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Somerton and Frome
Tiverton and Honiton
Torridge and West Devon
Truro and St. Austell
East Worthing and Shoreham
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to her written ministerial statement of 26 February 2008, Official Report, columns 73-4WS, on First Great Western franchise, (1) whether First Great Western will continue to report every month to her on its 40-point Recovery Plan; 
Mr. Tom Harris: First Great Western will continue to report each four-week period on the outcomes of its performance improvement activities. All franchised train operating companies provide a four-weekly report on the outcomes of their Joint Performance Improvement Plans.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to her Written Ministerial Statement of 26 February 2008, Official Report, columns 73-4WS, on First Great Western franchise, what her assessment is of passenger satisfaction on the First Great Western line. 
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to her Written Ministerial Statement of 26 February 2008, Official Report, columns 73-4WS, on First Great Western franchise, whether she has required First Great Western to consult passengers on the targets and requirements of their Remedial Plan. 
Mr. Tom Harris: The Secretary of State has not required First Great Western to consult passengers on the targets and requirements of the Remedial Plan. However, the Secretary of State looks to First Great Western to consult passengers when developing its proposals for detailed implementation of the Passenger Benefits Package.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if she will consolidate the technical reports released in conjunction with Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport into a single document for publication. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: During the consultation, a CD was available which contained all the consultation documents, including the technical documents. However, we have no plans to consolidate the 14 technical reports into one publication.
Jim Fitzpatrick: An assessment of the possible impact of additional Heathrow capacity on tourism is set out in the Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport Consultation Document, Annex B: Impact Assessment (para 2.43 - 2.47).
Mr. Graham Stuart: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many times car journeys have been made across the Humber bridge in each of the last 10 years; and if she will make a statement. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The Humber bridge is the responsibility of the Humber Bridge Board, which is made up from members of the Humberside local authorities. The Humber Bridge Board publishes traffic statistics on its website:
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| Notes: Class 1: Motorcycles. Class 2: Cars and light vans up to 3.5 tonne gross weight. Motor caravans. Class 3: Light vans up to 7.5 tonne gross weight. Vehicles in class 2 above with trailer. Small buses (seating for 9-16 passengers). Class 4: HGV2 axles. Large buses (seating for 17+). Class 5: HGV3 axles. Class 6: HGV4+ axles.|
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the Answer to the hon. Member for Bromley of 20 February 2008, Official Report, column 735W, on Itis Holdings, what the (a) date and (b) purpose was of each payment made to Itis Holdings between 1 February 2005 and 31 January 2008, broken down by source of payment. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 14 March 2008]: The date, purpose and source of the payments made by the Department of Transport and its agencies to Itis Holdings Ltd. between 1 February 2005 and 31 January 2008 is as follows:
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1. Data (as in January 2005 data for DfT(C)) refers to Global Positioning System (GPS) location data, used for congestion monitoring;
2. HA is the Highways Agency and DfT(C) is the central Department for Transport.
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