Oral Answers to Transport Questions: 28th January

Oral Answers to Transport Questions: 28th January

HS2 David Mowat (Warrington South) (Con): What progress has been made on finalising the route for phase 2 of High Speed 2. The Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Patrick McLoughlin): May I associate myself with your remarks, Mr Speaker, to both members of staff who are retiring and wish them well in their retirement? I am sure they would be welcome to come back and observe us in a […]

British Road Safety Statement Announced

British Road Safety Statement Announced

The British Road Safety Statement was announced by Lord Ahmad in the Lord’s on 21st December 2015 and by Andrew Jones (by written statement) in the Commons on the 5th January 2016. PACTS’ briefing on the British Road Safety Statement is available here. Read the full document Working Together to Build a Safer Road System. Road Safety Statement at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/487704/british_road_safety_statement_print.pdf  

Written Question: Department for International Development

Written Question: Department for International Development

Jim Fitzpatrick (Lime House and Poplar): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department plans to take account of the conclusions of the United Nations/World Health Organisation Second Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety when preparing the UK’s response to the next set of Sustainable Development Goals. (18620) Tabled on: 03 December 2015 Mr Desmond Swayne: Road traffic injuries cost developing countries an estimated 1-2% of their […]

Oral Answers to Transport Questions: 10th December 2015

Oral Answers to Transport Questions: 10th December 2015

Oral Transport Questions took place on 10th December in Westminster, those questions relating to Transport Safety are available below. The Oral Transport Questions are available here, in full, on the Parliamentary Hansard. The Secretary of State was Asked- HGV Drivers Stuart C. McDonald (Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East) (SNP): What plans his Department has to increase the number of HGV drivers. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Andrew Jones): […]

Parliamentary Questions: November 2015

Parliamentary Questions: November 2015

2nd November Driving: Young People Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department’s press release, Government to overhaul young driver rules in bid to improve safety and cut insurance costs, issued 25 March 2013, when he plans to publish the Green Paper on young drivers referred to in that press release. Andrew Jones: Every death is a tragedy and is one […]