Thursday, 16 December 2021
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with (a) Transport for the North and (b) other stakeholders in the north of England on completing further sections of Northern Powerhouse Rail.
What steps his Department is taking to maintain funding for restoring your railway projects following the covid-19 outbreak.
What progress he has made on the delivery of the 4,000 new zero-emission buses announced by the Government in February 2020.
What steps he is taking to support affordable bus travel in the north-east.
What steps the Government are taking to help prevent climate activists from blocking major roads in England.
What discussions he has had with transport authorities on the role of park-and-ride schemes in encouraging people to use public transport.
What recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on tackling labour shortages in the transport and logistics sectors.
What steps his Department is taking to help improve the condition of roads in Wycombe.
What steps he is taking to help ensure that work begins on delivering a mass transit system in Leeds.
If he will ensure that funding for junction 10A on the A14 at Kettering is incorporated into road investment strategy 3 from 2025.
What recent steps his Department has taken to facilitate decarbonisation of (a) public transport and (b) the wider travel sector in line with the Government’s net zero target.
What steps he is taking to help improve east-west rail connections in the north of England.
What assessment he has made of the effect on transport in the west midlands of the suspension of tram services due to cracks on vehicles.
What plans he has to further develop the A1 from Peterborough to Blyth.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on economic support for business. I want to begin by extending my best wishes to my hon. Friend—
(Urgent Question): To ask the Foreign Secretary, or rather the Minister in his place, about staffing cuts in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I gave best wishes to Mr Speaker earlier, and I pass them on to you as well, for the coming season. This is a time of year when many of us expect and...
Select Committee statement
I beg to move, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming Adjournment. This is the first pre-recess Adjournment debate to take place without Sir David Amess. It...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gareth Johnson.)
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