Written Answers: December 2014

1st December Driving: Diabetes Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many drivers have lost their licence due to hypoglycaemic incidents in each of the last five years. Claire Perry: The number of drivers who have had their driving licence revoked or their application for a driving licence refused due to a hypoglycaemic incident in each of the last five years is set out […]

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

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 […]

Ministerial Statements: 13th- 17th October

14th October Written Statement Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulation The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): I am today announcing a consultation to consider the future of exemptions from the EC Regulation 1371/2007 on Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulations. The regulation sets out a number of obligations which the rail sector must comply with in full by 2024, including on transferability of tickets, assistance for disabled […]

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 […]