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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the number of
uninsured drivers aged (a) under 18, (b) between 19 and 24, (c) between 25 and 32, (d) between 33 and 45, (e) between 46 and 65 and (f) over 65 years. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: There is no information held on the total number of uninsured drivers by age. However, the following table shows findings of guilt in court for the offence of using a motor vehicle uninsured against third party risk by age of offender for the period 2004 to 2006.
|Findings of guilt at all courts for offences of using motor vehicle uninsured against third party risks( 1) by age group of offender, England and Wales, 2004-06|
|Number of offences|
|All ages||10-20||21-30( 2)||31-40||41-50||51-60||61-70||71-80||81 and over|
|(1) Offence under s143(2) Road Traffic Act 1988|
(2) Default age of 25 recorded when age not known.
1. It is known that for some police force areas, the reporting of court proceedings in particular those relating to summary motoring offences, may be less than complete.
2. Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their limitations are taken into account when these data are used.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the (a) number and (b) percentage of drivers who have used a mobile telephone whilst driving in the last 12 months. 
|Percentage( 1) of drivers using mobile phones on weekdays, by survey|
|September 2006||August 2007||October 2007||September 2008|
|(1 )Percentage of drivers using a mobile phone, weighted by distance travelled on each road type.|
that it is not possible to record the use of hands-free mobile phones accurately on motorways because of the speed of the traffic.
The results are based on a total sample of around 80,000 cars and 20,000 other vehicles observed on weekdays at 30 sites in the South East of England. The overall results have been weighted to reflect the distribution of traffic in Great Britain by road type.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much the Government Car and Despatch Agency spent on (a) London congestion charge (i) payments and (ii) fines and (b) fines for (i) speeding and (ii) parking in each of the last five years. 
|Total parking fines||Congestion charges||Congestion charge fines|
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the cost of the Government Car and Despatch Agency was in each year since 1997; and how much has been allocated to the agency for (a) 2008-09 and (b) 2009-10. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: Information about the cost of the Government Car and Despatch Agency (GCDA) has been published each year since 1998 in its annual report and accounts, copies of which are available in the Libraries of the House.
GCDA is an executive agency of the Department for Transport and is required to recover all the cost of its activities through charges to its customers. It does not therefore have an annual budget. GCDA has to compete with others to provide services to its customers, ensuring that the Agency operates as efficiently and as cost effectively as possible.
Justine Greening: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what risks were entered in each version of the Project Heathrow project delivery and risk report in relation to the nature of the responses and outcomes of the Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport public consultation; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 23 March 2009]: Two such risks were noted: during 2007, the risk that the volume of consultation responses might impact on the timetable for eventual decisions; and in the period April to August 2008, the risk that ministerial decisions might be hampered by lack of clarity in the consultation analysis report on the consultation questions.
During 2001 there were 68,000 newly registered vehicles that were identified as having been previously registered or used overseas prior to registration in Great Britain. The Department does not hold information on the country in which these vehicles were previously registered or used.
|(1) The vehicle asset register information for 2003-04 is not readily available and this could only be obtained at a disproportionate cost.|
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) pursuant to the statement of 12 February 2009, Official Report, columns 1531-44, on new trains (investment), on what information his estimate of the 12,500 long-term jobs expected to be created or safeguarded by the contract to re-equip the East Coast and Great Western Main Lines with new express trains is based; 
(2) which assumption was made about the number of additional jobs in the supply chain which would be created for each directly-created job in the methodology used to estimate the 12,500 long-term jobs expected to be created or safeguarded by the contract to re-equip the East Coast and Great Western Main Lines with new inter-city express trains. 
Paul Clark [holding answer 20 March 2009]: Agility Trains advises that it has adopted an industry standard multiplier assumption, used with regard to the automotive industry, that each direct job will create, or secure, around four jobs within the supply chain and the wider economy.
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