Stephen Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many passengers took flights from London Heathrow Airport to (a) Birmingham, (b) Manchester, (c) Edinburgh and (d) Glasgow in each of the last three years. 
|Passengers from London Heathrow to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester
|(1) There are no flights between London Heathrow and Birmingham.
DFT analysis of Civil Aviation Authority data.
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the 10 highest payments made by her Department were under property compensation cases brought against it over the last 12 months for which figures are available; which of the cases were (a) contested and (b) uncontested by her Department; and what the nature of each incident was. 
All payments arise out of claims for compensation for the acquisition or temporary use of land required for the construction of a new or altered highway. The amount of each payment was determined in accordance with the Compensation Code (made up of statute, case law and established practice) and agreed with the affected landowner following negotiations with the Highways Agency's independent valuer. None of the claims were contested in the Lands Tribunal.
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Prime Minister sets the criteria for cars for use by Ministers. Currently, Cabinet Ministers may choose either a diesel powered Jaguar XJ or a Toyota Prius hybrid. Other Ministers may also choose from a Toyota Prius, a Honda Civic hybrid or any other suitable car with a CO2 emission of 185 g/km or less.
Mr. Redwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of staff of her Department and its agencies did not receive the maximum bonus possible under a bonus scheme applying to them in the last two years. 
|Percentage of employees receiving less than maximum bonus
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the standard retirement age in her Department is; and how many people worked beyond the standard retirement age in each of the last five years. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The standard retirement age in the Department for Transport is 65. Prior to 2006 the standard retirement age was 60. The numbers of staff that worked beyond the standard retirement age in each of the last five years is as follows:
|Standard retirement age
|Staff working beyond standard retirement age
|(1) The figure for staff working beyond the standard retirement age in 2004 excludes staff working in the Driving Standards Agency. Due to a change of system in the agency in that year a reliable figure is not available.
The information for GCDA could only be provided at disproportionate cost. DSA only began recording mileage figures in 2006-07. Information for the previous year could only be provided at disproportionate cost.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many letters and other representations were received by her Department in the course of the consultation process Adding Value at Heathrow; and what proportion of the reply letters sent out by the Heathrow Consultation Team stated that it would not be possible to provide the answers to the individual issues raised. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 23 June 2008]: Over 65,000 responses have been received to the Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport consultation. These included responses received as letters, emails, postcards and response forms, sent either direct to the Department or to the designated freepost address of our response handling agents.
A number of the responses received by the Department asked questions relating to the consultation issues and we replied to 229 stating that it will not be possible to provide you with answers to the individual issues raised. However, all responses have been carefully analysed and the report on this will be made available alongside ministerial decisions, which are expected later this year. These decisions will take account of all the evidence, including responses to the consultation.
Stephen Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 17 June 2008, Official Report, column 791W, to the hon. Member for Chipping Barnet, on Heathrow airport: security, how many times her Department has conducted (a) announced and (b) unannounced security inspections and audits (i) prior to and (ii) since the opening of Heathrow Terminal 5; and what the date was of each inspection and audit. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Department monitors the level of compliance through its programme of regular inspections and audits. This activity is predominantly unannounced inspectors seek corrective action from industry where appropriate. We worked closely with Heathrow airport in the lead up to the opening of T5, and have undertaken regular monitoring activity since passenger flights commenced. However, it would not be appropriate to discuss the details of this activity.
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the highest 10 payments made by her Department in settlement of personal injury claims brought against it were over the last 12 months for which figures are available; which of those cases were (a) contested and (b) uncontested by the Department; and what the nature of the incident was in each case. 
|Nature of incident
|Contested Y es /N o
|Settlement amount (£000)
1. These figures exclude the costs reimbursed to the claimants.
2. No claim was paid without first obtaining relevant evidence and negotiating a settlement figure.