Parliamentary Questions: 1st-5th September

Parliamentary Questions: 1st-5th September

1st September Written Statement Heavy Good Vehicles (National Speed Limits) The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): My noble Friend, the Minister for Transport, Baroness Kramer, made the following ministerial statement on Thursday 24 July: The Under-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Devizes (Claire Perry), has today announced that the Government are proposing, following a public consultation, to increase the national speed limit […]

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 […]

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 […]

Parliamentary Questions: 30th June-3rd July

Parliamentary Questions: 30th June-3rd July

3rd July   Debate Tour de France Hugh Bayley (York Central) (Lab): What long-term cycling legacy he expects from the Tour de France grand départ in Yorkshire. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (Mrs Helen Grant): There has been a strong legacy of cycling from the London 2012 games and I am sure that the grand départ in Yorkshire will inspire cycling across the region and the UK as […]

Parliamentary Questions: 23-26th June

Parliamentary Questions: 23-26th June

26th June Large Goods Vehicles Sir Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations the UK has made at a European level on the introduction of more rounded front designs of HGV lorry cabs to increase fuel efficiency. Stephen Hammond: We have been involved in negotiations on the Commission’s proposal to amend the General Circulation Directive (maximum weights and dimensions) since they commenced in January, in which we […]