Transport Questions, 23rd October

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 […]

Written Statements: 21st October

Written Statements: 21st October

British Transport Police Authority The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): My noble Friend, the Minister of State for Transport (Baroness Kramer), has made the following ministerial statement: I am today publishing the Part 2 report of the Triennial Review of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA). The BTPA is the non-departmental public body (NDPB) responsible for ensuring an efficient and effective British Transport Police (BTP) force for […]

Ministerial Statements: 13th- 17th October

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 […]

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

Cycling [Relevant Document: Third Report from the Transport Select Committee, Session 2014-15, Cycling Safety, HC 286] Madam Deputy Speaker (Dame Dawn Primarolo): Before I call Ian Austin to move the motion, let me clarify that there will be an eight-minute time limit on Back-Bench contributions to this debate, which is heavily subscribed. I ask Mr Austin to take no longer than 15 minutes. I will prompt him, but I am […]

Ministerial Statements: 13th-17th October

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 […]