HC Deb 12 February 1996 vol 271 cc415-7W
Dr. Wright

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which of his Department's administrative manuals and internal guidance are now made public; and which remain private. [14025]

Mr. Norris

My Department is reviewing its manuals and guidance. The aim is to make information available to staff and the public in a clear and accessible form. Material may be kept private for security, commercial or legal reasons. The following material is either published by the Department or may be seen on requestCentral Transport Group

  • "PSV Operators Licensing Handbook";
  • "Local Bus Service Registrations";
  • "A Guide to London Local Services Licensing";
  • "Guidance to Customers on Management of Research Projects";
  • "Strategy Document";
  • "Intellectual Property Rights";
  • "Building to the Transport Road Network";
  • "Guidance to Using Call-off Contracts";
  • "Tachograph Centre Manual";
  • "Tachograph Calibration Manual";
  • "Code of Practice for Traffic Area Offices";
  • "Goods Vehicle Operating Licensing-London A Guide for Operators";
  • "Goods Vehicle Operating Licensing—A Guide for Making Representation";
  • "Goods Vehicle Operating Licensing—Guide for Maintaining Roadworthiness";
  • "Goods Vehicles—Customer Service Guide";
  • "Buses—Customer Service Guide";
  • "Traffic Policy and the Environment";
  • "Performance Management, Development and Appraisal— Guidance Pack";
  • "Brussels: An Officials Guide";
  • "Parliamentary Questions: A General Guide".
Coastguard Agency:
  • "United Kingdom Maritime Search and Rescue Handbook";
  • "Oil Spill Clean-Up of the Coastline—Technical Manual".
Highways Agency:
  • "Trunk Road Maintenance Manual Vols 1–3";
  • "Routine Maintenance Management System";
  • "Manual of Contract Documents for Highways Work";
  • "Design Manual for Roads and Bridges".
Vehicle Certification Agency:
  • "Type Approval Handbook";
  • "A Guide to European Whole Vehicle Approval".
Vehicle Inspectorate:
  • "MOT Inspection Manual";
  • "HGV Inspection Manual";
  • "PSV Inspection Manual";
  • "Motorcycle Inspection Manual";
  • "Guidance Notes for Plating Goods vehicles";
  • "How Safe is Your Motorcycle?";
  • "Categorisation of Defects";
  • "HGV Inspection Manual Amplification Notes";
  • "PSV Inspection Manual Amplification Notes";
  • "MOT Vehicle Test Regulations 1981";
  • "MOT Vehicle Testing Guide—4th Edition";
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  • "How Safe is Your Car?";
  • "Vehicle Safety Recalls Response rate Bulletin—January 1993";
  • "Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness";
  • "Guide to ADR";
  • "Guide to TIR";
  • "MOT Inspection Manual Private Bus Testing";
  • "MOT Inspection Checklist";
  • "PSV Certificate Manual".
  • "MOT Testing—Cars and Light Goods Vehicles";
  • "MOT Testing—Motorcycles";
  • "Diesel Testing".