Parliamentary Questions on transport safety issues (April 2017)

Recent Parliamentary Questions and Answers from the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

April 2017 update.

Parliamentary Questions on transport safety issues (January 2017)

Recent Parliamentary Questions and Answers from the House of Commons.

January 2017 Update.

UK Air Safety Group response to Flight Time Limitations

The UK Air Safety Group, with whom  PACTS work closely, has recently published an open letter to UK MEPs which expresses great concerns over the recent EU parliamentary vote on Aviation Safety and airline flight crews’ Flight Time Limitations (FTL) scheme, as proposed by European Aviation Safety Agency. The letter is available here.

Drones: Code of Conduct

Question for Short Debate   7.23 pm   Asked by Lord Judd To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in preparing a code of conduct for the civilian and military use of drones operating from the United Kingdom; and what negotiations they advocate for an international code. Lord Judd: My Lords, I declare an interest as a trustee of Saferworld, which has an active involvement in security […]

EU Transport Council

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Stephen Hammond): I attended the final Transport Council of the Irish presidency in Luxembourg on Monday 10 June. Transport Council agreed general approaches on five proposals: the interoperability of the rail system; roadworthiness roadside inspection and the associated vehicle registration measure; occurrence reporting in civil aviation and marine equipment. The Commission had originally proposed that the European Rail Agency should undertake all vehicle […]