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Parliamentary Questions: 14th-17th July

Parliamentary Questions: 14th-17th July

18th July British Transport Police Authority Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish the Part 2 report of the Triennial Review of the British Transport Police Authority. Claire Perry: We expect to publish the Part 2 Report in the autumn.   Roads Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what guidance his Department gives to local authorities on (a) the number of times grass […]

Oral Transport Questions: 10th July

Oral Transport Questions: 10th July

The Secretary of State was asked— Mr Speaker: On Question 1, I call Chi Onwurah. Not here. Congestion: Roads 2. Dr Thérèse Coffey (Suffolk Coastal) (Con): What plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. 9. David Rutley (Macclesfield) (Con): What plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Robert Goodwill): Before I answer the question, I should explain that, as you and the Opposition Front Benchers will be aware, […]

Parliamentary Questions: 7th July-10th July

Parliamentary Questions: 7th July-10th July

10th July Road Traffic Control Jeremy Lefroy: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. Mr Goodwill: Road investment is central to our long-term economic plan. We are spending more than £24 billion on strategic roads between 2010 and 2021. A further £7.4 billion will be spent on local roads in the next Parliament, together with £1.5 billion funding from the Local Growth […]

Parliamentary Questions: 30th June-3rd July

Parliamentary Questions: 30th June-3rd July

3rd July   Debate Tour de France Hugh Bayley (York Central) (Lab): What long-term cycling legacy he expects from the Tour de France grand départ in Yorkshire. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (Mrs Helen Grant): There has been a strong legacy of cycling from the London 2012 games and I am sure that the grand départ in Yorkshire will inspire cycling across the region and the UK as […]

PACTS criticises “lamentable progress in reducing GB road deaths since 2010”

PACTS criticises “lamentable progress in reducing GB road deaths since 2010”

  GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS UK PUSHED OFF TOP PLACE IN ROAD CASUALTY RANKINGS   Government figures published today[1] (9.30am 26 June) confirm that UK no longer tops the international league table for road safety. Progress in reducing roads deaths since 2010 has slowed dramatically. Progress in GB slowed in 2013 with a decrease of only 2% in the number of people killed on the roads – from 1,754 deaths in 2012 […]