Results 1–20 of 32 for high speed speaker:Steven Baker

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

Steven Baker: ...Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that HS2 Ltd produces Route Management, Improvement and Safety Plans for roads in Buckinghamshire affected by the construction of High Speed 2 by 28 February 2017.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: High Speed 2 (10 Mar 2016)

Steven Baker: When construction of High Speed 2 is planned to begin.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Buckinghamshire (26 Jan 2015)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what instructions he has given to HS2 Ltd on minimising transport disruption in Buckinghamshire during the construction of High Speed 2 (a) affecting the emergency services and (b) generally; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (11 Jun 2013)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will commission new survey data for use in calculating the benefits of High Speed 2 to business travellers.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (11 Jun 2013)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he plans to review his Department's benefit to cost ratio for High Speed 2 to take into account the assumptions on the relationship between passenger numbers and GDP growth that were published in August 2012.

Motorcycle Licences (4 Sep 2012)

Steven Baker: ...since 2009 proves it. Progress on the review appears to be painfully slow. It took only six months to split the test in two in 2009, but reconsidering that decision appears to be mired in a highly complex and bureaucratic health and safety process that is still unresolved after two years. Bikers who have been consulted praised the roads Minister and even praise DFT officials, who they...

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (25 Jun 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether she has made an assessment of the Cabinet Office's Major Projects Authority report on High Speed 2.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: High Speed 2 Railway Line (11 Jun 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assessment he has made of the red-amber warning given in the Major Projects Authority's report on High Speed 2.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: High Speed 2 Railway Line (16 May 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether his Department's selection criteria under the Major Project Authority applied to the Department for Transport's High Speed 2 proposals; and which such criteria applied.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (1 May 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the contribution of her predecessor to the Transport Committee, Oral Evidence, HC 1185, Q 554, on high speed rail, whether it remains her Department's policy to place the High Speed 2 scheme under close scrutiny in the event that the estimated benefit to cost ratio falls below 1.5; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (29 Feb 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many officials in her Department are working only on the High Speed 2 project; and how many hours they spent working on the project in (a) 2009, (b) 2010 and (c) 2011.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed Two (1 Feb 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which consultants are being or have been used on the High Speed 2 project; and what the (a) remit and (b) cost to the public purse was of their services in each case.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 (31 Jan 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of compensation payments to residents and businesses along the planned High Speed 2 route up to the beginning of train services on the route.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (30 Jan 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many officials in her Department are working on the High Speed 2 project.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (30 Jan 2012)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent estimate she has made of the total cost to her Department of work to prepare, draft and support the passage of the proposed legislation for High Speed 2.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways (7 Dec 2011)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment she has made of the potential of magnetic levitation technology for use in the next generation of high-speed trains.

Backbench Business — [32nd( )Allotted Day]: High Speed 2 (13 Oct 2011)

Steven Baker: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for South Northamptonshire (Andrea Leadsom) on securing the first debate on high-speed rail to be held in the Chamber. This is, however, the fourth debate that we have had on the subject since the election. We debated it in Westminster Hall on 23 November, 31 March and 13 July, so we have discussed it every four months or so. I notice that the...

Backbench Business — [32nd( )Allotted Day]: High Speed 2 (13 Oct 2011)

Steven Baker: ...fresh and relaxed in no time at all.” I then asked, “Would you invest in it?” The response now was, “That’s unfair. Of course I wouldn’t invest in it.” The market would not deliver high-speed rail, and that would be a market success, because to do so would be a misallocation of capital. I put it to the Secretary of State that this project would socialise risk and privatise...

Backbench Business — [32nd( )Allotted Day]: High Speed 2 (13 Oct 2011)

Steven Baker: I just make the tiny point that HS2 will not carry freight, because freight would make the trains too heavy to stop from high speeds. I just wanted to check that my hon. Friend was aware of that.

Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 (11 Jul 2011)

Steven Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what the date is of the earliest letter from an hon. Member concerning High Speed 2 to which he has not yet replied; (2) how many letters he has received from hon. Members concerning High Speed 2 in each month since January 2011; (3) what the average time taken by his Department to respond to letters from hon. Members concerning High Speed 2...


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