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Written Answers — Transport: Agility Trains (7 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: The Secretary of State has met with representatives of Agility Trains, a consortium of Hitachi Rail Europe and John Laing Investments, four times since May 2010. Details of the Secretary of State's diary commitments are published quarterly on the DfT website.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Cardiff (7 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: Since May 2010 the Secretary of State has met with Hitachi, the appointed manufacturer to Agility Trains, who are the preferred bidding consortium for the Intercity Express Programme contract, appointed in 2009 to discuss the procurement process that is nearing completion. A record of these meetings is in my answer given today (UIN 61258). Within this period the Secretary of State has also...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Diesel Fuel (7 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...Rolling Stock Leasing companies, with the Department's role being limited to ensuring that tax-payers and fare-payers receive value for money. The expansion in the number of electrified rail routes may mean that fewer diesel trains will be needed in the future. The Department has set out the level of accessibility that it expects Pacers to have if they are to remain in service after...

Written Answers — Transport: Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock (7 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: DFT officials met representatives of Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd on 12, 17 and 19 May 2011. The meetings discussed business matters between the Department and Bombardier.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Workplace Dress Codes (6 Sep 2011)

Theresa May: Today I am wearing a silver grey trouser suit and a pair of shoes from LK Bennett. As Secretary of State for the Home Department I have not found that traditional gender-based workplace dress codes have held me back. I indeed believe that they encourage a sense of professionalism in the workplace.

Written Answers — Transport: Northern Rail: Rolling Stock (5 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: assist delivery. Two agreements were signed in March 2010 for the operation of a net total of 18 additional carriages. Following the pause of the HLOS Programme due to the General Election in May 2010 and the subsequent spending review, negotiations resumed in January 2011 with Northern Rail for the conclusion of the remaining interventions. An agreement was reached in April 2011 for 20...

Written Answers — Transport: Northern Rail: Rolling Stock (5 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: negotiation with TransPennine Express and expect to make an announcement later this year. Overall, the Department is committed to introducing 650 additional carriages on the rail network between May 2010 and March 2014. This was announced on 25 November 2010 following the comprehensive spending review. At least 104 of these carriages will be deployed in the north of England. In...

Written Answers — Transport: Rolling Stock: Procurement (5 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...Management (EFQM) Business Excellence Model aligned to the Department's objectives in conjunction with the RADAR method. The accreditation process for Thameslink, with associated weightings, may be viewed on the Department's website at: p:/ Following pre-qualification the bidders'...

Written Answers — Transport: Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock (5 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...of the tender which would override the rights of parties engaged in the tender process. The Government will be considering the operation of EU procurement rules as part of our Growth Review, which may impact on future public sector procurement.

Written Answers — Transport: Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock (5 Sep 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...available by the Bidder directly or indirectly as part of the content or terms of any TRSP proposal. The Process Agreement remains in force and consequently neither the bidder nor the Department may disclose any details about the TRSP bidders' proposals.

Written Answers — Home Department: Serious Organised Crime Agency (5 Sep 2011)

Theresa May: holding answer 27 June 2011 The annual budget for the Serious Organised Crime Agency for each year was as follows: £ 2006-07 426,403,970 2007-08 444,777,970 2008-09 474,634,970 2009-10 478,017,970 2010-11 462,839,000 2011-12 437,846,000

Business without Debate — Sittings of the House: Public Disorder (11 Aug 2011)

Theresa May: The right hon. Lady is making much of a point about the whole issue of police cuts that was made by a number of her right hon. and hon. Friends during questions to the Prime Minister. Will she clarify for us the Opposition’s policy on police cuts? Do the Opposition still support police cuts of 12%, or do they want a review of or a moratorium on that? Will she guarantee police numbers or...

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading (20 Jul 2011)

Lord Harris of Haringey: ...and governance of the police would be stronger in London than they are at the moment. However, in practice, the Government are weakening the arrangements in London. They are providing the Mayor and the MOPC with fewer powers in terms of control and governance over the police service in London, which I assume is not the Government's intention. The purpose of my modest amendment is to...

Written Answers — Transport: Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock (20 Jul 2011)

Theresa Villiers: From May 2008, the Department has spent approximately £13.1 million (exc VAT) to date on specialist consultants and advisers to evaluate the Thameslink Rolling Stock project. This resource has included financial, procurement, technical, legal, planning and other specialist advice required to deliver the Thameslink Rolling Stock Project which is one of the largest rolling stock orders in the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: London Bombings (Government Response to Coroner's Inquests) (19 Jul 2011)

Theresa May: In my written ministerial statement on 9 May, Official Report, columns 26-27WS, I undertook to inform the House of the Government’s response to Lady Justice Hallett’s report following her inquests into the 7 July attacks. All responses have been published on the inquests website earlier today. The Government have not asked for any part of their response to be withheld. The Government...

Written Answers — Transport: Rail Value for Money Review (19 Jul 2011)

Theresa Villiers: holding answer 13 June 2011 From the point at which the study was commissioned in December 2009 up until 27 May 2011, Sir Roy McNulty received £218,215 for his work on the Independent Rail Value for Money Study, including remuneration for expenses. The core team of seven who worked on the study received in total £968,638. These figures include the forecast expenditure for the final month...

Written Answers — Transport: Thameslink: Conditions of Employment (19 Jul 2011)

Theresa Villiers: The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may be relevant to the transfer of train maintenance staff from First Capital Connect to Siemens.

Metropolitan Police Service (18 Jul 2011)

Theresa May: those difficult circumstances in a moment, but first I wish to update the House on today’s developments and on the next steps for the Metropolitan police. I have already started work with the Mayor of London and the Metropolitan police to arrange an orderly transition and the appointment of a new commissioner. I have agreed that Sir Paul Stephenson will leave his post as swiftly as...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 (Independent Reviewer Annual Report) (18 Jul 2011)

Theresa May: I am pleased to announce that Mr David Anderson QC has completed his first annual report as independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, on the operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 in 2010, which will be laid before the House today. I am grateful to David Anderson for his detailed report and will carefully consider his recommendations. Following...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Terrorism Act 2000 (Remedial) Order 2011 (18 Jul 2011)

Theresa May: On 16 March, I made a remedial order under the powers conferred on me by section 10(2) and paragraph 1(1) of schedule 2 to the Human Rights Act 1998. That order replaced stop and search powers previously available to the police under sections 44 to 47 of the Terrorism Act 2000, with a significantly circumscribed set of powers, and provisions for an associated code of practice. As required by...

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