Stephen Hammond

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Name: Stephen Hammond
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Task force set to continue indefinitely

More than seven out of 10 construction and waste industry trucks stopped in London by the Industrial HGV Task Force (IHTF), an intelligence-led operation, since October have been non-compliant, Transport for London (TfL) has revealed.In a report on the ... [Published Commercial Motor - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cost of driving test set to be cut by quarter

Comments (0)THE cost of the driving theory test is set to be cut by 25 per cent under plans announced by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond.The proposals, which could save learner drivers £100 million over the next nine years, are contained in a public ... [Published Leek News - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign is viable

1:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014 in Letters I write to thank all those residents who have contacted me about last week’s visit of rail minister Stephen Hammond. Many questioned whether it is realistic to reignite this long running campaign. I want to give ... [Published Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cutting costs, not corners: Theory test price slash for young motorists on the horizon

Young Manchester motorists may be set to save themselves money as the cost of driving theory tests could be cut by 25%, after the government revved up proposed changes.The government launched the proposal last week, asking the public for their views.The ... [Published Mancunian Matters - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Whitton station upgrade is on the cards, says MP

Station is fourth in line for improvements, subject to funding, train operator tells Vince Cable, as a packed meeting hears complaints about the lack of disabled accessWhitton station is due to be upgraded, subject to funding being confirmed, following ... [Published GetWestLondon - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Plan to restore railway line in town

A £30m plan to re-establish a railway station at a Wiltshire town is to be presented to the government.The proposal for Marlborough is backed by the town's Chamber of Commerce and Devizes MP Claire Perry, and has been drafted by a community group.Transition ... [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Crossrail's extension to Reading welcomed

:00 0 commentsBUSINESSES and politicians have welcomed the landmark decision to extend Crossrail to Reading.Share this imageThe announcement was made by Rail Minister Stephen Hammond on Thursday, March 27, who confirmed that the high-capacity rail link ... [Published Local Berkshire - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Erroneous evidence being used in debate

Wednesday, 16 April 2014I AM writing to express my concern at the viewpoints put forward as evidence by the Network Rail representative, Mike Gallop, at the recent Okehampton Rail Resilience meeting.    Mr Gallop gave the first presentation at the meeting ... [Published Chagford Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Craven rescuers win funds but need donations

Craven’s two rescue teams have welcomed the news that the Government is to give an extra £250,000 of funding to mountain rescue teams across England and Wales in 2015-2016.The money is in addition to the £600,000 already provided to voluntary mountain ... [Published Craven Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 9 reports

Dover port and town plan revealed

Thursday April 10th, 2014TweetShipping and Ports Minister Stephen Hammond has set out a plan for the future of the Port of Dover, aimed at strengthening community involvement, boosting commercial development and unlocking the potential for regenerati ... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 12 reports

Tougher targets for train operator

Northern Rail has been awarded a new contract which includes tough new targets for punctuality, reliability and passenger satisfaction.It marks the start of a transformation of services, which includes electrifying a significant amount of the network ... [Published Stray FM - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 14 reports

Crossrail to be extended to Reading

The government has confirmed that Crossrail will be extended to Reading and Twyford.The newly expanded Reading station has capacity for the service and a route has been identified for faster trains when Crossrail fully opens in 2019. The government said ... [Published Construction Enquirer - Mar 27 2014]

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The government's rail minister, Stephen Hammond, said the private sector had brought "skills, expertise and innovative thinking" to the railways and it was time to find "a long-term partner for the East Coast franchise"
Transport Minister Stephen Hammond said: "we are determined to keep motoring costs down, so we want to make sure theory tests offer the best value for money while continuing to meet rigorous standards."

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Task force set to continue indefinitely [Published Commercial Motor - Apr 19 2014]
Cost of driving test set to be cut by quarter [Published Leek News - Apr 19 2014]
Campaign is viable [Published Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Let's talk Ledbury up, not down [Published Ledbury Reporter - Apr 17 2014]
Cutting costs, not corners: Theory test price s... [Published Mancunian Matters - Apr 17 2014]
Whitton station upgrade is on the cards, says MP [Published GetWestLondon - Apr 17 2014]
Plan to restore railway line in town [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
Crossrail's extension to Reading welcomed [Published Local Berkshire - Apr 17 2014]
Erroneous evidence being used in debate [Published Chagford Today - Apr 16 2014]
Craven rescuers win funds but need donations [Published Craven Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Crossrail's extension to Reading welcomed [Published Slough and Langley Observer - Apr 16 2014]
Speech: The Future Of The Port Of Dover [Published WireNews - Apr 12 2014]
Ireland calls for HGV levy exemption [Published Commercial Motor - Apr 11 2014]
Union protests at rail privatisation [Published BBC - Apr 11 2014]
Ports minister reveals new plan for Dover port [Published Insider Media Limited - Apr 11 2014]
Nearly 150 fines issued in first week of HGV Ro... [Published Commercial Motor - Apr 11 2014]
Price of theory section of driving test to be cut [Published French Property News - Apr 11 2014]
BPA welcomes launch of Small Ports Recovery Scheme [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 11 2014]
Cost of driving theory test to drop by 25% [Published MSN UK - Apr 11 2014]
Driving theory test fees to fall [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 10 2014]
Theory drive test cost to be cut [Published BT.com - Apr 10 2014]
New political party formed to save St Helier Ho... [Published Your Local Guardian - Apr 10 2014]
News story: Review of theory test fees [Published Government UK - Apr 10 2014]
Dover port and town plan revealed [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 10 2014]
MP wants bridge issues answered more swiftly [Published Oxford Times - Apr 10 2014]
Dover port saved from sale to any foreign buyer [Published Telegraph - Apr 09 2014]
Port changes 'bring regeneration' [Published BBC - Apr 09 2014]
Port and community 'work together' [Published BBC - Apr 09 2014]
UK Minister Applauds Port of Dover Expansion [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Future for the Port of Dover [Published itv.com - Apr 09 2014]
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