Transport – House of Lords

Transport – House of Lords

Transport Motion to Take Note Moved By Earl Attlee That this House takes note of the case for safe and sustainable transport and its role in generating future economic growth and prosperity. Earl Attlee: My Lords, I am very grateful to the usual channels for giving us the opportunity to have a full debate on transport matters, and in prime time. The provisions of the Companion apply but we have […]

Volcanic Ash (Impact on Aviation)

Volcanic Ash (Impact on Aviation)

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Mrs Theresa Villiers): I am grateful, Mr Benton, that you should be presiding over this debate; it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. The debate is being held in Government time to allow us to consider the severe problems caused by volcanic ash in April. We are all too aware of the significant inconvenience and unhappiness caused to those who were […]

Motoring

Motoring

Motoring Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Mark Tami.) 9.30 am Mr. Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley) (Con): It is a delight to serve under your chairmanship, Mr. Martlew, in this important debate about motoring in the United Kingdom. I was wondering if it might otherwise be termed “the Jeremy Clarkson memorial debate”, but clearly Jeremy is not dead. None the less, it is a debate that […]

Road Traffic Accidents (Compensation and Sentencing)

Road Traffic Accidents (Compensation and Sentencing)

Mr. Rob Wilson (Reading, East) (Con): It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Miss Begg. I am also pleased to have secured this important debate on road traffic accident compensation and sentencing. I accept that the title is broad, but I hope to raise several different but interconnected issues on the subject. Specifically, I would like to take the opportunity to discuss two constituency cases, those of Mr. […]

Petition – Pedestrian Crossings

Petition – Pedestrian Crossings

Ms Celia Barlow (Hove) (Lab): I am privileged to present a petition signed by more than 200 of my constituents calling for the creation of a safe pedestrian crossing at the junction of Old Shoreham road, Neville road and Sackville road in Hove. Of the 212 residents of the five roads at Painters Corner, all but two signed the petition, showing that it has 99 per cent. support. Residents have […]