Department for Transport

written question – answered on .

Alert me about debates like this

  • Railways: Timetables

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 6 June 2018 to Question 148967, when it became apparent that Govia Thameslink Railway was unable to deliver all planned...

  • Regional Airports: Air Routes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) domestic and (b) international routes have ceased operating at regional airports since 2015.

  • Network Rail: Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect on small and medium sized businesses of Network Rail’s decision to sell its commercial property business.

  • Northern: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the number of trains cancelled in April by Arriva Rail North has put it in default on its franchise obligations.

  • Train Operating Companies: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 15 May 2003 to Question 113237 on rail strikes, whether rail franchise agreements still contain clauses to allow train...

  • Northern: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what provision there is in the current Northern Rail franchise agreement for the train operator to be reimbursed by the government for revenues lost...

  • Northern: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether Arriva Rail North has asked the Government to reimburse it for revenues lost as a result of industrial action; and if he will make a statement.

  • Northern: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether Transport for the North or Rail North have agreed any claim by Arriva Rail North to reimburse it for revenues lost as a result of industrial...

  • Northern: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government is required to seek the agreement of (a) Transport for the North and (b) Rail North in the event that Arriva Rail North seeks...

  • Northern: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether Transport for the North or Rail North were consulted in respect of any request by Arriva Rail North to be reimbursed for revenues lost as a...

  • Northern: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on whom the cost of compensating passengers inconvenienced by the emergency timetable introduced on Northern Rail falls.

  • Railways: Trees

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many trees have been felled alongside rail lines since June 2017.

  • Railway Stations: Brighton

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of people who use Preston Park Station on a (a) week and (b) weekend day at (i) peak times and (ii) off peak...

  • Govia Thameslink Railway: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Govia Thameslink Railways trains that have been removed temporarily from the May 2018 timetable will continue to appear on (a) train...

  • Southern

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how long the training is for drivers to learn new routes on Southern services arising from the new timetable; and what proportion of the route...

  • Govia Thameslink Railway

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Govia Thameslink Railway on that company's standards for driver training of new routes; what assessment he has made...

  • Network Rail

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Office for Rail and Road in (a) monitoring and (b) regulating the performance of...

  • Railways: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his Department in its monitoring of the performance of (a) Arriva Rail North and (b) Govia...

  • Rail Delivery Group: Membership

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much (a) Network Rail and (b) Direct Rail Services have spent on Rail Delivery Group membership fees since October 2016.

  • Rail Delivery Group: Membership

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to instruct the Office for Rail and Road to review the licence conditions of (a) Network Rail, (b) passenger operators and (c)...

  • Rail Delivery Group: Membership

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the (a) benefits and (b) value for money of the licence conditions for (i) Network Rail, (ii) passenger operators and...

  • Railways: North of England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of upgrades to the Northern Trans-Pennine routes on the availability of paths for (a) intermodal and (b)...

  • Lakeside Energy from Waste

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of how long the relocation of Lakeside Energy from Waste will take in the event of a third runway being...

  • Heathrow Airport: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the water bodies required to prevent a deterioration of water body status in the event of a third...

  • Lakeside Waste From Energy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has identified waste disposal facilities in south-east England with like-for-like spare capacity to deal with the closure of...

  • Heathrow Airport: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the expansion of Heathrow Airport on the (a) economy of (i) the West Midlands, (ii) Birmingham and (b)...

  • Railways: Season Tickets

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Passenger Rail Usage statistics, published by the Office for Road and Rail on...

  • Railways: Season Tickets

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take into account the Passenger Rail Usage statistics, published by the Office of Road and Rail on 14 June 2018 on season ticket usage, in...

  • Railways: Timetables

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to assess whether (a) GTR and (b) Northern met their contractual obligations in the planning and implementation of...

  • Heathrow Airport: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an estimate of the Co2 emissions resulting from the construction of a third runway at Heathrow.

  • Heathrow Airport

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect on the global competitiveness of Heathrow Airport of an increase in landing charges at...

  • Regional Airports

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Table 3.7 of the Department for Transport’s Updated Appraisal Report Airport Capacity in the South East and pursuant to his...

  • Heathrow Airport Limited

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Written Ministerial Statement of 11 June 2018 on Contingency Liability: Notification (HCWS748), whether his Department’s...

  • Heathrow Airport Limited

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an estimate on the level of debt liable to the public purse in the event that the Airports National Policy Statement...

  • Heathrow Airport: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the strength of the steel industry of the commitment by Heathrow Airport Limited to follow...

  • High Speed Two: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 15 June 2018 to Question 152623 on High Speed Two: Staff, if he will publish the (a) salary scales of those new employees...

  • Bus Services: Concessions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the age at which each issuing local authority offers older person's bus passes for (a) women and (b) men.

  • High Speed 2 Railway Line

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the notice to proceed on the main civils works concept and design stage of High Speed 2 Phase 1 has been extended from November 2018 to June...

  • High Speed 2 Railway Line

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the initial cost estimates for the four joint ventures working on the seven packages of the civils works contracts on High Speed 2 Phase 1...

  • High Speed 2 Railway Line

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much has been paid to each of the four joint ventures working on High Speed 2 Phase 1.

  • Trailers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has signed confidentiality agreements with businesses involved in the trials of longer semi-trailers; and if he will make a...

  • Trailers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department's trial of longer semi-trailers of travel on (a) urban and (b) minor roads, what assessment he has made of the effect...

  • Trailers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the mileage driven on (a) urban and (b) rural minor roads in (i) England, (ii) Scotland and (iii) Wales was of longer semi-trailers in his...

  • Heathrow Airport: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment has his Department made of the effect of Heathrow expansion on airport capacity in (a) the South East and (b) Stansted Airport.

  • South Western Railway: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 15 May 2003 to Question 113237 on rail strikes, whether (a) he and (b) officials of his Department have had...

  • South Western Railway: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 15 May 2003 to Question 113237 on rail strikes, whether South Western Railway has made an application in the last...