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July 2015: Written Questions

July 2015: Written Questions

1st July Driving: Young People Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to issue a green paper on young drivers; and if he will make a statement. Andrew Jones: I don’t want any young person to come to harm on our roads and will not rule out any measure that could save lives. This new Government will be looking at the […]

Roads Minister sets out road safety priorities

Roads Minister sets out road safety priorities

Roads Minister, Andrew Jones MP says “he will not rule out any measure that could saves lives”. These include safer rural roads, guidance to local authorities on achieving the maximum reduction in road accidents per pound spent, learning from the very best safety regimes around the world, reviewing penalties for mobile phone use by drivers and continuing the roll out of drug-drive enforcement. He was speaking at the Brake/Direct Line Parliamentary reception, hosted […]

Transport Questions, 16th July

Transport Questions, 16th July

Oral Answers to Questions Transport The Secretary of State was asked— Cross-channel Services Damian Collins (Folkestone and Hythe) (Con): What discussions he has had with the French authorities on preventing disruption to cross-channel services from the port of Dover and channel tunnel in summer 2015. [901041] The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Robert Goodwill): My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport and I have had […]

Pavement Parking Private Member’s Bill launched

Pavement Parking Private Member’s Bill launched

Simon Hoare MP (North Dorset) has launched a Private Member’s Bill calling for a ban on pavement parking. The Pavement Parking (Protection of Vulnerable Pedestrians) Bill 2015-16 had it’s first reading on 24th June when it was presented to Parliament through ballot procedure, there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.   The second reading of the Bill is scheduled for 4th December 2015 during which a debate is expected […]

Select Committee membership to be announced

Select Committee membership to be announced

The motion confirming the membership of the Transport Select Committee (TSC) is on today’s Order Paper in the House of Commons (Standing Order No.9(6)). The order reads as follows:   TRANSPORT No debate after 7.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(6)) Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection That Robert Flello, Mary Glindon, Karl McCartney, Stewart Malcolm McDonald, Mark Menzies, Huw Merriman, Will Quince, Iain Stewart, Graham Stringer and Martin […]