Thursday, 17 September 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on helping to protect the jobs of workers in the aviation sector.
What steps he is taking to improve accessibility for disabled people using the rail network.
What steps his Department is taking to improve the condition of roads.
What steps his Department is taking to improve rail services in the north of England.
What steps he plans to take to encourage the use of sustainable transport (a) during and (b) following the covid-19 outbreak.
What support his Department is providing to local authorities to maintain and increase levels of cycling and walking.
What steps his Department is taking to improve rail infrastructure.
What plans he has to enable public transport authorities to operate their own bus services.
What recent representations he has received on the creation of additional integrated public transport systems throughout England.
When he plans to publish the national bus strategy.
What estimate he has made of the number of UK seafarers who will be directly affected by the end of the Government’s furlough schemes.
What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to prevent an increase in air pollution from transport and a potential related increase in levels of covid-19 mortality.
What steps his Department is taking to support bus services during the covid-19 outbreak.
What recent discussions he has had with (a) the Mayor of London and (b) Transport for London on the expiration of the emergency funding agreement on 17 October 2020.
What steps his Department is taking to support UK bus manufacturers in (a) Scarborough and Whitby constituency and (b) England.
What steps his Department is taking to connect more towns to the railway network.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the viability of the coach and bus sector.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I would like to make a short statement about the failure of the pass readers in the Division Lobbies last night. As colleagues will know, all four pass readers in the Division Lobbies stopped...
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on coronavirus and about our plans to put us in the strongest possible position for this winter. Like many other countries around the...
Select Committee statement
[Relevant Documents: Second Report of the Treasury Committee, “Economic impact of coronavirus: Gaps in support”, HC 454; and the Government Responses, HC 662 and HC 749; and Eighth...
[Relevant documents: Second Report of the Treasury Committee, “Economic impact of coronavirus: Gaps in support”, HC 454; and the Government responses, HC 662 and HC 749; Eighth Report...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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