Thursday, 29 April 2021
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Orders, 4 June and 30 December 2020). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with representatives of Network Rail on (a) future staff levels, (b) working arrangements and (c) employment conditions.
What steps he has taken to support motorcycle and moped training centres (a) during and (b) between covid-19 lockdowns.
What steps his Department is taking to improve the condition of England’s roads.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage the uptake of cycling and walking.
What steps he is taking to increase passenger numbers on the rail network.
What discussions he has had with the (a) Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and (b) devolved Administrations on the global travel taskforce and restarting...
What discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on increasing bus services in the highlands to help achieve the UK’s net zero target.
What steps his Department is taking to improve access to airports in the north of England.
What recent steps his Department has taken to help facilitate transport decarbonisation in line with the Government’s commitments to (a) the Paris agreement and (b) COP26.
Whether his Department plans to review the Greater London boundary charge proposed by the Mayor of London.
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of the full reopening of the Leamside line.
What recent progress has been made on improvements to rail infrastructure in south-west Wales.
What steps he is taking to improve accessibility for people with physical and hidden disabilities who use the rail network.
What his timeframe is for publishing the transport decarbonisation plan.
What plans his Department has to phase out roundabouts on the A1.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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