Results 181–200 of 1706 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Darling of Roulanish

Written Answers — Transport: Railways (12 Sep 2005)

Alistair Darling: Construction of section 2 of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, which is 24 miles long, is well under way and is due to be completed in 2007. In addition, there are a number of other smaller projects under way.

Written Answers — Transport: Rail Projects (21 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: The following heavy rail infrastructure projects costing over £500 million have commenced in London since 1997: East London line extension Channel Tunnel Rail Link Southern Power Upgrade/Mark 1 replacement.

Written Answers — Transport: Railtrack (21 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 19 July 2005 Payments made to Railtrack by the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) and its predecessor the Shadow SRA in this period were as follows: Month Amount (£) Shadow Strategic Rail Authority February 2000 2 April 2000 29 June 2000 1 October 2000 1 January 2001 164 Strategic Rail Authority March 2001 59 April 2001 77 ...

Written Answers — Transport: Railtrack (21 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 19 July 2005 Officials at the Department for Transport's predecessor had discussions with West LB about its interest in bidding for Railtrack in late 2001 and early 2002. However, West LB did not submit a formal bid for Railtrack.

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation (Complaints) (20 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: Complaints about night flights, aircraft noise and pollution (as distinct from representations about policy) are properly a matter for individual airports, many of which regularly publish their own summary statistics of complaints or enquiries. The Department also receives a number of representations direct from members of the public or via Members of Parliament and, in responding, is able to...

Written Answers — Transport: Light Rail Schemes (20 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: The following light rail schemes have commenced construction since 1997: Manchester Metrolink Phase II (to Eccles), 1997. Tyne and Wear Metro Sunderland extension, 2000. Nottingham Express Transit , 2000. Docklands Light Railway extension to London City Airport , 2002. Docklands Light Railway extension to Woolwich Arsenal, 2005. Some advanced works have also been undertaken since 1997 for the...

Written Answers — Transport: Lorry Road User Charge (20 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: I announced to the House on 5 July that we will take forward work on distance-based lorry charging as part of our wider work on road pricing. We will continue to work with the haulage industry to ensure that its needs are represented as we develop a national road pricing system.

Written Answers — Transport: Road Haulage Forum (20 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: The Road Haulage Forum has met on 17 occasions to date, as shown in the table. Road haulage forum meetings 1999 8 April, 19 July, 6 September, 8 December 2000 9 February, 17 April, 26 July, 19 October, 14 November 2001 19 February, 5 July 2002 28 January, 23 October 2003 11 September 2004 26 April, 9 December 2005 29 June

Written Answers — Scotland: Scottish Parliament (Elections) (19 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: I shall consider whether any changes to the voting system for elections to the Scottish Parliament might be appropriate in the light of the report and recommendations of the Commission on Boundary Differences and Voting Systems, under Sir John Arbuthnott's chairmanship, which is due to report to me at the end of this year. I expect that the commission will include in its report an assessment...

Written Answers — Scotland: G8 Summit (13 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: As I indicated to my hon. Friend at questions on 5 July 2005, Official Report, column 152, the Government agreed to provide £20 million to the Scottish Executive towards the cost of policing the G8 Summit.

Written Answers — Transport: Public Transport (11 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: I refer the hon. Member to my answer given to him today (UIN 9017).

Written Answers — Transport: Public Transport (11 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: Although there are no legal requirements for ventilation on trains under health and safety law, the Health and Safety Executive publishes guidance which recommends that rail operators have on-board ventilation systems that 'should be capable of providing and maintaining a satisfactory environment throughout the range of foreseeable conditions the train may encounter (including delays and...

Written Answers — Transport: Light Rail (6 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: Around £150 million of public sector finance funded Manchester Metrolink phase I. Around £160 million of public sector finance funded Manchester Metrolink phase II. Around £199 million of public sector finance has been spent on Manchester Metrolink Phase III. Of this, £42 million was used for advance works, and £38 million was used for land purchase. Around £36...

Written Answers — Scotland: Aviation Policy (5 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: We continue to work closely with the Scottish Executive on all aspects of policies from the Air Transport White Paper.

Written Answers — Scotland: Caledonian MacBrayne (5 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: I regularly meet my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Scottish Executive Ministers to discuss a wide range of issues.

Written Answers — Scotland: Devolution (5 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: Since 7 June, the Advocate-General has had 55 devolution issues intimated to her. 43 of these were concerned with civil matters. Most of the civil cases concerned prison conditions. Of the 12 criminal matters raised, four concerned pre-trial delay. The Advocate-General has not considered it necessary or appropriate to intervene, at this stage, in any of the devolution issues intimated to her...

Written Answers — Scotland: Identity Cards (5 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: I have regular discussions with my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary and the First Minister on a number of issues.

Written Answers — Scotland: G8 Summit (5 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: The G8 Summit is a real opportunity for Scotland to showcase its many attractions to a world audience and demonstrate our expertise in hosting major events. I am also confident that, by the end of the UK's presidency of the G8, Scotland will have given a significant boost to the drives to make poverty history and to secure our environment for future generations.

Written Answers — Scotland: G8 Summit (5 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: Hosting the G8 Summit is a real opportunity for Scotland to showcase its many attractions to a world audience and to demonstrate our expertise in hosting major events. I am also confident that, by the end of the UK's presidency of the G8, Scotland will have given a significant boost to the drives to make poverty history and to secure our environment for future generations.

Written Answers — Scotland: Economic Performance (5 Jul 2005)

Alistair Darling: I meet my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer regularly to discuss a range of issues. The Scottish economy continues to benefit from the economic stability delivered by this Government.


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