Written Answers: February

Written Answers: February

2nd February Police: Road Traffic Control Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many traffic police officers were employed in each police force area in each of the last five years. Mike Penning: The table provided shows the number and proportion of full-time equivalent police officers within the traffic function for each police force area in England and Wales, as at 31 […]

Written Answers: January 2015

Written Answers: January 2015

  5th January Cycling Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to encourage cyclists to wear high visibility clothing. Mr Robert Goodwill: The safety of vulnerable road users is a priority for this Government and we recommend that cyclists wear clothing that makes them sufficiently visible to other road users. However, wearing high visibility clothing is a matter of individual […]

Written Answers: December 2014

Written Answers: December 2014

1st December Driving: Diabetes Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many drivers have lost their licence due to hypoglycaemic incidents in each of the last five years. Claire Perry: The number of drivers who have had their driving licence revoked or their application for a driving licence refused due to a hypoglycaemic incident in each of the last five years is set out […]

Written Answers: November 2014

Written Answers: November 2014

6th November Motorcycles: Noise Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster and Fleetwood): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2014 to Question 211087, what current legal mechanisms are in place to tackle excessive motorcycle noise and punish the owners of such vehicles. Claire Perry: Enforcement of legislation including punishment of offenders is a matter for the Home Office. The police decide whether an offence may […]

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 […]