The Chancellor’s 2016 Budget announced a number of transport safety related policies. These included an insurance premium tax rise, the announcement of a second road investment strategy and the announcement of driverless car trials in the UK. PACTS supplied a briefing to all Members of Parliament on the importance of the announced changes. The PACTS Budget 2016 Briefing can be downloaded here.
The House of Commons Transport Select Committee has published its report on road traffic law enforcement (15th March 2016). The full report is available here. Full details of the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry, including PACTS’ submission to the inquiry, can be found here. David Davies, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety said, ‘PACTS welcomes the report that has been published today. We are pleased to see the Transport Committee […]
1st February Cycling Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the oral contribution of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of 19 January 2016, Official Report, column 1364, what the evidential basis is for his statement that his Department will go further still in raising cycling spending per head. Mr Robert Goodwill: Under the previous Government, spend on […]
5th January Electric Vehicles Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 16 July 2015 to Question 6809, what progress his Department has made on allocating funding for investment into ultra-low emission vehicles and the infrastructure to support such vehicles. Andrew Jones: The government allocated more than £600 million to support the uptake and manufacture of ultra-low emission vehicles in the […]
HS2 David Mowat (Warrington South) (Con): What progress has been made on finalising the route for phase 2 of High Speed 2. The Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Patrick McLoughlin): May I associate myself with your remarks, Mr Speaker, to both members of staff who are retiring and wish them well in their retirement? I am sure they would be welcome to come back and observe us in a […]