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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling (21 Apr 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: ...of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answers of 8 and 28 March 2017 to Questions 65946 and 69578, if his Department will ensure that the planned revision of Local Transport Note LTN 2/08 on cycling infrastructure design helps to create the conditions in which young people, older people, women and people with disabilities are as likely to cycle as others, in accordance with its public...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (20 Apr 2017)

Rachael Maskell: The 25-year food and farming plan, the 25-year environment plan, the cycling and walking strategy: those supposedly environment-enhancing strategies were all promised to be published before the summer—summer 2016. The Secretary of State has clearly failed the environment, failed farmers and the food industry, and failed to keep her promise. People are now losing their jobs and incomes...

Scottish Parliament: International Workers Memorial Day (20 Apr 2017)

Ross Greer: ...that employees are actually self-employed contractors means that those workers lose out and are put at risk. On average, they earn about half as much as permanent employees and they are more likely to live in poverty. They are not entitled to sick pay or holiday leave. If a courier who spends all day cycling on busy streets gets into an accident and has to miss work, they are on their own....

Diesel Vehicle Scrappage Scheme — [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] (19 Apr 2017)

John Hayes: ...sustained improvements in air quality and transition to a low-emission economy. Measures that could be implemented include the promotion of ultra-low emission vehicles; upgrading buses and taxis; promoting cycling schemes; and, in the worst cases, charging for the most polluting vehicles. In 2015 we named five cities, Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton, that are required...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 Apr 2017)

Theresa May: ...that the Department for Transport is investing £290 million to improve transport links to Manchester airport through Cheadle, and £2.1 million has been committed to improving walking and cycling routes around the Cheadle Hulme district centre. That is why the choice is so clear. As my hon. Friend says, if she wants to see that funding for infrastructure, we need a strong economy,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling (31 Mar 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 8 March 2017 to Question 65946, when his Department plans to publish the revised Local Transport Note 2/08 guidance on cycle infrastructure design.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: National Road Safety Targets (30 Mar 2017)

Andrew Jones: Most certainly. I am acutely aware of the impact of cycling infrastructure on road safety. It is clearly part of our consideration. We hoped to launch our cycling and walking investment strategy last week, but for very obvious reasons there was a change to the timetable of Government announcements.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (30 Mar 2017)

Chi Onwurah: On Saturday, I am going to speak at the Newcastle Cycling Campaign annual general meeting. What can I tell the people there about what the Government are doing to bring the benefits of cycling to everyone, when studies show that the average cyclist is male, white, middle class, under-40 and in Lycra?

Bus Services Bill [Lords]: National strategy (27 Mar 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: ...situation in which someone may have a concessionary bus pass, but no bus on which to use it. That is not a good deal for anybody. We already have national strategies for roads and rail, and we are told that the cycling and walking investment strategy is imminent. Buses are being singled out within the transport family. Our new clause 1 would redress that imbalance and bring buses into line...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Cycling (23 Mar 2017)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans her Department has to promote mountain biking as a sport.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Finance (21 Mar 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many local authorities have applied for Bikeability funding since 2015; and how many of those applications were successful.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Finance (21 Mar 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of using Bikeability funding to deliver Bikeability Plus on the provision of Bikeability training.

Car Insurance: Young People — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (20 Mar 2017)

Andrew Jones: It is important to capture people young and to instil road savviness among younger people. The hon. Member for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine (Stuart Blair Donaldson) mentioned doing his cycling proficiency test at primary school. That scheme is now called Bikeability—we have Bikeability Plus, too—and it is thriving. We have protected its budget throughout this Parliament...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Safety (20 Mar 2017)

Rosena Allin-Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of the Dutch Reach method of opening car doors on the safety of cyclists.

Public Bill Committee: Bus Services Bill: National strategy (16 Mar 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: ...16 to 19. We believe that the new clause is necessary and long overdue. The Government have published national investment strategies for road and rail, as well as a draft investment strategy for cycling and walking—the latter is proceeding at a snail’s pace, but I am sure it will be welcome when it arrives—so why not a strategy for buses? The way buses are funded in this...

Scottish Parliament: Draft Climate Change Plan (16 Mar 2017)

Edward Mountain: 2015, only 1 per cent of journeys were by bike, which is well below the 2020 Government ambition of 10 per cent. That figure has remained stubbornly at 1 per cent since 2003. The committee believes that walking and cycling have an important contribution to make in reducing carbon emissions and the Government needs now to set out clearly how it intends to meet by 2020 the target that it...

Dog Fouling (14 Mar 2017)

Teresa Pearce: the UK think that dog fouling is one of the most annoying things they experience in public places. I recently met with a group of cyclists who told me that one of the worst things they encounter, when cycling through country lanes, are these “baubles”, which the hon. Lady referred to, hanging from trees, which hit them in the face as they are riding and trying to enjoy the...

Scottish Parliament: Play Scotland (Play Charter) (14 Mar 2017)

Clare Haughey: ...;the size of 15 football pitches—and it has been transformed into a community green space for local people and visitors to get involved, get active and be inspired by the outdoors. In one cohesive space, it has walking and cycling facilities, a workout area and Scotland’s first outdoor bouldering park, as well as picnic and outdoor classroom facilities. It was part funded by...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling (8 Mar 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: ...pursuant to the Answers of 16 January and 9 February 2017 to Questions 58966 and 63857, if he will take steps to ensure that the planned revision of his Department's Local Transport Note LTN 2/08, Cycle Infrastructure Design, complies with the Public Sector Equality Duty by setting out design standards which progressively enable anyone to take up cycling as a safe, convenient and normal...

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Whiplash Claims (7 Mar 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: ...affected by any increase in the small claims limit. Will the Minister discuss the proposals with officials and consider excluding vulnerable road user claims from the increase, as discussed yesterday by Cycling UK?

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