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.

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 […]

Infrastructure Bill Update: Committee Stage

Infrastructure Bill Update: Committee Stage

The Infrastructure Bill (2014-2015) completed it’s 6th Sitting with the House of Lords on the 22.07.14, Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the sixth day of committee stage on 22 July. Amendments discussed were: 94, 94AA, 94AG, 94B, 95, 95ZA, 95ZB, 95ZBB. The next stage is the Committee Stage in the House of Lords which will take place on the 14.10.14. Further information on the Bill is available […]

Tyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill 2014-15

Tyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill 2014-15

The Tyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill 2014-15 is a Private Members’ Bill sponsored by Steve Rotherham (labour MP for Liverpool, Walton) and had its 1st reading in Parliament on 15.07.14 under the Ten Minute Rule. The Bill will introduce limits on the age of tyres on buses and coaches; and for connected purposes and it is expected to have its 2nd reading and debate in the House of Commons on 28.11.14. Further information on the Tyres […]

Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill 2014-15

Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill 2014-15

The Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill 2014-15 is a Private Members’ Bill sponsored by Annette Brooke (Liberal Democrat MP, Mid Dorset and North Poole) and had it’s 1st reading in the House of Commons on 15.07.14 there was no debate on the Bill at this stage. The Bill requires the Secretary of State to commission research into the merits of requiring cyclists aged fourteen years and under […]