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Stephen Hammond: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport whether the premium payments announced in respect of the Inter City East Coast rail franchise were based on the assumption that unregulated fares would rise by RPI plus 2.1 per cent. 
Chris Mole [holding answer 18 June 2009]: As indicated when the Inter City East Coast rail franchise was awarded in August 2007, NXEC had indicated that they may wish to raise unregulated fares over the course of the franchise by an average of retail prices index plus 2.1 per cent. per annum.
The levels of unregulated fares are a commercial matter for individual train operators. For business planning purposes, operators may make assumptions of any projected changes to unregulated fares, but this is a matter for the operator concerned.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport when he expects to receive the report on the evaluation of the re-doubling of the Swindon-Kemble line; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Ellwood: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent research his Department has conducted on the prevalence of colour blindness among heavy goods vehicle drivers; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport for what reason the M1 motorway was closed between junctions 6 and 8 on 11 June 2009; who authorised the closure; and if he will make a statement. 
Chris Mole: Hertfordshire police closed the M1 Motorway between Junctions 6 and 8 northbound on the 11 June 2009 as a member of the public, who had climbed onto a gantry, stated he would jump if a vehicle passed underneath.
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport for what reason the M40 motorway was closed on 11 June 2009; who authorised the closure; and if he will make a statement. 
Both closures were authorised by the Highways Agency under a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order, published in accordance with statutory procedures. They were advertised in local newspapers and signs notifying drivers of the closures were installed in advance of the start of works.
Justine Greening: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many moped riders aged (a) 16, (b) 17, (c) 18, (d) 19 and (e) 20 years old were (i) injured and (ii) killed in road traffic accidents (A) in the London Borough of Wandsworth, (B) in London and (C) England in each of the last five years. 
Paul Clark: The number of (i) injured casualties and (ii) fatalities resulting from reported personal injury road accidents for moped riders aged (a) 16, (b) 17, (c) 18, (d) 19 and (e) 20 years old in (A) London borough of Wandsworth, (B) London and (C) England for each of the last five years is given in the following table:
|Number of injured and fatal casualties by age of moped riders( 1) in Greater London, London borough of Wandsworth and England: 2003-07|
|Number of casualties from injury accidents reported to the police|
|London borough of Wandsworth( 2)||Greater London( 2)||England|
|(1) Motorcycles with engine size of 50 cc or less.|
(2) Source: Transport for London.
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