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a critical infrastructure programme of national importance. However, in light of the pandemic, we recognise that the timescales in which airspace modernisation will take place will change. We are working...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Coronavirus (22 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: Before the impact of COVID-19, the UK aviation sector, including air transport and aerospace, directly employed around 230,000 people and supported around 500,000 jobs in total, including the jobs supported through its purchase of goods and services along its supply chain. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a sharp contraction in aviation demand, which has created large revenue losses...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Airports: Coronavirus (22 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Department has been speaking regularly to airport operators and airlines to understand the effect COVID-19 has had on connectivity as part of our engagement on restart and recovery in the sector. We will continue to work closely with the industry, to understand how the aviation sector is recovering. This will support government in developing a clear recovery plan for aviation that...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Travel: Coronavirus (22 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Health Regulations relating to the self-isolation requirements remain under constant review, and are updated as required. The next formal review will be on 27 July 2020.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Repayments (22 Jul 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: The Department and the Civil Aviation Authority has been clear that airlines should not deny consumers their legal right to a refund, if it is requested. On 1 July 2020 the Civil Aviation Authority provided an update on its website about its review into the refund policies of airlines during the coronavirus pandemic. They are reviewing the refund policies of all UK airlines, as well as a...


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