5th January Cycling Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to encourage cyclists to wear high visibility clothing. Mr Robert Goodwill: The safety of vulnerable road users is a priority for this Government and we recommend that cyclists wear clothing that makes them sufficiently visible to other road users. However, wearing high visibility clothing is a matter of individual […]
Cycling and walking amendments to the Infrastructure Bill (Lords) were released on the 21st January 2015 and can be viewed here.
10th November Ministerial Correction The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): I would like to inform the House that a statement I made on 29 October 2014 during an Adjournment debate on South West Trains, Official Report, column 106WH, was incorrect. During the speech I stated that: “We are seeing the most rapid rise in travel of anywhere in Europe. We have the safest and most punctual railways […]
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 […]
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 […]