To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which contractors her Department uses to undertake cleaning duties; and what the hourly rates of pay are for cleaners working in the Department. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 10 September 2008]: The requested information is provided in the following table:
DVLA entered into a private finance initiative contract with Land Securities Trillium (LST) in 2005 for the provision of cleaning and a wide range of facilities managed services. LST work with three cleaning service partners across the DVLA portfolio and these are: OCSOne Complete Solution; MITIE Managed Services; and ISS
Government Car and Despatch Agency
Lancaster Office Cleaning
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Shield Service Group
Wrightway Office Cleaners
Associated Cleaning Contractors
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Vehicle and Operator Services Agency
Vehicle Certification Agency
(1) The information requested is commercially confidential. (2) Service is contracted out. (3) The information requested can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Departmental Motor Vehicles
Mr. Peter Ainsworth:
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the (a) cost and (b) quantity of fuel used by her Departments road vehicles was in the last 12 months. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 10 September 2008]: The requested information where available is as follows:
(1) Included within Government Car and Despatch Agency. (2) Includes fuel purchased for hire cars, used when all Air Accidents Investigation Branch vehicles are committed. Hire cars were used heavily during late January and February this year during the major Heathrow accident. (3) Data relate to financial year 2007-08. (4) This includes fuel purchased using company fuel cards and hire car refills. Fuel purchased through employees travel and subsistence claims cannot be identified separately. The Driving Standards Agency fleet of vehicles is comprised of cars, motorcycles, PCVs and LGVs. (5) Per annum estimate. (6) The information requested can only be provided at disproportionate cost.
Heavy Goods Vehicles
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many offences of vehicle overloading by (a) overseas and (b) UK hauliers have been detected by weigh in motion sensors each quarter since their initial deployment. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 10 September 2008]: The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) does not record the total number of overloading offences by overseas or UK hauliers detected by Weigh In Motion Sensors (WIMS). A new system is being investigated to enable VOSA to record this information nationally in future.
However, the following prohibition figures are from sites since WIMS has been installed and while they have been manned by enforcement officers:
Location: Dartford tunnel approach A282 Dartford Kent