PACTS submission to the Transport Select Committee for its ‘Motoring of the Future’ Inquiry has now been published here on the Inquiry website. The document is also available here in PDF format.
Congestion Mr Robin Walker (Worcester) (Con): What plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Mr John Hayes): The Government have an ambitious strategy for tackling congestion and improving the performance of our roads. Our road investment strategy sets out plans to invest no less than £15 billion to enhance strategic roads between 2015 and 2021. The investment plan includes upgrading the M5 […]
10th November Ministerial Correction The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): I would like to inform the House that a statement I made on 29 October 2014 during an Adjournment debate on South West Trains, Official Report, column 106WH, was incorrect. During the speech I stated that: “We are seeing the most rapid rise in travel of anywhere in Europe. We have the safest and most punctual railways […]
1st December Driving: Diabetes Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many drivers have lost their licence due to hypoglycaemic incidents in each of the last five years. Claire Perry: The number of drivers who have had their driving licence revoked or their application for a driving licence refused due to a hypoglycaemic incident in each of the last five years is set out […]
6th November Motorcycles: Noise Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster and Fleetwood): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2014 to Question 211087, what current legal mechanisms are in place to tackle excessive motorcycle noise and punish the owners of such vehicles. Claire Perry: Enforcement of legislation including punishment of offenders is a matter for the Home Office. The police decide whether an offence may […]