Oral Answers to Transport Questions: 8th May

Oral Answers to Transport Questions: 8th May

Questions posed to the Secretary of State during Transport Questions relating  to transport safety included: A1: Dualling Sir Alan Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed) (LD): What progress his Department has made on its study of proposals to dual the remaining single carriageway sections of the A1. The Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Patrick McLoughlin): The A1 north of Newcastle study is one of six studies to identify and fund solutions to a number of notorious […]

Parliamentary Questions: 29th April-1st May

Parliamentary Questions: 29th April-1st May

1st May Written Statement: Traffic Signs Consultation The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Robert Goodwill): I can today inform the House that the Department for Transport has launched a public consultation on proposed changes to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002. The consultation will close on 10 June 2014. These proposals represent significant changes to the existing regulatory regime, arising from the recommendations of a broad range of […]

Parliamentary Questions: 7th-10th April

Parliamentary Questions: 7th-10th April

10th April Schools: Cycling Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 31 March 2014, Official Report, column 411W, on transport: schools, how many (a) schools and (b) pupils took part in Bikeability cycle training in each year since 2005. Mr Goodwill: Funding provided by the Department for Transport (DFT) for Bikeability cycle training began in financial year 2006-07. Data collection since then has consisted mainly of the number of […]

Parliamentary Questions: 31st March-3rd April

Parliamentary Questions: 31st March-3rd April

3rd April Road Traffic Control: Motorways Dr McCrea: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what commercial products his Department or the Highways Agency has mandated for use in road traffic management on the motorway network in the last 10 years. Mr Goodwill: There are no products used by the Highways Agency which have been mandated in terms of what is used for road traffic management. These products are used by […]

Parliamentary Questions: 19th-27th March

Parliamentary Questions: 19th-27th March

27th March Written Statements Executive Agencies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Stephen Hammond): I am pleased to announce the publication of the 2014-15 business plans for all of the Department for Transport’s Executive agencies—the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), the Vehicle Certification Agency (VGA), the Highways Agency (HA) and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The business plans set out: the […]