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Eyesight Tests (Drivers) (15 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ..., in the incident that the hon. Lady described. The case was tragic, and I offer my sympathies to Fiona’s family and friends for their loss. In responding to the issues raised by the hon. Lady, it may help if I reiterate and clarify the current arrangements for renewing the entitlement to drive. Most drivers do not need to renew that entitlement until the age of 70. They must then...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Equalities Act 2010 (15 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: The Government are committed to working with business to develop a voluntary approach to gender pay reporting in the private and voluntary sector. While we work with business and others to ensure this approach is successful, we will not commence, amend or repeal section 78 of the Equality Act 2010.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Pay: Equal Opportunities (15 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: The causes of the pay gap are varied and include work histories, skills levels, the industries and occupations in which women and men work, and labour market conditions. The complex interaction between these factors means it is not possible to accurately forecast changes to the pay gap.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Recycling (14 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...of waste in recently let franchises. However, the Department does not routinely monitor such data except where it constitutes a contractual obligation. Further information on waste recycling rates may be available from individual train operators or from the Association of Train Operating Companies at the following address: ATOC Ltd 3(rd) Floor 40 Bernard Street London WC1N 1BY

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Departmental Billing (13 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: Between 1 May 2010 and 1 April 2011, the Government Equalities Office did not receive any invoices from tier 1 suppliers.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Departmental Billing (13 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: The Office of Government Commerce’s guide to best “Fair payment” practices sets out fair payment processes for construction projects. The Government Equalities Office does not have any construction projects.

Written Answers — Transport: Transport: Volcanoes (13 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...the event of a future eruption and also the establishment of a permanent civil contingency aircraft for use by the Met Office to conduct atmospheric testing. The impact of the Grimsvotn eruption in May 2011 was significantly less than last year's Eyjafjallajokull eruption. However, a number of further steps have been taken to address the lessons learned. The Government have established a...

Written Answers — Home Department: Harassment (13 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: The police have the power to administer a simple caution to an adult offender who has admitted such an offence, or to administer a warning to an offender aged under 18 years who has committed an offence of stalking or harassment. Guidance to police on administering a simple caution is contained within Home Office Circular 016/2008, and guidance on reprimands and warnings in the Final Warning...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways (9 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: holding answer 13 May 2011 The Department for Transport commissioned a consortium led by Mott MacDonald to undertake a study of rail business travellers in order to obtain direct evidence on the productive use of travel time during the course of work. The final report “Productive Use of Rail Travel Time and the Valuation of Travel Time Savings for Rail Business Travellers” was...

Delegated Legislation: National Crime Agency (8 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the new National Crime Agency. Last year’s national security strategy recognised that organised crime is one of the greatest threats to our national security. The social and economic costs are estimated at between £20 billion and £40 billion per year, and its impact is seen on our streets and felt in our...

Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day — First Part]: Women (Government Policies) (8 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: Yet again, we have heard a speech from the Opposition Benches that included no recognition of the economic mess that the last Government left us, no constructive suggestions and no positive policy proposals for the future of this country. That is not constructive opposition, it is shameless opportunism. Let me remind the Opposition once more why we are having to take action to restore sanity...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Justice and Home Affairs (Pre-Council Statement) (8 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: ...and its institutions are directly bound by the convention. The negotiating mandate was agreed at the JHA Council on 4 June 2010. The Commission will make a presentation about the victims package which they published on 18 May. The package included two draft legislative instruments: a draft directive to replace the 2001 Council framework decision on the standing of victims in criminal...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council (8 Jun 2011)

Lord McNally: The Justice and Home Affairs Council is due to be held on 9 and 10 June in Luxembourg. My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Home Affairs (Theresa May) and my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Justice (Kenneth Clarke) and the Scottish Cabinet Secretary of Justice, Kenny MacAskill intend to attend on behalf of the United Kingdom. As the provisional agenda...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (7 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. There is no greater task for any Government than to protect their citizens, to uphold their values and to defend their way of life, but when we face such a significant threat from terrorism over so great a period it becomes even more important that the Government ensure that the protection of our citizens does not overshadow the freedoms...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Prevent Strategy (7 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: ...of the Government’s strategy to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. Intelligence indicates that the UK faces a serious and sustained threat from terrorism. Osama bin Laden may be dead, but the threat from al-Qaeda-inspired terrorism is not. Indeed, the threat level from international terrorism remains at “Severe”, meaning an attack is highly likely....

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (7 Jun 2011)

Theresa May: In accordance with section 14(3), 14(4) and 14(5) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, Lord Carlile of Berriew QC prepared a report on the operation of the Act in 2010, which I laid before the House on 3 February 2011. I am grateful to Lord Carlile for this, his final report as independent reviewer of CT legislation, and more broadly for the valuable contribution that he has made to this...

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation: Air Pollution (7 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: holding answer 17 May 2011 The local environmental impact of aircraft operations is a key priority for Government. That is why we have cancelled plans for a third runway at Heathrow and will not support proposals for additional runways at Gatwick and Stansted. Aviation must be able to grow to support the future prosperity of the UK but this has to be within the context of delivering...

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation: Russia (7 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...responded to the Commission in March pointing out certain misunderstandings in the Commission's assertions. In particular it was pointed out that there is no restriction on which airlines may be designated by the UK to operate under the agreement, whether on grounds of nationality or otherwise. The Government also questioned other assertions in the Commission's letter and concluded that...

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation: Security (7 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...have developed initial proposals for an outcome focused risk based approach to aviation security regulation. As set out in the updated Department for Transport Business Plan, published on 13 May, we have launched a pre-consultation call for evidence with industry stakeholders and will begin formal consultation on the proposals in September.

Written Answers — Transport: Members: Correspondence (7 Jun 2011)

Theresa Villiers: I replied to the hon. Member for Hastings and Rye’s letter (ref: AR/JA/1530) on the 3 May 2011. The Department’s reference number for the reply is TV/010735/11.

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