Infrastructure Bill (2014-15)- Update

Cycling and walking amendments to the Infrastructure Bill (Lords) were released on the 21st January 2015 and can be viewed here.

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15): 2nd Reading

The Infrastructure Bill (Lords) received it’s second reading in the House of Commons on 8th December and progressed as follows: Infrastructure Bill (Lords) 2014-15 [Relevant documents: Fifteenth Report from the Transport Committee, Session 2013-14, Better roads: Improving England’s Strategic Road Network, HC 850, and the Government Response, Session 2013-14, HC 715.] Second Reading Mr Speaker: I must inform the House that I have selected amendment (b)—[Interruption.] Quite why that prompts […]

The Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech During the Queen’s speech the key statement relating to transport safety was: “My government will introduce a Bill to bolster investment in infrastructure and reform planning law to improve economic competitiveness. The Bill will enhance the United Kingdom’s energy independence and security by opening up access to shale and geothermal sites and maximising North Sea resources. Legislation will allow for the creation of an allowable solutions scheme to […]