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Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (13 Dec 2016)

Operation Midland and the Henriques report – Gerald Howarth. Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Sexual Abuse: Harassment of Suspects - Question (8 Dec 2016)

Lord Lexden: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 9 November concerning the report by Sir Richard Henriques into Operation Midland, what guidance they have given to police forces about measures to prevent the harassment by third parties of suspects under investigation in connection with claims of sexual abuse.

Rail Infrastructure (Train Operating Companies) (6 Dec 2016)

Michael Fabricant: ...believe in devolution and in providing different solutions depending on the circumstances. The west coast main line is working at almost 100% capacity. Will he explain to my constituents how London Midland, Virgin and Network Rail on the west coast main line will work better together through his proposals?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Midland Main Railway Line: Disability (5 Dec 2016)

Clive Betts: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to ensure that all rolling stock on the Midland Mainline is compliant with disability legislation by 2020.

Child Sexual Abuse Cases: Metropolitan Police (25 Nov 2016)

Diane Abbott: ...questions about how the largest force in the country was preventing offending and resolving child sex abuse cases. This report comes weeks after a damning review found “numerous errors” in Scotland Yard’s Operation Midland probe. The revelations come in a week in which the largest group of survivors—the Shirley Oaks Survivors Association—has withdrawn from the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting (23 Nov 2016)

Sarah Newton: ...the applications they receive is published on the DBS website each month and can be accessed here: Most police forces including the West Midland Police are meeting timeliness expectations but a small number of forces, including the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) are not. DBS are working closely with the MPS to resolve this. I...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Settle-Carlisle Railway Line (23 Nov 2016)

Lord Greaves: ...have, and what discussions they have had and are planning to have with train operators and local campaign groups, about (1) the improvement of services on the Settle and Carlisle line, and (2) extending Midland Main Line or East Coast Main Line services from Leeds to Carlisle and Glasgow via the Settle and Carlisle line.

Great Western Line: Electrification (22 Nov 2016)

Pat Glass: ...the country. First, we had the delays to the electrification of the trans-Pennine railway. Originally planned to be completed by the end of 2018, that is now looking distinctly unlikely—to put it politely. The electrification of the midland main line was paused in June last year. The wires will now not reach Kettering and Corby until 2019—that is today’s...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways (22 Nov 2016)

Paul Maynard: ...trains on the existing rail network. In 2010 the Department commissioned a study by Atkins into alternatives to the building of HS2 which considered the use of double decked trains on West Coast and Midland main lines which can be found at High Speed 2 Strategic Alternatives Study Rail Interventions Report, the conclusion in respect of double decker trains rejected the idea because it...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Transport Infrastructure: North England (17 Nov 2016)

Nigel Mills: Does the Minister agree it is vital for infrastructure in the north that we electrify the midland main line through the midlands and on to Sheffield on the existing timetable?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (17 Nov 2016)

Philip Hollobone: On the midland main line, East Midlands Trains often gets it in the neck for train delays when often the responsibility is failures by Network Rail. Will the Secretary of State and the rail Minister design a rail compensation scheme that sends the correct signals to Network Rail to raise its game?

Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (5th Day) (16 Nov 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...—including its publication—is a matter for him and for the force. The commissioner has made a public apology to Lord Bramall, to Lady Brittan and to Harvey Proctor for the impact that Operation Midland had on their lives. At the outset, let me say that the Government fully understand the anguish felt by those who have had their reputation traduced in the media following...

Wales Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (15 Nov 2016)

Lord Crickhowell: reservoirs; it is not, therefore, the subject of most of the points made by the noble Lord; but the water flows across the border and happens to provide a great deal of the drinking water for the midland region of England. Indeed, more than that, because the Severn-Trent River catchment area, an integrated system, carries the water on into eastern England and East Anglia, it is equally...

HS2 Update (15 Nov 2016)

Andy McDonald: ..., with the Government recently reneging on their manifesto commitment regarding electrification works on the Great Western route and refusing to commit to the already delayed timetable of electrification works on the midland main line. The Department for Transport has a track record of being unable to complete works on time or on budget, so there is understandable concern that HS2 will not...

Operation Midland - Private Notice Question (9 Nov 2016)

Operation Midland - Private Notice Question

West Anglia Taskforce Report — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (8 Nov 2016)

Daniel Zeichner: ...5, ending in 2019, then the deliverability of already scheduled renewals and enhancement works must inevitably be brought into question. We should remember that in 2015 the planned electrification works on the midland main line and TransPennine route, beset by delays and rising costs owing to appalling mismanagement, were, to use a delicate phrase, paused—a decision the Government...

Scottish Parliament: Unconventional Oil and Gas (8 Nov 2016)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...There is much heat on the issue, but our intention is to go through a process that sheds light. In doing so, we must also remember that shale resources in Scotland are located across the central belt in the midland valley—one of the most densely populated areas of Scotland. Communities in those areas would be directly affected by any unconventional oil and gas development, and they...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Infrastructure Investment (8 Nov 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool North and Cleveleys (Paul Maynard) failed to tell the House that he would honour the Government’s pledge to electrify the midland main line north of Kettering. There is cross-party support for this scheme, which has the best ratio of investment to benefits in the whole country. This is the third question we...

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