Infrastructure Bill (2014-15)- Update

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15)- Update

Cycling and walking amendments to the Infrastructure Bill (Lords) were released on the 21st January 2015 and can be viewed here.

Ministerial Statements: 10th November- 11th November

Ministerial Statements: 10th November- 11th November

10th November Ministerial Correction The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): I would like to inform the House that a statement I made on 29 October 2014 during an Adjournment debate on South West Trains, Official Report, column 106WH, was incorrect. During the speech I stated that: “We are seeing the most rapid rise in travel of anywhere in Europe. We have the safest and most punctual railways […]

Written Answers: December 2014

Written Answers: December 2014

1st December Driving: Diabetes Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many drivers have lost their licence due to hypoglycaemic incidents in each of the last five years. Claire Perry: The number of drivers who have had their driving licence revoked or their application for a driving licence refused due to a hypoglycaemic incident in each of the last five years is set out […]

Written Answers: November 2014

Written Answers: November 2014

6th November Motorcycles: Noise Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster and Fleetwood): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2014 to Question 211087, what current legal mechanisms are in place to tackle excessive motorcycle noise and punish the owners of such vehicles. Claire Perry: Enforcement of legislation including punishment of offenders is a matter for the Home Office. The police decide whether an offence may […]

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15): 2nd Reading

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15): 2nd Reading

The Infrastructure Bill (Lords) received it’s second reading in the House of Commons on 8th December and progressed as follows: Infrastructure Bill (Lords) 2014-15 [Relevant documents: Fifteenth Report from the Transport Committee, Session 2013-14, Better roads: Improving England’s Strategic Road Network, HC 850, and the Government Response, Session 2013-14, HC 715.] Second Reading Mr Speaker: I must inform the House that I have selected amendment (b)—[Interruption.] Quite why that prompts […]