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Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on traffic initiatives designed to integrate road users via shared space initiatives. 
Paul Clark: In the late 1990s, the Department for Transport commissioned research into home zones and quiet lanes, which are forms of shared space in residential streets and rural roads respectively. The research involved evaluating pilot schemes to assist in developing subsequent legislation and guidance.
We have also evaluated shared space research, commissioned by the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association and home zones research, commissioned by the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee. Both projects identified the difficulties faced by some disabled people in these environments.
Jim Fitzpatrick: Tables showing the number of (a) accidents (b) fatalities and (c) injuries resulting from reported personal injury road accidents in each police force area in Great Britain from 1997 to 2007 have been deposited in the Libraries of the House.
Stephen Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) accidents and (b) deaths on rural roads involving uninsured drivers there were in each (i) local authority area and (ii) constituency in each year since 1997. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: Tables showing the numbers of deaths on rural roads in each local authority area and constituency resulting from reported personal injury road accidents in Great Britain from 1997 to 2007 have been deposited in the Libraries of the House.
Should the council, in liaison with Castle Point borough council, decide to promote such a scheme, it would need to obtain the East of England region's agreement to prioritise the scheme for funding within its regional funding allocation for major transport schemes.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he plans to take to assess the appropriateness of arrangements for stockpiling and distribution of salt and grit for use on roads in cold weather. 
Paul Clark: I refer the hon. Member to the Secretary of State for Transport's written ministerial statement of 12 March 2009, Official Report, columns 29-32WS, which advised that the UK Roads Liaison Group had been asked to review the lessons learnt in respect of the supply and stock holding of salt for use on roads during the recent period of adverse weather.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what road (a) safety, (b) user and (c) congestion datasets held by his Department supply data, broken down by (i) constituency, (ii) local authority, (iii) county and (iv) region. 
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|(1) With the exception of contributory factor data and drink and drive data, which are only available at Government office region level.|
(2) Local highway authority.
(3) Data are available by road section and some road sections may cover more than one Government office region.
(4) Currently, urban congestion data are published for the 10 largest urban areas in England, which are combinations of local authority areas.
(5) Some limited results can be supplied at this level for some local authorities and counties, where sample sizes are sufficient to produce robust estimates.
(6) Vehicles over 3.5 tonnes gross weight
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will place in the Library a copy of the most recent guidance issued by his Department to local authorities on the use of safety cameras. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Department for Transport issued DFT Circular 01/2007, guidance on the deployment of speed and red light cameras on 31 January 2007. The guidance was placed in the Library of the House and is also available on the Departments website.
Paul Clark: The Impact Assessment in the recently published consultation Improving Access to Taxis' assesses costs and issues in relation to accessible taxis, as well as the taxi trade, customers and local authorities. The impacts on the wider transport system have not been assessed.
Paul Clark: The Department for Transport is currently consulting on this issue. The consultation document Improving Access to Taxis' was published on 2 February 2009 and explores the ways of improving access to taxis by disabled people.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many offences (a) in total and (b) of violence against the person, (c) sexual offences, (d) robbery, (e) burglary, (f) against vehicles, (g) other forms of theft, (h) fraud and forgery, (ii) criminal damage and (j) related to drugs have been recorded by the British Transport Police in each year since 1998-99. 
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Greg Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what requirements have been placed on EDF regarding the disposal of potential nuclear sites as a result of the sale of British Energy. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: The obligations for EDF to sell certain potential nuclear new build sites are as set out in the Sites Undertaking entered into between EDF and HM Government, copies of which were placed in the Library of the House on 24 September 2008. The European Commission as part of its clearance of the acquisition of British Energy has received certain undertakings from EDF that are slightly different from those agreed in the Sites Undertaking and these are as set out in the announcement of its decision on 22 December 2008. It is envisaged that when the Commission has published its full decision the Sites Undertaking will be amended to reflect these developments.
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