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Resource Extraction (Transparency and Reporting): Protection of Freedoms Bill (1 Mar 2011)

Theresa May: Given what the right hon. Lady says about our proposals for emergency legislation on 28 days, will she explain why the previous Government put on the stocks emergency legislation for 42 days?

Written Answers — Transport: Aviation (28 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: Ministers in the Department frequently meet with representatives of airlines and pilots. Details of all ministerial meetings with external organisations between May and September 2010 have been published on the Department's website: http://www.dft.gov.uk/press/ministers/transparency/ Information for October 2010 to 31 December 2010 is being collated and will be released as soon as it is...

Written Answers — Transport: Heathrow Airport (28 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: The coalition Government have made clear their opposition to a third runway at Heathrow and BAA announced in May 2010 that it had stopped work on a planning application for such a proposal. Where a planning application is made for expansion of an airport, the relevant Government policies are taken into account as material considerations.

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Local and Regional Rail Services (28 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...of meeting the transport needs of their area. They have the necessary powers to secure the provision of such services but they are sometimes inhibited by the risk that significant revenue funding may need to be committed over the long term. I am keen to encourage local bodies to identify the best solutions for identified local needs and therefore wish to ensure that they are not deterred...

[Albert Owen in the Chair] — Rail Investment (17 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: It is open to the train operators to lease additional capacity if they so wish, and they may well be interested in exploring the option that the hon. Gentleman outlines. Substantial work is under way on the strategic freight network, and I have repeatedly paid tribute to the work done on that by the previous Administration. I emphasise that rail freight plays a really significant part in our...

Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Finance (17 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: holding answer 1 February 2011 The information requested is shown in the following table. England and Wales £ billion Financial year Revenue funding and specific grants Capital grant funding Total grant funding 2005-06 8.1 0.2 8.3 2006-07 8.6 0.2 8.8 2007-08 9.0 0.2 9.2 2008-09 9.3 0.2 9.5 2009-10 9.5 0.2 (1)9.8 2010-11 9.7 0.2...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Franchising (17 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...franchise agreements will require operators to provide the contracted level of service. These will be rigorously enforced. Operators will be able to make changes to the timing of train services and may-on a case by case basis-be given greater freedom than now to change frequencies or other elements of the service.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Sex Offenders Register (16 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: The sex offenders register has existed since 1997. Since that time, it has helped the police to protect the public from those most horrific of crimes. Requiring serious sexual offenders to sign the register for life, as they do now, has broad support across the House, but the Supreme Court ruled last April that not granting sex offenders the opportunity to seek a review was a breach of their...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Access to Elected Office Consultation (16 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: ...which might discourage disabled people from putting themselves forward for election. The proposals will apply to: English local elections, Greater London authority (GLA) elections, English mayoral elections, police and crime commissioners and all candidates from all parts of the UK who are seeking elected positions at UK Westminster elections. We would continue to work with colleagues in...

Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Finance (15 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: holding answer 1 February 2011 I refer the right hon. Member to the written ministerial statement of 13 December 2010, Official Report, columns 72-80WS, which outlines provisional and indicative grant allocations to each police authority in each year over the spending review period 2014-15.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Snow and Ice (15 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...rail safety are a matter for the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR), as the independent health and safety regulator of Britain's railways, and relevant rail industry duty holders. The hon. Member may wish to contact the Office of Rail Regulation for further information at the following address: Office of Rail Regulation One Kemble street London WC2B 4AN

Written Answers — Transport: Railway Tracks: Sewage (14 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: The Department for Transport does not hold this information. However, my hon. Friend may wish to contact the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) at the following address to establish what information their members can provide: ATOC Ltd 3rd Floor 40 Bernard Street London WC1N 1BY The Department would like all passenger trains to be fitted with retention toilet systems, an...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Power Sockets (14 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: The Department for Transport acknowledges that the provision of on-board facilities on inter-city rail services including power sockets and wi-fi is attractive to many passengers and may encourage modal shift. However, it is for train operators to decide if there is sufficient value and benefit to passengers to warrant the provision of these facilities on their services.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Departmental Expenditure Limit (2010-11) (14 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: Subject to parliamentary approval of the necessary supplementary estimate, the Home Office's departmental expenditure limits for 2010-11 will be reduced by £46,805,000 from £9,975,064,000 to £9,928,259,000 and the administration budget will be reduced by £2,722,000 from £392,510,000 to £389,788,000. Within the DEL change, the impact on resources and capital are...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Franchising (11 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...in passenger franchise obligations. However, the Department will take freight into full account in franchise specification, and in any reforms to Network Rail and operator relationships that may be implemented as a result of Sir Roy McNulty's recommendations on value for money.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: G6 Meeting (Krakow) (11 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: The informal G6 group of Ministers of the Interior from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and Poland held their most recent meeting in Krakow, Poland on 3- 4 February 2011. The meeting had been postponed from September 2010. The meeting was chaired by the Polish Minister for the Interior, Jerzy Miller. The meeting was divided into two working sessions over one day, both of which were...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Franchising (10 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: We believe that future franchises should generally be for around 15 years but that shorter contracts may be necessary in some circumstances, for example, where major works like Thameslink, will involve significant changes in the configuration of services. Where significant private sector investment is proposed, we are prepared to consider franchises of up to 22.5 years. The significant...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Overcrowding (10 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: In total the Government will deliver more than 2,100 new rail carriages on to the network by May 2019. Of these 1,200 will be for new Crossrail and Thameslink services. This will in turn free up hundreds of existing electric carriages to be deployed on to the newly electrified lines by franchised train operators. In total, there will be at least 1,850 net additional carriages on the network...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (Lord Carlile's Report on its Operation in 2010) (3 Feb 2011)

Theresa May: I am pleased to say that in accordance with section 14(3), 14(4) and 14(5) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, Lord Carlile of Berriew QC has completed the report on the operation of the Act in 2010, which will be laid before the House today. Copies will be available in the Vote Office.

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: ATOL Scheme (3 Feb 2011)

Theresa Villiers: ...existing powers. A consultation on the details of the proposals, including draft secondary legislation, is planned for the spring, with the aim of implementation by late 2011 or early 2012. I believe there may also be a case for new primary legislation to address other issues in the ATOL scheme and will be considering that further in the course of this year.


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