Pavement Parking Private Member’s Bill launched

Pavement Parking Private Member’s Bill launched

Simon Hoare MP (North Dorset) has launched a Private Member’s Bill calling for a ban on pavement parking. The Pavement Parking (Protection of Vulnerable Pedestrians) Bill 2015-16 had it’s first reading on 24th June when it was presented to Parliament through ballot procedure, there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.   The second reading of the Bill is scheduled for 4th December 2015 during which a debate is expected […]

Select Committee membership to be announced

Select Committee membership to be announced

The motion confirming the membership of the Transport Select Committee (TSC) is on today’s Order Paper in the House of Commons (Standing Order No.9(6)). The order reads as follows:   TRANSPORT No debate after 7.00pm (Standing Order No. 9(6)) Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection That Robert Flello, Mary Glindon, Karl McCartney, Stewart Malcolm McDonald, Mark Menzies, Huw Merriman, Will Quince, Iain Stewart, Graham Stringer and Martin […]

June 2015: Written Questions

June 2015: Written Questions

3rd June Roads Bill Wiggin (North Herefordshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to reduce the number of potholes in Herefordshire. Andrew Jones: My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport announced on 23 December 2014 funding allocations for local highway authorities in England between 2015/16 and 2020/21. This includes over £60 million for Herefordshire. This funding can be used to reduce […]

Transport Questions, 11th June

Transport Questions, 11th June

During the first transport questions held during this Parliamentary session, topics discussed relevant to transport safety were as follows:   Road Investment Strategy Stephen McPartland (Stevenage) (Con): What steps his Department is taking to deliver the road investment strategy. Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildon and East Thurrock) (Con): What steps his Department is taking to deliver the road investment strategy. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Andrew Jones): The road […]

Labour allocated Transport Select Committee

Labour allocated Transport Select Committee

In Parliament on the 02.06.15 the three main party leaders agreed the allocation of chairs for the new session’s select committees under standing order 122B. Labour has again been allocated the Transport Select Committee. The election of chairs are expected to take place over the next two weeks. During the previous Government the Labour party was also allocated to the Transport Select Committee, which was chaired by Louise Ellman MP (Liverpool […]