The Bus Services Bill 2016-17 is currently making its way through the UK Parliament. Yesterday, the Government released new publications relating to the Bill: Publication: HL Bill 58(e) Amendments for Report Publication: HL Bill 58 Running List of all Amendments on Report PACTS provided written evidence to the Transport Select Committee on the Bus Services Bill 2016-17 that can now be viewed in its entirety here.
Road Signs and Markings Q Asked by Lord Berkeley Department for Transport – Road Signs and Markings (Asked on: 14 July 2016) To ask Her Majesty’s Government who is responsible for ensuring that road signs on Highways England and local authority roads are visible, clean and not obscured by foliage; and how members of the public can report signs that fail to meet those standards. A Answered by: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Answered on: 21 July 2016) […]
Chris Grayling appointed Secretary of State for Transport (14th July 2016). Statement released by PACTS. Reacting to the news that Chris Grayling has been appointed Secretary of State for Transport, David Davies, Executive Director for the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) said: “We welcome Chris Grayling to the post of Secretary of State for Transport and wish him success. While Transport may not be top of the Whitehall […]
In 2015 PACTS submitted evidence to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee consultation on Road Traffic Law Enforcement. The Transport Select Committee released a report in March which can be found here. The Government has now released its response to the report, available to download here.
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.