EDM 600 – Cyclists' Safety and Heavy Goods Vehicles

EDM 600 – Cyclists' Safety and Heavy Goods Vehicles

Gwyn Prosser That this House is concerned about the disproportionate risk of deaths of cyclists that involve heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), in particular that seven out of the 12 cyclists’ deaths in London, all but one of them women, this year involved lorries; recognises the value in increasing levels of cycling to improve public health and reduce the impact on the natural and urban environment; notes that HGVs account for […]

Lords question on mobile phones

Lords question on mobile phones

Thursday 14 January 2010 Transport: Mobile Telephones Question tabled By Viscount Tenby To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the use of hand-held mobile telephones by drivers, in the light of the report by the Transport Research Laboratory indicating that the practice is on the increase. Lord Aberdare: My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Tenby, and with his permission, I beg leave […]

Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon): My Lords, we are about to embark on our first session of Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport. There are three Questions to be covered in the 15 minutes available, so each Question and supplementaries will have five minutes. To allow as many noble Lords as possible to participate, I encourage noble Lords to keep their […]

Written Answers 11 to 15 January 2010

Written Answers 11 to 15 January 2010

Monday 11 January 2010 Driving Dr. Ladyman: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what mechanisms are in place to ensure that staff who drive (a) a vehicle for which (i) his Department and (ii) one of its Executive agencies is responsible have valid driving licences and (b) their own vehicles in the course of their official duties for (A) his Department and (B) one […]

Salt Reserves

Salt Reserves

Thursday 7 January 2010 Sadiq Khan, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, responded to an urgent question from Caroline Spelman MP about the country’s salt reserves and possible implications for local authorities’ ability to maintain the road network. Mrs. Caroline Spelman (Meriden) (Con) (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the country’s salt reserves and any implications this […]