March Written Questions

March Written Questions

2nd March Roads: Accidents Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on the number of road traffic incidents in which a vehicle was damaged and a pedestrian or cyclist was at fault in each of the last three years. Mr Robert Goodwill: The Department only holds information on accidents involving personal injury. The number of reported personal injury road accidents where […]

EDM 893: Priorities for Road Safety

EDM 893: Priorities for Road Safety

PACTS Chair Barry Sheerman MP is the primary sponsor of Early Day Motion (EDM) 893 on the topic of ‘Priorities for Road Safety’; tabled on 18.03.15. “That this House welcomes the publication of Priorities for Road Safety by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (an All-Party Parliamentary Group); notes that these priorities include the setting of ambitious casualty reduction targets, measures to reduce drink and drug-driving, implementation of double/single British summertime, safer road […]

Transport Questions: 5th March

Transport Questions: 5th March

Cycling and Walking Stephen Timms (East Ham) (Lab): What steps he is taking to increase levels of cycling and walking. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Robert Goodwill): The Government are committed to increasing walking and cycling. We have more than doubled the funding compared with the previous Administration. We added a section to the Infrastructure Act 2015 that places a commitment on Government to produce a cycling […]

Written Answers: February

Written Answers: February

2nd February Police: Road Traffic Control Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many traffic police officers were employed in each police force area in each of the last five years. Mike Penning: The table provided shows the number and proportion of full-time equivalent police officers within the traffic function for each police force area in England and Wales, as at 31 […]

Written Answers: January 2015

Written Answers: January 2015

  5th January Cycling Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to encourage cyclists to wear high visibility clothing. Mr Robert Goodwill: The safety of vulnerable road users is a priority for this Government and we recommend that cyclists wear clothing that makes them sufficiently visible to other road users. However, wearing high visibility clothing is a matter of individual […]