Penning Supports Average Speed Cameras

Penning Supports Average Speed Cameras

  In a Westminster Hall Debate last Wednesday Mr Mike Penning, the Minister responsible for Road Safety and Standards, showed support for average speed cameras, tackling uninsured vehicles, and improving the driving test.        A614 4 pm Mr Mark Spencer (Sherwood) (Con): I am grateful to have been allowed this time to debate this issue, which is crucial to my constituency. The A614 is a rural single carriageway road […]

Transport – House of Lords

Transport – House of Lords

Transport Motion to Take Note Moved By Earl Attlee That this House takes note of the case for safe and sustainable transport and its role in generating future economic growth and prosperity. Earl Attlee: My Lords, I am very grateful to the usual channels for giving us the opportunity to have a full debate on transport matters, and in prime time. The provisions of the Companion apply but we have […]

Volcanic Ash (Impact on Aviation)

Volcanic Ash (Impact on Aviation)

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Mrs Theresa Villiers): I am grateful, Mr Benton, that you should be presiding over this debate; it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. The debate is being held in Government time to allow us to consider the severe problems caused by volcanic ash in April. We are all too aware of the significant inconvenience and unhappiness caused to those who were […]

Motoring

Motoring

Motoring Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Mark Tami.) 9.30 am Mr. Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley) (Con): It is a delight to serve under your chairmanship, Mr. Martlew, in this important debate about motoring in the United Kingdom. I was wondering if it might otherwise be termed “the Jeremy Clarkson memorial debate”, but clearly Jeremy is not dead. None the less, it is a debate that […]

Road Traffic Accidents (Compensation and Sentencing)

Road Traffic Accidents (Compensation and Sentencing)

Mr. Rob Wilson (Reading, East) (Con): It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Miss Begg. I am also pleased to have secured this important debate on road traffic accident compensation and sentencing. I accept that the title is broad, but I hope to raise several different but interconnected issues on the subject. Specifically, I would like to take the opportunity to discuss two constituency cases, those of Mr. […]