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Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many speed cameras there are in England and Wales, broken down by borough; how much money has been raised in fines, broken down by borough, since the installation of each camera; and if he will make a statement. 
The Department's information on fines following offences detected by safety cameras relates to the totals for safety camera partnerships, and not to individual camera sites or boroughs. Information on the total fine receipts and number of fines for each partnership for the last audited year 200304 is available on the Department's website of responses to Freedom of Information requests.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 16 June 2005, Official Report, column 537W, on traffic accidents (London), if he will set out the equivalent figures for the London borough of Sutton in 1985. 
The Department has commissioned an extensive programme of road safety research covering a wide range of topics, including the development and evaluation of a variety of traffic calming measures designed to reduce vehicle speeds and road accidents.
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These evaluations have helped to develop guidance and best practice which is set out in Traffic Advisory Leaflets and other publications.
The Department's Traffic Calming Bibliography, Traffic Advisory Leaflet 2/05 published in January this year, lists the main items of published advice and research into the design, use and effectiveness of traffic calming measures. Copies of this leaflet have been placed in the House Library.
A Local Transport Note on Traffic Calming is being drafted. This will summarise existing information on the design and effectiveness of traffic calming measures. The Department hopes to publish this Local Transport Note later this year.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he intends to lay regulations under section 6 (Civil Enforcement of Traffic Contraventions) of the Traffic Management Act 2004; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Geoffrey Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment his Department has made of the effect on (a) carbon dioxide and (b) other exhaust pollutants of the 25 foot turning circle of London taxis. 
Dr. Ladyman: The Highways Agency is currently developing a scheme to improve the A14 around Kettering. The Regional Spatial Strategy for the East Midlands, published in March 2005 gives the implementation date for this scheme as between 2017 and 2021. The implementation date is the time at which the road is open to traffic and the start of construction will be two-three years prior to this. This is in line with the Secretary of State's announcement on the multi-modal study in July 2003 although the precise timing of the scheme will be subject to availability of funding and satisfactory completion of statutory procedures.
Transport in London is primarily the responsibility of the Mayor and Transport for London (TfL). In October 2004, TfL published a five year,
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£10 billion investment programme designed to delivery infrastructure improvements through to 2010.
For Kent and Surrey, the county councils and the unitary authority for the Medway area assessed local transport infrastructure needs in the Local Transport Plans (LTPs) that they produced in 2000. Over the past five years, the Department has allocated £150 million for expenditure in Kent and £124 million for Surrey to support delivery of local schemes. These figures cover local authority capital expenditure on major projects (costing over £5 million) and on programmes of smaller schemes, but they exclude expenditure on rail schemes and on Highways Agency schemes on its motorway and trunk road network.
Local transport authorities outside London are due to submit new provisional LTPs, covering the 20062011 period, to the department by the end of July 2005, with final versions following by the end of March 2006.
Dr. Ladyman: The Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science estimated that, in 2004, there were some 0.5m vehicles in use that, while taxed, were not registered to their current keepers. DVLA's own database of vehicles for which there is no current keeper contains some 2.9m records, both taxed and untaxed. Whilst the majority of these vehicles will no longer be on the road (but DVLA has not been notified that they have been scrapped), DVLA makes the database available to police forces for use in conjunction with their Automatic Number Plate Reader system.
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) applications and (b) renewals were processed by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in Swansea in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the average time taken to process (a) applications and (b) renewals at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in Swansea was in the last year for which figures are available. 
Dr. Ladyman: In 200405, 98.4 per cent. of the 978,462 first applications for a driving licence were processed by DVLA within eight working days (date of receipt at the Agency to date of delivery to the customer's address). This bettered the target set for processing 98 per cent. of first applications within eight working days.
Mr. Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many complaints were received regarding problems in the processing of applications and renewals at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in Swansea in each of the last five years. 
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