We’re investing record sums on buses and trains. We have a huge programme to encourage people to walk and cycle, and everyone up to and including the PM has been looking closely at how we can promote electric vehicles, hybrids, and other technologies.
Ministers regularly meet soldiers that have returned from operational tours to hear about their experiences, including those who have recovered from their injuries.
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Most people are flying to Heathrow because it’s a hub, so they can fly on to other places, often long-distance flights. If they can’t go on those long-distance flights from Heathrow, they will go to Paris, they will go to Amsterdam, they will go to Frankfurt, because those are viable alternatives.
I lived at admiralty house from 2002 until 2006 on advice from special branch on security grounds as defence secretary. The alternative of providing comprehensive security at my personal property would have entailed significant extra costs to the taxpayer.
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Geoffrey William Hoon was born in Derby, Derbyshire, England. He is a British politician who served as the Member of Parliament for Ashfield from 1992 to 2010. He is a former Defence Secretary, Transport Secretary, Leader of the House of Commons and Government Chief Whip. He graduated in 1976. He was a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Leeds from 1976 to 1982. He was also a visiting Law Professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, from 1980 to 1981.
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