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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.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Penalty Fares (12 Jan 2017)

Amanda Milling: Ticketless travel and fare dodging is one of many issues on the Chase line. I experienced it at first hand when I joined the London Midland revenue protection team last month. The 20 penalty is insufficient to deter fare dodging. Will my hon. Friend agree to review penalty fares, so that they do become an effective deterrent?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (12 Jan 2017)

Lilian Greenwood: ...Blackpool North electrification scheme faced delays and the rail Minister was a Back Bencher, he rightly demanded answers from Ministers. There is now real concern that the electrification of the midland main line will be further postponed or even cancelled north of Corby and Kettering. Will the Minister provide the House with the clarity that he sought for his constituency and give an...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: M6 Toll (11 Jan 2017)

John Hayes: The Government has had recent discussions with Midland Expressway in order to renew an existing agreement to provide resilience to the Strategic Road Network in exceptional circumstances. General usage on the Toll road is a matter for the operator.

Operation Midland: Henriques Report (13 Dec 2016)

Brandon Lewis: .... We in Government share the deep concerns that hon. Members have articulated so clearly during the debate and those about the Metropolitan police’s handling of non-recent sexual abuse allegations, including Operation Midland. The Metropolitan police’s credibility in dealing with child sexual exploitation generally was highlighted and clearly shown to be well below the standard...

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...

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