Highways Agency Chief Executive, Home Office and MoJ to give evidence to Safety Commission 23 October

The Transport Safety Commission will be questioning the following witnesses for its inquiry UK Transport Safety: Who is Responsible? Meetings are open to the public. Date: 23rd October, 12.30-3.30pm (Please note earlier start time.) Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House, Westminster Topics:  Highways Bodies; Medical; Policing and Justice Policy Panel 1- Highways Bodies Graham Dalton, Chief Executive, Highways Agency Mike Ashworth, Strategic Director, Derbyshire County Council / ADEPT Transport Board John Dawson, Advisor, […]

Response to the Traffic Signals and Regulations General Directive 2015

Response to the Traffic Signals and Regulations General Directive 2015

PACTS is pleased to respond to the DfT’s consultation on the Traffic Signs and Regulations General Directive 2015. In compiling this response we have consulted those members of PACTS most interested in the proposed changes to TSRGD, and our consultation response can be accessed here.

PACTS Newsletter: May 2014

PACTS Newsletter: May 2014

Elections ahead!! This is a year of elections, politics and opportunities. The European Parliament and local council elections (in England and Northern Ireland) will be held on 22nd May and the Scottish Independence Referendum on 18th September 2014. The general election for the UK Parliament is just one year away (7th May 2015) with Parliament likely to be dissolved on 30th March. The Scottish Government, Northern Ireland Assembly and Welsh […]

Parliamentary Questions: 7th-10th April

Parliamentary Questions: 7th-10th April

10th April Schools: Cycling Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 31 March 2014, Official Report, column 411W, on transport: schools, how many (a) schools and (b) pupils took part in Bikeability cycle training in each year since 2005. Mr Goodwill: Funding provided by the Department for Transport (DFT) for Bikeability cycle training began in financial year 2006-07. Data collection since then has consisted mainly of the number of […]

Parliamentary Questions: 19th-27th March

Parliamentary Questions: 19th-27th March

27th March Written Statements Executive Agencies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Stephen Hammond): I am pleased to announce the publication of the 2014-15 business plans for all of the Department for Transport’s Executive agencies—the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), the Vehicle Certification Agency (VGA), the Highways Agency (HA) and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The business plans set out: the […]