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Mr. Evans: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent estimate he has made of the number of 17 to 21-year-olds using motor vehicles on the road network without insurance; and if he will make a statement. 
Paul Clark: There is no estimate of total numbers of 17 to 21-year-olds using a vehicle without motor insurance. In 2006 (latest figures available), based on court findings of those found guilty for the offence, 53,361 offenders were under age 21.
Recent estimates from a comparison of the vehicle registration data held on the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency's (DVLA) database with the database of insured vehicles maintained by the Motor Insurers' Bureau indicate uninsured driving in the region of 4 per cent. overall.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many East Midland Trains rail services have been delayed due to (a) rail works and (b) system failures in each of the last five years. 
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Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport (1) whether the Secretary of State has had discussions with First Capital Connect on disruptions to the Sunday service on the Great Northern Line on 7 November 2009; 
Chris Mole: Ministers have not had discussions with First Capital Connect concerning disruption to the Great Northern route on Sunday 8 November 2009 or disruption to the rail services through New Barnet and Oakleigh Park. First Capital Connect has discussed its plans for dealing with disruptions to services on both the Great Northern and Thameslink routes including services to New Barnet and Oakleigh Park with officials in the Department for Transport. First Capital Connect made these plans available to the travelling public via its website and other communication channels.
Mr. Khan: Powered mobility scooters or powered wheelchairs (referred to as "invalid carriages" in legislation) have to comply with specific statutory requirements set down in the Use of Invalid Carriages on the Highway Regulations 1988 in order to be used on the public highway. These regulations divide powered mobility vehicles into two main categories. The Class 2 type can travel at speeds of up to 4mph and is primarily intended for use on the pavement. The unladen weight should not exceed 113.4 kilograms. The Class 3 type can travel at speeds of up to 8mph and can be used on both roads and pavements. Class 3 scooters must have the facility to be driven at no more than 4mph when used on the footpath. The unladen weight should not exceed 150 kilograms. Class 3 vehicles are further required to be registered with the DVLA for use on public roads and display a "nil duty" tax disc.
The regulations also subject Class 2 and Class 3 vehicles to requirements concerning lighting, their means of stopping and to requirements to enable vehicle users to have a full view of traffic and the road ahead.
Mr. Evans: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many vehicular collisions involving mobility scooters have occurred on roads in (a) Ribble Valley constituency, (b) Lancashire and (c) England in each of the last five years. 
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what consideration he is giving to the promotion of carbon emission reductions for heavy duty vehicles; and what percentage of carbon emissions heavy duty vehicles account for. 
Mr. Khan: "Low Carbon Transport: A Greener Future" sets out our transport carbon reduction strategy. Pages 44 to 49 cover HGV and bus technology, while pages 62 to 84 cover our policies promoting smarter choices across all modes.
Bill Wiggin: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport (1) what estimate he has made of levels of use of (a) cars and (b) buses in urban areas in the latest period for which figures are available; 
|Estimated average number of trips per person per year, by mode, for residents of urban areas in Great Britain in 2008|
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|London b oroughs||Metropolitan built up areas||Other urban areas: population over 250,000||Urban areas: population 25,000 to 250,000||Urban areas: population 10,000 to 25,000||Urban areas: 3,000 to 10,000||All urban areas|
|(1) Sample sizes are too small for reliable estimates.|
National Travel Survey
Bill Wiggin: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what consideration was given to including motorcycle policy in his Department's report, "Low carbon transport: a greener future". 
Mr. Khan: The measures set out in "Low Carbon Transport: A Greener Future", the Department's carbon reduction strategy, mean that transport will make a major contribution to meeting the Government's carbon reduction commitments. Motorcycles were not specifically identified in the report, because of their relatively small contribution to total greenhouse gas emissions. We are however currently working with stakeholders on a revising the Motorcycling Strategy, which will consider ways of facilitating motorcycling as a choice of travel within a safe and sustainable transport framework.
Susan Kramer: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport whether any changes are planned to the night flight regime at Heathrow Airport (a) during and (b) after the London 2012 Olympics. 
Paul Clark: No decisions have been taken about night flights either during the 2012 Olympics or after October 2012, when the current regime is due to end. The number of movements after 2012 will be subject to public consultation before any decision is made.
Susan Kramer: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport whether any changes are planned to the level of helicopter activity permitted over London (a) during and (b) after the London 2012 Olympics. 
Paul Clark: The Government are working with the Civil Aviation Authority, NATS (the en-route air navigation services provider) and aviation industry stakeholders to look at all aspects of airspace management for the 2012 Games. This work is at an early stage and no firm decisions have yet been made.
Chris Ruane: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what park and ride schemes have been established in each of the last five years; and which existing schemes have been extended in each of those years. 
Mr. Khan: The following schemes costing over £5 million, which are or include a Park and Ride element, have been or are being funded by the Department for Transport in England over the last five years.
Durham Park and Ride (Durham county council)
Scarborough Integrated Transport Scheme (North Yorkshire county council)
Bridlington Integrated Transport Scheme (East Riding of Yorkshire county council)
Salisbury Transport Package-Petersfinger Park and Ride (Wiltshire county council).
In addition, the Department provides capital funding to local transport authorities for small transport improvements-£589 million in 2009-10. Funding is not ring-fenced and local authorities have discretion to spend allocations in line with their priorities, including on new or extended Park and Ride sites.
West Brompton (1999)
Horwich Parkway (1999)
Braintree Freeport (1999)
Luton Airport Parkway (1999)
Dunfermline Queen Margaret (2000)
Wavertree Technology Park (2000)
Lea Green (2000)
Warwick Parkway (2000)
Edinburgh Park (2003)
Chandlers Ford (2003)
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