Tuesday, 21 October 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
What plans he has for improved regulation of bus companies.
What assessment he has made of the conclusions of the West to East Midlands Multi-Modal Study.
When he expects to publish his White Paper on airports.
What recent representations he has received about congestion on the A34 and A40 in Oxfordshire; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the need to increase rail services and stations in the north-west.
What plans he has to require the train operating companies to tackle overcrowding on trains during the rush hour.
What proposals he has to increase powers of local authorities in relation to untaxed and abandoned vehicles.
What the criteria are for awarding railway franchises; and what plans he has to allow the Strategic Rail Authority to run franchises under section 212 (30) of the Transport Act 2000.
If he will make a statement on future contracts for maintenance of the rail network.
What changes have been recorded in the number of fatal accidents on roads where speed cameras have been deployed in the past two years.
The Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked—
If he will make a statement on the recent work of the strategy unit.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Have you received any explanation as to why it is so cold in this place?
Order for Second Reading read.
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Heppell.]
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