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Mr. Jamieson: The Secretary of State for Transport is guided by the criteria laid down in the Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Investigation) Regulations 1999. These define "accidents" but do not categorise them in degrees of severity. There is no definition of "significant" accident.
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to his answer of 1 July 2002, Official Report, column 104W, on the Urban Bus Challenge Fund, if he will list the wards served by the projects which were given awards as part of the Urban Bus Challenge. 
Mr. Jamieson: Over 120 wards will benefit from projects to be supported following success in last year's Urban Bus Challenge competition. The information on wards served contained in the bids submitted is as shown in the table. In some cases, as indicated, the area to be served is not specified in terms of ward boundaries.
|Authority||Title of bid approved||Wards specified|
|Blackpool||Lifestyle line||Park, Clifton.|
|Bristol||Lawrence Weston Transport Group||Kingsweston.|
|Essex||Harlow Community Transport dial a ride||n/a|
|Greater Manchester||Wythenshawe demand response service||Baguley, Benchill, Brooklands, Sharston, Woodhouse Park.|
|Oldham bus service||Werneth, Hollinwood.|
|Halton||Daresbury Park bus service||n/a|
|Hampshire||Leigh Park Links||Warren Park.|
|Hartlepool||Improved transport and infrastructure||St. Hilda, Brus, Hart, Dyke House, Stranton, Rosmere, Jackson Brinkburn, Rift House, Seaton.|
|Lancashire||Skelmersdale demand responsive transit||Tanhouse, Digmorr, Moorside.|
|Leicester||Community service for Braunstone||Braunstone North.|
|Merseyside||Atlantic Gateway demand response service; Huyton/Prescot demand response service; Kirby/Gillmoss demand response service||Cantril Farm, Cherryfield, Halewood East, Halewood South, Halewood West, Kirkby Central, Kirkby Park, Knowsley Park, Longview, Northwood, Prescot East, Prescot West, Princess, Roby, St. Gabriels, St. Michaels, Tower Hill, Whiston North, Whiston South, Allerton, Anfield, Arundel, Breckfield, Childwall, Church (Liverpool), Clubmoor, County, Croxteth, Dovecot, Everton, Gillmoss, Granby, Kensington, Melrose, Netherley, Picton, Pirrie, Smithdown, Speke, St. Mary's, Tuebrook, Valley, Vauxhall, Warbreck, Church (Sefton), Derby, Ford, Linacre, Litherland, Netherton, Orrell, St. Oswald, Rainhill.|
|Norfolk||(Joint proposal with Suffolk) Lowestoft corridor bus||n/a|
|Northumberland||Connecting Blyth||Cowpen, Plessey, Kitty Brewster, Croft.|
|Nottinghamshire||Mansfield access to employment||Forest Town, Lindhurst, Oak Tree, Ravenscroft.|
|Plymouth||East/West corridor link||City Centre, Cattedown, Hoe.|
|South Yorkshire||Parson Cross community bus service||Southey Green, Owlerton, Nethershire.|
|Stoke on Trent||Health demand response||Burslem Central, Burslem Grange, Turnstall North.|
|Telford and Wrekin||Integrated Taxi Network||n/a|
|Thurrock||Demand response service||Tilbury Riverside, Tilbury St. Chads, Grays Riverside, Grays Thurrock, Ockendon, Corringham West, Corringham and Fobbing, Belhus, West Thurrock, Chafford Hundred, Stanford-le-Hope East, Stanford-le-Hope West, Little Thurrock Blackshots, Little Thurrock Rectory.|
|Transport for London||Improved access for staff, patients and visitors to Hammersmith, Queens Charlotte and Charing Cross Hospitals||North Fulham, White City and Shepherds Bush.|
|Tyne and Wear||West Newcastle better access to employment opportunities||Elswick, Newburn, Blakelaw.|
|Warwickshire||Camp Hill provision to employment opportunities||Camp Hill.|
|West Midlands||Birchfield provision of community bus||Aston.|
|Community transport for prison visitors||n/a|
|Dudley, provision of school mini bus service||Castle and Priory, St. Thomas's, Netherton and Woodside.|
|West Yorkshire||East Leeds access to employment opportunities||Richmond Hill, Hunslet, Seacroft, Whinmoor.|
|Leeds Buddying scheme||n/a|
|Worcestershire||High frequency cross-city bus service and demand responsive orbital minibus||n/a|
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Mr. Jamieson: The table details the number of vehicle excise duty evaders against whom enforcement has been taken in each of the last five years. The table breaks down the enforcement action into three categoriesthose who have settled out of court, those who have been prosecuted, and those who have been encouraged to relicense as a result of enforcement action.
|Year||Out of court settlements||Prosecutions||Voluntary relicensing||Totals|
Andrew Selous: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what risk assessment has been made regarding the safety of sub-aqua divers from Portland and Weymouth should the search and rescue helicopter at Portland be moved to Lee-on-Solent. 
This analysis has demonstrated that the national criteria for response to all incidents, including sub-aqua divers, would still be met for the very high, high and medium risk areas within the Portland and Weymouth area. However, no decisions have been made about the future location of the helicopter.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what changes have been recently made to restrictions on public access to the personal details of the registered owner of a vehicle; and if he will make a statement. 
The law allows keeper details to be made available to the police, to local authorities, for enforcement activities and to anyone who can demonstrate 'reasonable cause' for their request. All 'reasonable cause' applications must be in writing and be supported by witness details, police crime numbers, insurance claim details and repair bills.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which local authorities have carried out child road safety audits as part of their road safety plans; and what measures have been taken to implement them. 
Mr. Jamieson: We do not have information from local authorities categorically stating that they conduct child safety audits. However, it is unlikely that many do not conduct the principles of audit. At its simplest, it means that local authorities should know where their child casualties are occurring, take measures to address the problem and monitor the results. Authorities are required
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to set local casualty reduction targets which should reflect the national targets. How they meet those targets are for local determination and the precise measures employed will depend upon local circumstances.
Mr. Jamieson [holding answer 11 July 2002]: There is a proposal for such a scheme, the Lower Lea Valley Spine Road. This is the London borough of Newham's responsibility, not the Government's. Further information may be obtained from:
Head of Environmental Engineering Services
The Environment Department
London Borough of Newham Council
25 Nelson Street
London E6 6EH.
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