Written Statements: 21st October

Written Statements: 21st October

British Transport Police Authority The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): My noble Friend, the Minister of State for Transport (Baroness Kramer), has made the following ministerial statement: I am today publishing the Part 2 report of the Triennial Review of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA). The BTPA is the non-departmental public body (NDPB) responsible for ensuring an efficient and effective British Transport Police (BTP) force for […]

Ministerial Statements: 13th- 17th October

Ministerial Statements: 13th- 17th October

14th October Written Statement Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulation The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): I am today announcing a consultation to consider the future of exemptions from the EC Regulation 1371/2007 on Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulations. The regulation sets out a number of obligations which the rail sector must comply with in full by 2024, including on transferability of tickets, assistance for disabled […]

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

Cycling [Relevant Document: Third Report from the Transport Select Committee, Session 2014-15, Cycling Safety, HC 286] Madam Deputy Speaker (Dame Dawn Primarolo): Before I call Ian Austin to move the motion, let me clarify that there will be an eight-minute time limit on Back-Bench contributions to this debate, which is heavily subscribed. I ask Mr Austin to take no longer than 15 minutes. I will prompt him, but I am […]

Ministerial Statements: 13th-17th October

Ministerial Statements: 13th-17th October

14th October   Written Statement Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulation The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): I am today announcing a consultation to consider the future of exemptions from the EC Regulation 1371/2007 on Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulations. The regulation sets out a number of obligations which the rail sector must comply with in full by 2024, including on transferability of tickets, assistance for […]

House of Lords: Autonomous Vehicles Debate

House of Lords: Autonomous Vehicles Debate

Question for Short Debate 6.10 pm Asked by Lord Borwick To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospects for developing and manufacturing autonomous vehicles as part of the United Kingdom’s car industry. Lord Borwick (Con): My Lords, I welcome the Minister to the Dispatch Box and look forward to discussing this important topic with him. As a pillar of the insurance industry, he knows about risk, […]