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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: East Midlands (23 Apr 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Government and rail industry are investing in the biggest improvement in rail travel since the Victorian era, including through the upgrade of the Midland Main Line. This programme will improve rail journeys for passengers using the Midland Main Line to travel into London St Pancras. In developing the specification for the next East Midlands franchise it is important that airport...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Points of Order (19 Apr 2018)

Chris Grayling: Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. It is self-evident that last January, when we discussed these issues, the trains that will run on the midland main line had not been ordered and therefore did not exist. As things stand today—as things stood last summer and last April—there are already 120 mph-plus bi-mode trains operating on the great western main line. I have...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Midland Main Line: Rolling Stock (19 Apr 2018)

Midland Main Line: Rolling Stock

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Great Western Main Line: Electrification (19 Apr 2018)

Chris Grayling: We made the decisions about electrification on the midland main line and the line between Cardiff and Swansea on the simple basis that spending hundreds of millions or billions of pounds to achieve the same journey times in the same trains was not sensible. The trains on the Great Western route are already in operation, delivering services to people in Swansea, for whom it is a great and...

Petition - Park Rangers in Wrexham County Borough Council: Thameslink Upgrades (18 Apr 2018)

Jo Johnson: ...(Bim Afolami) on securing this debate, which follows on from our conversations in meetings we held on 22 March. I begin with the specific issue of the changes to the timetable. Harpenden is on the midland main line, which runs from London to Nottingham and Sheffield and, as Members know, is undergoing its largest upgrade since it was built in the 19th century. The upgrade is necessary and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Apr 2018)

John Spellar: Three months ago, following the Carillion collapse, building works stopped on the two-thirds finished Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Smethwick. On 28 February I raised this with the Prime Minister, and she assured me that: “The Department of Health and Social Care and NHS Improvement are working with the trust and the private finance initiative company so that work can recommence as...

Business of the House (29 Mar 2018)

Vernon Coaker: May we have a debate on today’s National Audit Office report on the cancellation of three rail electrification projects? The electrification of the midland main line was one of the projects that were cancelled but, astonishingly, the report says that the bimodal trains that were supposed to take the place of electrification do not exist. That is outrageous. People in Nottingham and...

Rail Announcement (27 Mar 2018)

Layla Moran: ..., but HS2 must not be allowed to soak it all up. The Government have an incoherent approach to electrification, which has been indefinitely delayed in Oxford and abandoned on the lakes line and the midland main line. Meanwhile, the Government have been pulled up again on air pollution. Why do they not follow their own lead on cars and move away faster from polluting diesel engines?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: HSBC: Occupational Pensions (27 Mar 2018)

Guy Opperman: ...website on 24 January 2018 and is available here: https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/work- and-pensions/Correspondence/Letter-from-Russell-Picot-Chair- HSBC-Pension-Trust-UK-to-Chair-regarding-Midland-section-12- January-2018.pdf

Scottish Parliament: Major Infrastructure Projects (22 Mar 2018)

Keith Brown: ...the joint venture partners. As would be expected in such a situation, Carillion’s liquidation has had significant impacts across the UK. The delivery of projects such as the Royal Liverpool hospital and the Midland metropolitan hospital has been significantly impacted. I understand that new contractors are being considered to complete the projects. In contrast, the contract used for...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Victim Support Schemes (21 Mar 2018)

Phillip Lee: ...provides a breakdown by NPS Division (Region). Victim Liaison Officer Staff Resource by NPS Division NPS Division 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 NPS London Division 17 17 23 NPS Midland Division 25 25 32 NPS North East Division 39 39 39 NPS North West Division 38 38 35 NPS South East & Eastern Division 14 14 30 NPS South West &...

Local Infrastructure (East Midlands) (20 Mar 2018)

Tony Lloyd: ...investment on a more equitable footing. The Government have to begin to rethink their allocation processes. Interestingly, in the week when the Government re-committed to Crossrail 2, they announced that the electrification of the midland line would not go ahead. That was a symbolic and interesting commentary on the Government’s priorities.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Midland Main Railway Line (19 Mar 2018)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of changes to journey time on the Midland Mainline in the event that the Mark 4 InterCity 225 stock is cascaded onto that route.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Trains: Midland Main Railway Line (16 Mar 2018)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the cost of ensuring the High Speed Trains on the East Midlands line will be PRM TSI compliant by 2020.

Revised Draft Airports National Policy Statement - Motion to Take Note (15 Mar 2018)

Lord Spicer: ...the envy of the world. This was where all the airlines wanted to have slots. I remember that we restored grandfather rights to Michael Bishop, as he then was—he is now the noble Lord, Lord Glendonbrook—with British Midland, and how pleased he was. His whole company was pretty well set up on the basis of those grandfather rights at Heathrow; they were like gold dust. The...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Luton Airport: Railways (12 Mar 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Government and rail industry are investing in the biggest improvement in rail travel since the Victorian era, including through the upgrade of the Midland Main Line. This programme will improve rail journeys for passengers using the Midland Main Line to travel into London St Pancras. Once electrification of the Midland Main Line to Corby is complete in 2020, passengers at Corby,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Wellingborough (12 Mar 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Government and rail industry are investing in the biggest improvement in rail travel since the Victorian era, including through the upgrade of the Midland Main Line. This programme will improve rail journeys for passengers using the Midland Main Line to travel to and from London St Pancras. Once electrification of the Midland Main Line to Corby is complete in 2020, passengers at Corby,...


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