Oral Transport Questions: 20th March 2014

Oral Transport Questions: 20th March 2014

20th March 2014: Transport Questions The Secretary of State was asked— Road Congestion 1. Peter Aldous (Waveney) (Con): What steps he is taking to relieve congestion on roads. The Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Patrick McLoughlin): The Government are committed to reducing traffic congestion and investing in our road infrastructure. Spending on strategic roads over this and the next Parliament will be £24 billion. A £500 million programme of pinch point schemes specifically […]

Parliamentary Questions: 3rd-17th March

Parliamentary Questions: 3rd-17th March

17th March Roads: Repairs and Maintenance Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answers of 22 November 2013, Official Report, column 1052W, on road traffic control, and of 11 December 2013, Official Report, column 221W, on roads: repair and maintenance, what the real terms funding for local road maintenance spent but not announced was in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c)2012 and (d) 2013. Mr Goodwill: The Department does not hold or publish local authority expenditure […]

Parliamentary Questions: 24th-February- 3rd March

Parliamentary Questions: 24th-February- 3rd March

24th February Driving Offences Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) how many new drivers accumulated six penalty points within the two year probationary period in each of the last five years; (2) how many notifications by a court or fixed penalty office were received by the DVLA following the accumulation of six penalty points by a new driver within the two year probationary period in each […]

Parliamentary Questions: 10-14th February

Parliamentary Questions: 10-14th February

11th February Cycling: Safety Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 19 December 2013, Official Report, column 746W, on cycle safety, if he will publish a breakdown of spending on cycling in each of the last five years. Mr Goodwill: The breakdown of funding on cycling over this administration from 2010 to present is as follows: click here for more details. Driving: Licensing James Duddridge: To […]

Parliamentary Questions 4th-6th February

Parliamentary Questions 4th-6th February

6th February Oral Answers to Questions relating to Transport Safety Motorway Safety Mr William Bain (Glasgow North East) (Lab): What steps he is taking to improve safety on motorways. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Robert Goodwill): Motorways are the safest roads in the country. The Highways Agency network carries 32.7% of all traffic, but accounts for only 6.8% of those killed or seriously injured. Hard-shoulder running on smart motorways is […]