House of Commons: Cycle Safety Debate

House of Commons: Cycle Safety Debate

25th June Cycle Safety (Buses) Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr. Foster.) 7.26 pm Chris Heaton-Harris (Daventry) (Con): It is a pleasure, Mr Speaker, to get lucky and get this Adjournment debate tonight. I am glad to have been given the opportunity to hold this debate, as it raises an important and emotional topic not only for some of my constituents but for far too many families affected […]

The Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech During the Queen’s speech the key statement relating to transport safety was: “My government will introduce a Bill to bolster investment in infrastructure and reform planning law to improve economic competitiveness. The Bill will enhance the United Kingdom’s energy independence and security by opening up access to shale and geothermal sites and maximising North Sea resources. Legislation will allow for the creation of an allowable solutions scheme to […]

‘Get Britain Cycling’

Debate on a motion relating to the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s Report ‘Get Britain Cycling’ Cycling 6.2 pm Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge) (LD): I beg to move That this House welcomes the recommendations of the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s report “Get Britain Cycling”; endorses the target of 10 per cent of all journeys being by bike by 2025, and 25 per cent by 2050; and calls on the Government to […]

Drones: Code of Conduct

Drones: Code of Conduct

Question for Short Debate   7.23 pm   Asked by Lord Judd To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in preparing a code of conduct for the civilian and military use of drones operating from the United Kingdom; and what negotiations they advocate for an international code. Lord Judd: My Lords, I declare an interest as a trustee of Saferworld, which has an active involvement in security […]

A120 (Colchester)

A120 (Colchester)

4.15 pm   Mr Bernard Jenkin (Harwich and North Essex) (Con): I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to debate this issue and thank the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Lewes (Norman Baker), for being present to reply. The A120 is a major economic artery in north Essex. Its route follows the old Roman road of Stane street from Standon in Hertfordshire, through Colchester […]