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Mr. Hands: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many fatalities have been caused by road traffic accidents in London in each of the last five years, broken down by London borough; and if she will make a statement. 
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Mr. Boris Johnson:
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many road accidents resulting in the death of a cyclist were recorded in each London
borough (a) in total and (b) involving cyclists under the age of (i) 11 and (ii) 16 years in each year since 2000. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: A table showing the number of reported personal injury road accidents resulting in at least one pedal cyclist fatality in each London borough (a) in total and (b) involving pedal cyclist fatalities under the age of (i) 11 and (ii) 16 years in each year since 2000 has been deposited in the Libraries of the House.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if she will ensure that people who have to travel regularly to hospital are exempted from road user charging under the provisions of the Local Transport Bill. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The Government believe that the detailed design of local road pricing schemes is best decided at local level. However, we have given guidance to local authorities that scheme design will need to identify at-risk groups and consider how any negative impacts on these groups could be minimised or mitigated.
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 7 January 2008, Official Report, column 15W, on South West Trains, what percentage of the mainline express fleet class 442 rolling stock units represented before their withdrawal. 
Mr. Tom Harris: Twenty four Class 442 units were taken off lease before the start of the Stagecoach South Western Trains franchise that commenced in February 2007. The class 442s represented 10 per cent. of South West Trains mainline fleet in unit number terms under the previous franchise. No class 442s ran in service under Stagecoach South Western Trains.
Mrs. James: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate she has made of the cost to the economy of assaults on staff in the (a) bus and coach, (b) rail, (c) shipping and (d) transport industry in 2007-08. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The Department has not undertaken any estimation of the costs of transport staff assaults to the economy in 2007-08. However, the Department is currently undertaking research into the costs of crime committed on public transport, and the costs of staff assaults is one of the categories being investigated within this piece of research.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families on encouraging alternatives to car use for taking children to school. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The Secretary of State for Transport is happy to provide reassurance that there have been no meetings to which the hon. Lady has not been invited with the shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families or indeed any other of her colleagues in the shadow Cabinet. The Secretary of State for Transport has met with the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families to discuss a range of issues, including travel to school.
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