Parliamentary Questions: 14th-17th July

Parliamentary Questions: 14th-17th July

18th July British Transport Police Authority Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish the Part 2 report of the Triennial Review of the British Transport Police Authority. Claire Perry: We expect to publish the Part 2 Report in the autumn.   Roads Simon Kirby: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what guidance his Department gives to local authorities on (a) the number of times grass […]

Tyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill 2014-15

Tyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill 2014-15

The Tyres (Buses and Coaches) Bill 2014-15 is a Private Members’ Bill sponsored by Steve Rotherham (labour MP for Liverpool, Walton) and had its 1st reading in Parliament on 15.07.14 under the Ten Minute Rule. The Bill will introduce limits on the age of tyres on buses and coaches; and for connected purposes and it is expected to have its 2nd reading and debate in the House of Commons on 28.11.14. Further information on the Tyres […]

Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill 2014-15

Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill 2014-15

The Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill 2014-15 is a Private Members’ Bill sponsored by Annette Brooke (Liberal Democrat MP, Mid Dorset and North Poole) and had it’s 1st reading in the House of Commons on 15.07.14 there was no debate on the Bill at this stage. The Bill requires the Secretary of State to commission research into the merits of requiring cyclists aged fourteen years and under […]

Oral Transport Questions: 10th July

Oral Transport Questions: 10th July

The Secretary of State was asked— Mr Speaker: On Question 1, I call Chi Onwurah. Not here. Congestion: Roads 2. Dr Thérèse Coffey (Suffolk Coastal) (Con): What plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. 9. David Rutley (Macclesfield) (Con): What plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Robert Goodwill): Before I answer the question, I should explain that, as you and the Opposition Front Benchers will be aware, […]

Parliamentary Questions: 7th July-10th July

Parliamentary Questions: 7th July-10th July

10th July Road Traffic Control Jeremy Lefroy: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. Mr Goodwill: Road investment is central to our long-term economic plan. We are spending more than £24 billion on strategic roads between 2010 and 2021. A further £7.4 billion will be spent on local roads in the next Parliament, together with £1.5 billion funding from the Local Growth […]