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Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many driving licences her Department and its agencies have (a) requested as proof of identity or for addition of points, (b) received and (c) had reported lost or stolen by (i) the Department or its agencies and (ii) the owner of the licence. 
(b) The vast majority of points that are recorded on Licences are recorded by either the Courts or a Fixed Penalty Office (FPO). Normally the only instance when a Licence would be requested is if the driver is unable to produce the Licence to the Court or FPO.
(ii) Drivers who report a Licence lost or stolen do so by applying for a duplicate Licence. Duplicates may be applied for for other reasons e.g. damage, and our records do not differentiate between the reason for the issue of duplicates.
John Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many driving licences were (a) surrendered and (b) withdrawn following driving accidents caused by epileptic fits in each of the last five years. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: Data are not available in relation to instances when driving accidents have occurred. Data are only available on the overall number of licences surrendered to, or revoked by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) on the grounds of epilepsy in calendar years 2004, 2005 and 2006. The data are broken down to ordinary (car/bike) and vocational (lorry/bus) driving entitlement. The data relate to cases where in the majority of instances, the driver themselves have notified their condition to DVLA.
|Ordinary entitlement||Vocational entitlement|
Jim Fitzpatrick: Information on the number of accidents caused by drivers with specific medical conditions is not collected. Figures relating to reported personal injury road accidents in 2007 will not be available until the end of June 2008.
Jim Fitzpatrick: Data are only available for calendar years 2004, 2005 and 2006. The data are broken down to ordinary (car/bike) and vocational lorry/bus) driving entitlement. The data relate to drivers who have either had their current licences revoked, or applications for a licence refused.
David Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the procedures used when someone has their driving licence returned following earlier withdrawal on health grounds; and whether she plans to review these procedures. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has been considering the effectiveness of all aspects of the system in place in Great Britain for ensuring that drivers are medically fit to drive.
Ms Rosie Winterton: UKspacethe UK industry association for spacecurrently assesses that about 400 highly skilled engineers and technicians are working directly on Galileo and as many as 1,600 posts are dependent on Galileo in the wider supply chain and employment in the UK.
Developing the downstream products and applications for Galileo is where it is expected that the major part of the benefits will occur, and where most jobs are expected to be generated. However it is difficult to be specific about the number of jobs that will become dependent upon the Galileo system in the UK, at this time, as future growth in this sector will depend on the outcome of forthcoming procurement competitions.
Ms Rosie Winterton: The European Commissions most recent review of the Galileo programmes costs, risks, revenues and timetable was published in its Communication of 26 September 2007 entitled: Progressing Galileo: Re-Profiling the European GNSS Programmes and the accompanying staff working document.
Ms Rosie Winterton: Funding for the replenishment of the satellite constellation is included within the €6 billion (roughly £4.3 billion) the Commission estimated in 2007 would be required for the programme over the period 2013-30.
Discussions on how these funds might be sourced and what elements might come from private and public sources will not take place until the programme has advanced to a later stage. We expect the Commission to bring forward proposals for financing future phases of the programme in 2010.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of all recorded (a) delays, (b) cancellations and (c) diversions of passenger rail services under the Greater Western franchise in the last
two years were attributable to (i) track and signalling infrastructure failures and (ii) engineering works for which Network Rail was responsible. 
Mr. Tom Harris: Train performance data for the rail network are collected and processed by Network Rail. The hon. Member should contact Network Rails Chief Executive at the following address for a response to his question:
40 Melton Street
London NW1 2EE
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many and what percentage of passengers forecast to use (a) Heathrow and (b) Gatwick Airports in (i) 2010, (ii) 2020 and (iii) 2030 are forecast to be in transit between an international flight and (A) a domestic and (B) another international flight. 
|Forecast UK terminal passengers (million passengers per annum, mppa) and transfer shares of total|
|Transfer passengers mppa||Transfer passengers (percentage)|
|Total passengers mppa||Domestic to/from international||International to international||Domestic to/from international||International to international|
DfT forecasts of demand at each airport depend on capacity assumptions at all UK airports. These forecasts assume the central White Paper case, including an extra runway and associated terminal capacity at both Stansted and Heathrow.
Mr. Randall: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what meetings she or her Ministers have had with (a) local authority leaders and (b) residents groups to discuss (i) Heathrow Airport expansion and (ii) the rehousing of potentially displaced people; and on what dates. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: Ministers held several meetings with local authorities and residents groups both in the run up to and during the Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport consultation. I met with local authority leaders on 29 October 2007 and 16 January 2008 to discuss issues related to the potential expansion of Heathrow airport. This included the impacts of the proposals on those living near the airport but did not specifically address rehousing of displaced people.
My predecessor met with the Longford Residents Association on 16 January 2006with the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell)and I have since met with residents groups on the following occasions to discuss development at the airport:
21 November 2007: No Third Runway Action Group, Harmonsworth and Sipson Residents Association and Stanwell Moor Residents Association;
30 January 2008: Heathrow Airport Consultative Committee meeting (includes Ealing Aircraft Noise Action Group) and
21 February 2008: Battersea residentswith the hon. Member for Battersea (Martin Linton).
Mr. Randall: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate she has made of the (a) number of new homes required to house people displaced by a potential third runway at Heathrow Airport and (b) the likely costs of such homes. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport consultation closed on 27 February. This stated that a third runway at Heathrow would require additional land, with loss of around 700 properties. If, following this consultation, policy approval is given for a third runway, BAA as the airport operator would be responsible for obtaining the necessary planning approvals, purchasing the additional land and compensating home owners. BAA has estimated that this would cost around £2 billion.
Jim Fitzpatrick: The consultation document Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport published in November 2007 by the Department for Transport includes information on the climate change impacts of the three options which involve an additional runway at Heathrow. The consultation closed on 27 February 2008.
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