Thursday, 18 July 2019
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with Transport for London on the effect of the roll-out of the London low emission zone on showpeople who drive heavy goods vehicles.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the blue badge scheme for people with hidden disabilities.
What steps his Department is taking to support community transport operators.
What recent estimate he has made of the resources required to implement his Department’s cycling and walking investment strategy.
What steps his Department is taking to support the provision of training on transporting vulnerable children and adults for people who drive (a) taxis and (b) private hire vehicles.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the strategic road network between Manchester and Sheffield.
What steps he is taking to decarbonise road transport.
What recent progress he has made on improving rail services in (a) Tatton constituency and (b) Cheshire.
What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the use of fuel catalysts on vehicle emissions.
What steps he has taken to ensure that Northern Rail removes from service all Pacer trains by the end of 2019.
What recent steps he has taken to improve accessibility at railway stations.
What steps he is taking to reduce levels of engine idling.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the Government’s approach to the detention and rendition of detainees overseas. Our policy on this issue remains clear: the...
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amanda Milling.)
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