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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Electrification (27 Apr 2017)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress has been made on his Department's plans to electrify the (a) Midland Main Line and (b) North Transpennine Route; and what Network Rail's estimated expenditure has been in each of those projects to date.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: West Midlands (18 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...supports the West Midlands Combined Authority, and other industry partners in the West Midlands, to improve rail services in the area. For example, the current Franchise Agreement with London Midland requires the franchisee to work with industry partners, including Combined Authorities, in relation to the provision, maintenance and operation of smart ticketing. This gives passengers access...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Public Transport: Wolverhampton (18 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...of State placed substantial weight on the promoters’ evidence of the important public benefits which the extension would realise. The evidence forecast an increase in annual patronage on Midland Metro of 5.4% in 2026 through improvement of interchange between the three modes of transport in the city: bus, rail and metro, and as a result of the increased connectivity that is currently...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: East Midlands Rail Franchise (30 Mar 2017)

Clive Betts: ...are going to be phased out, having reached the end of their very long lives, and will need to be replaced. Will they be replaced with hybrid trains that will not have to be changed again when the midland main line is eventually electrified?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Kettering Rail Service (30 Mar 2017)

Philip Hollobone: If he will use the forthcoming franchise renewal process for the midland main line to reinstate the half-hourly service northward from Kettering.

Operation Conifer - Question (7 Mar 2017)

Lord Armstrong of Ilminster: a fishing expedition than a serious pursuit of allegations and evidence. Is it not high time that this operation was reviewed independently either by a retired judge, as in the case of Operation Midland, or by a retired chief constable of recognised efficiency and integrity?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Two: Staff (7 Mar 2017)

Andrew Jones: ... Chaucer Civil Service Resourcing Corderoy Infrastructure Limited Critigen DfT EC Harris EDP JV Equib Eversheds Gardiner & Theobald Halcrow Hill Intl Ltd Home Office London Midland Trains MACE Mott Macdonald Network Rail Nicholls Turner & Townsend Virgin Trains West Coast Trains

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Staff (6 Mar 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...& Northamptonshire 270 321272 327296 Central England Lincolnshire Nottinghamshire & Rutland 348 216321 242327 Central England Mercia 240 406216 409242 Central England *Midland Shires 0 406 409 Central England *Staffordshire & Shropshire 257 2380 2280 London and the Home Counties Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire 267 445238 374228 ...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Rail Franchising (1 Mar 2017)

Paul Maynard: .... In due course, once the Invitation to Tender has been issued, the bidders will be required to submit plans to demonstrate how they will deliver the enhancements for passengers using the East Midland services. The Department will evaluate the submitted bids to determine passenger benefits, deliverability, and value for money. As for all rail franchise competitions, and as is consistent...

High Speed 2 (Newton) (23 Feb 2017)

Andrew Jones: .... Sir David also identified the potential to create a connection back on to the HS2 mainline north of Sheffield, creating a loop rather than a spur, and enabling services stopping at Sheffield midland to continue to destinations further north. The proposed M18 route has additional benefits in that it affects fewer properties and will generate less noise pollution than the Meadowhall...

Public Bill Committee: Local Government Finance Bill: Local Retention of Non-Domestic Rates (7 Feb 2017)

Gareth Thomas: ...of Parliament seeking to discuss their individual local authority’s situation through a Back-Bench debate? There is of course a case for that. I had the pleasure of taking part in a debate on the local government finance of midland authorities, including Birmingham. My hon. Friend the Member for Coventry South (Mr Cunningham) also took part in that debate. The role of individual...

Business without Debate: High Speed 2: Yorkshire (6 Feb 2017)

Clive Betts: From whose budget will the cost of electrification of the HS2 main line into Sheffield Midland station come?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: South Yorkshire (1 Feb 2017)

Clive Betts: ...his Department is considering any alternative routes for High Speed 2 through South Yorkshire in addition to a line through Meadowhall and the route east of Rotherham with a branch to Sheffield Midland Station.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: South Yorkshire (1 Feb 2017)

Andrew Jones: The financial case for Phase 2b, published in November 2016, set out that the cost of the route including Meadowhall station would be £858m higher than the option of serving Sheffield Midland station. This comparison in costs reflects estimates that have been updated for the Meadowhall route since they were originally produced.

Backbench Business: Midlands Engine — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (24 Jan 2017)

Maggie Throup: research accelerator, and some of it is going to the University of Nottingham, which is close to my constituency. Also, there is multimillion pound investment to make the most of the HS2 hubs in the west and east midlands; the east midland HS2 hub abuts my constituency. That brings me to the subject of skills, specialist STEM subjects, and engineering in particular. HS2 and the HS2...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (24 Jan 2017)

Ed Miliband: ..., whether the calculation of £1 billion savings identified on the new High Speed 2 M18/Eastern route which travels through Doncaster includes the upgrading to the existing line north of Sheffield Midland Station to form the northern loop; and what estimate he has made of the cost of that upgrade.

Scottish Parliament: Forestry (24 Jan 2017)

Andy Wightman: ..., as it is nine years since the subject was last debated in Government business. I started my working life in forestry, destroying the birks of Aberfeldy to plant conifer plantations on behalf of Midland Bank in the 1980s. I then went on to the University of Aberdeen to study forestry. When I was at university, I campaigned against the afforestation of the peatlands of Caithness and...

Industrial Strategy Consultation (23 Jan 2017)

Lilian Greenwood: ...and I welcome the investment in HS2, but how can he claim to be providing greater certainty and a clear long-term direction when the east midlands’ top transport priority—electrification of the midland main line—has been paused, unpaused, delayed by four years and now dropped altogether? Does he not understand—this follows up on the previous question—that this...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (19 Jan 2017)

Ed Miliband: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how (a) many High Speed 2 trains per hour and (b) long those trains will be that will serve Sheffield Midland on the basis of the new route proposal on the M18/Eastern route.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (19 Jan 2017)

Ed Miliband: ...Speed 2: from Crewe to Manchester, the West Midlands to Leeds and beyond, Cm 9355, whether the stated journey time benefits in the HS2 Phase B: Command Paper (Figure 17) for journeys from Sheffield Midland Station to Birmingham and Leeds include the upgrading of the existing line north of Sheffield Midland station to form the northern loop.

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