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Mr. Jamieson: The A140, from Norwich to the A14 in Suffolk, was detrunked in May 2001 and is now the responsibility of Norfolk and Suffolk county councils. The Councils are jointly developing a route management strategy for the A140, which is expected to be completed later this year. The Strategy will identify a future programme of improvements along this route. Any road
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Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to promote and facilitate local authorities participation in the "In Town Without My Car! Day"; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Jamieson: My Department established a website www.itwmc.gov.uk and appointed a national co-ordinator to give advice to local authorities and others who wish to participate in the European "In Town Without My Car!" campaign on 22 September 2002. The closing date for local authorities to register formal participation is Friday 19 July. By 18 July, 36 authorities had registered.
Mrs. Mahon: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many crashes in which people were (a) killed, (b) seriously injured, (c) slightly injured and (d) not injured on roads in England and Wales were caused by a driver who was over the drink-drive limit in each of the last 10 years. 
Mr. Jamieson: Estimates of the numbers of road accidents in Great Britain which involved personal injury and where at least one driver was over the drink-drive limit are given in the table. Information on the number of accidents involving drink-driving where injuries did not occur is not available.
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Mr. Jamieson: The Department does not keep information on the exact overall numbers of harbours in the UK. There are 74 Fishery Harbours in England and 21 in Wales, listed in Schedule 4 to the Sea Fish Industry Act 1951. Responsibility for fishery harbours in Scotland is a devolved matter and related questions should therefore be addressed to the Scottish Parliament.
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Mr. Jamieson: Fishery Harbours in England and Wales are designated by virtue of being listed in Schedule 4 of the Sea Fish Industry Act 1951. There is no process of designating general harbours. Responsibility for harbour legislation in Scotland is a devolved matter and related questions should therefore be addressed to the Scottish Parliament.
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions he has had with the Deputy Prime Minister on the transport implications of the Deputy Prime Minister's oral statement on housing of 18 July. 
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to revise (a) the 10-Year Transport Plan and (b) the SRA 10-Year Plan to accord with the Deputy Prime Minister's oral statement on housing strategy on 18 July. 
Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what guarantee he has had from the French Government that previous levels of cross channel rail freight will be resumed; and when he expects the full and reliable 100 services each way each week to be achieved. 
Mr. Spellar: After their meeting on 12 July, my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary and the French Interior Minister announced that they would visit in September to confirm the effectiveness of security measures taken to ensure normal service.
Mr. Jamieson: The Strategic Rail Authority set out in its Freight Strategy last year the detailed plans for achieving the significant rail freight growth envisaged by the Government's 10-year plan for Transport. During the financial year 200102, the first full year of the plan, the amount of rail freight moved has grown by 9 per cent.
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Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much revenue has been lost by train operating companies in each of the past five years as a result of (a) no staff being available to collect fares on services and (b) staff being unable to proceed along trains owing to overcrowding. 
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what figures he has collated relating to the (a) punctuality and (b) reliability of trains as given under the former Passenger's Charter measure, in each of the last three years. 
Mr. Jamieson [holding answer 18 July 2002]: Passenger's Charter data are still published by individual TOCs but are no longer collated by the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA). They have been superseded by Public Performance Measure (PPM) which, unlike the Passengers' Charter data covers all trains, on all lines, all days of the week.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will place a copy of the speech made by the Minister for Transport on 20 June to the annual rail freight conference in the Library. 
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Mr. Jamieson: The prioritised programme for rail investment was set out in the SRA's Strategic Plan. Individual investment projects within programmes such as the Rail Passenger Partnership fund and the freight grant scheme are appraised on an on-going basis.
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