EDM 522 – Network Rail and Maintenance Safety

EDM 522 – Network Rail and Maintenance Safety

Leech, John That this House asserts that there can be no compromise to safety in maintenance of the railways, including the adequate inspection and repair of track, signals, overhead lines and other rail infrastructure; notes Network Rail’s commitment to ensure safety in its programme of works; and calls on Network Rail to ensure that any changes to maintenance schedules to ensure efficiency in delivering necessary improvements do not compromise safety […]

EDM 600 – Cyclists' Safety and Heavy Goods Vehicles

EDM 600 – Cyclists' Safety and Heavy Goods Vehicles

Gwyn Prosser That this House is concerned about the disproportionate risk of deaths of cyclists that involve heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), in particular that seven out of the 12 cyclists’ deaths in London, all but one of them women, this year involved lorries; recognises the value in increasing levels of cycling to improve public health and reduce the impact on the natural and urban environment; notes that HGVs account for […]