EDM 1246 DEATHS OF MOTORCYCLISTS

EDM 1246 DEATHS OF MOTORCYCLISTS

Sheerman, Barry That this House is saddened and distressed by the 53,697 deaths of motorcyclists since 1950 on British roads; notes that since a high point of 1,743 deaths in 1960 a level was reached in 2008 of 493 deaths; further commends all those, including motorcyclists and motorcyclists’ organisations, that have contributed to this reduction; further notes that all too often motorcycle accidents are caused as a direct result of […]

Written Answers 6 to 9 April 2010

Written Answers 6 to 9 April 2010

Tuesday 6 April A5: Shropshire Mr. Paterson: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport (1) what plans he has to widen the A5 between Wolfshead and Queen’s Head; and if he will make a statement; [325443] (2) what recent assessment he has made of the condition of the A5 between Shrewsbury and the Shropshire/Wales border; and if he will make a statement. [325541] Chris Mole: There are currently […]

Service Stations (Consultation)

Service Stations (Consultation)

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Chris Mole): I am publishing today a consultation document seeking views on revisions to Department for Transport (DFT) circular 01/2008 on Service Areas and Other Roadside Facilities on Motorways and All-Purpose Trunk Roads in England. This circular sets out the Department’s policy on the provision, standards and signing of roadside facilities on the strategic road network (SRN), including motorway service areas (MSAs), motorway […]

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Paul Clark): I am pleased to announce the targets for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for 2010-11. These are; 1. Maintain the quality of maritime emergency co-ordination and response by the Coastguard. 2a. Helicopters tasked to respond to incidents will be airborne within 15 minutes during daylight hours and 45 minutes at night in at least 98 per cent. of cases. 2b. […]

Written Answers 29 March to 2 April 2010

Written Answers 29 March to 2 April 2010

Monday 29 March 2010 Lorry Drivers: Licensing Grant Shapps: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Peterborough of 15 March 2010, Official Report, column 621W, on the Traffic Commissioners, how many heavy goods licences have been amended or revoked following representations from local authorities in the last 12 months. [324826] Paul Clark: From April 2009 to date the traffic […]