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In addition, a further 31 claims were brought against the Department during 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09. These cases have not been broken down further by category in order to protect the confidentiality of the persons concerned.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much his Department spent on compliance with requirements of health and safety at work legislation in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 17 March 2009, Official Report , column 989W, on M1: speed limits, what his latest estimate is of the timetable for the installation of speed cameras between junctions 8 and 9 on the M1. 
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 9 February 2009, Official Report, column 1603W, on M42: lorries, if he will introduce a restriction on overtaking by heavy goods vehicles on the M18; and if he will make a statement. 
As part of the Highways Agency's strategy to tackle congestion, the Agency has considered sites for implementing the HGV lane restrictions. Such sites should meet the following criteria namely; two lane motorway and all purpose trunk roads with gradients where HGVs represent a high proportion of traffic.
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make an estimate of the likely effects on levels of carbon dioxide emissions of the planned electrification work on the rail network. 
Paul Clark: The Department for Transport is working with the rail industry to assess the case for electrifying the Great Western and Midland Main Lines. Electrifying these two lines would reduce rail's carbon emissions by approximately 3 per cent. or 80,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many fatalities resulting from reported personal injury road accidents there were on stretches of roads with a (a) 20, (b) 30, (c) 40 and (d) 50 miles per hour speed limit in each of the last five years. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The number of fatalities resulting from reported personal injury road accidents on urban/rural by speed limit of the roads in each of the last five years is given in the following tables:
|Number of fatalities resulting from reported personal injury road accident, broken down by speed limit and rural/urban, 2003-2007 GB|
|(1) Includes residential 20 mph zones plus areas where by-laws restrict the speed limit to 20 mph.|
(2) Includes unknown and other speed limits.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many road accidents in each of the last 11 years were caused by drivers who had been granted a full driver's licence less than one year prior to the accident. 
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many children (a) killed and (b) seriously injured in road accidents in each of the last 11 years were not wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. 
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions he has had with the Highways Agency on the reduction to 50 miles per hour of speed limits on single carriageway trunk roads under the Agency's control. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Highways Agency has been represented on a Steering Group responsible for the development a new road safety strategy for Great Britain. Aside from the Highways Agency, the Group comprises officials from the relevant Whitehall Departments and from the Scottish Executive and Welsh Assembly Government.
The work of the Steering Group led to the consultation document on a new road safety strategy which we published on 21 April. This contains proposals to encourage highway authorities, including the Highways Agency, to reduce speed limits from 60 mph on those rural single carriageways roads where accident risks are high, on a carefully targeted basis.
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