Thursday, 17 March 2022
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with (a) operator and (b) trade union representatives on bus driver shortages.
What steps he is taking to improve accessibility for disabled people using the rail network.
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential impact of reductions in Transport for the North’s budget on levelling up in the north of England.
What steps he is taking to improve bus stop safety.
What steps his Department is taking to help ensure that the frequency of train services in Netherfield, Burton Joyce and Carlton returns to pre-covid-19 outbreak levels.
What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to mitigate the impact of rising fuel costs on motorists.
What steps the Government are taking to encourage competition in the rail industry.
What steps he is taking to improve the (a) quality and (b) affordability of bus services in Newcastle as part of the Government’s levelling-up agenda.
If he will review the airports national policy statement 2018 following the development of his Department’s jet zero strategy.
What assessment he has made of the potential role of rail electrification in the Government’s net zero strategy.
If he will ensure that funding for junction 10A on the A14 at Kettering is incorporated into his Department’s road investment strategy 3 from 2025.
What recent assessment his Department has made of the (a) adequacy of working conditions and (b) level of job security of private hire drivers.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if she will make a statement on proposed office closures in the Department’s estate.
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gareth Johnson.)
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