Written Answers: November 2014

Written Answers: November 2014

6th November Motorcycles: Noise Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster and Fleetwood): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2014 to Question 211087, what current legal mechanisms are in place to tackle excessive motorcycle noise and punish the owners of such vehicles. Claire Perry: Enforcement of legislation including punishment of offenders is a matter for the Home Office. The police decide whether an offence may […]

Transport Questions, 23rd October

Transport Questions, 23rd October

The Secretary of State was asked— Road Congestion 1.Sir Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex) (Con): What steps he is taking to relieve congestion on roads. 6. Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford) (Con): What steps he is taking to relieve congestion on roads. The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Mr John Hayes): The Government have an ambitious strategy for tackling congestion and improving performance on our roads, as I think the whole House […]

Parliamentary Questions: 1st-5th September

Parliamentary Questions: 1st-5th September

1st September Written Statement Heavy Good Vehicles (National Speed Limits) The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): My noble Friend, the Minister for Transport, Baroness Kramer, made the following ministerial statement on Thursday 24 July: The Under-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Devizes (Claire Perry), has today announced that the Government are proposing, following a public consultation, to increase the national speed limit […]

Parliamentary Questions: 14th-17th July

Parliamentary Questions: 14th-17th July

18th July British Transport Police Authority Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish the Part 2 report of the Triennial Review of the British Transport Police Authority. Claire Perry: We expect to publish the Part 2 Report in the autumn.   Roads Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what guidance his Department gives to local authorities on (a) the number of times grass […]

Parliamentary Questions: 7th July-10th July

Parliamentary Questions: 7th July-10th July

10th July Road Traffic Control Jeremy Lefroy: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. Mr Goodwill: Road investment is central to our long-term economic plan. We are spending more than £24 billion on strategic roads between 2010 and 2021. A further £7.4 billion will be spent on local roads in the next Parliament, together with £1.5 billion funding from the Local Growth […]