Results 3261–3280 of 4022 for cycling

Scottish Parliament: Transport (5 Mar 2003)

Robin Harper: ...welcome the shift in emphasis from roads to public transport and the minister's commitment to congestion charging in Edinburgh. I will restrict myself to a couple of observations. I would love cycling and walking to be mentioned more in transport policies. Does the minister agree that, along with the priority of connecting our airports to rail, a more important priority is doing everything...

Written Answers — Transport: Departmental Policies (Northampton, South) (5 Mar 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: ...previous year. Unfortunately, as the APR is a county-wide document, the information is not generally provided on a constituency or specific town or city basis and is reported on the financial year cycle. The following details for the 2001–02 period (April 2001-March 2002) are, however, worthy of note and provide a good example of the achievements being made: Traffic Reduction in...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling Projects Fund (4 Mar 2003)

Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the Cycling Projects Fund.

Written Answers — Transport: School Transport (3 Mar 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: ...for my Department were for school travel issues to be included in local transport plans; better road safety education; improved enforcement of speed, parking and other traffic regulations; better cycle storage facilities and lockers at schools; affordable bus travel for all children in compulsory education; and special training for bus drivers working with children. We have asked local...

Public Bill Committee: Criminal Justice Bill: New clause 24 - Powers of confiscation (27 Feb 2003)

Dominic Grieve: ...home most forcefully to him the extent of the change in New York was going into an extremely deprived area that at one time had had an appalling reputation for major crime. He saw a policeman cycling down a street and stopping two 13-year-old girls who were walking together around the back of the building, saying, ''Now, girls, you're not going behind the sheds to smoke, are you?'' which...

Iraq (26 Feb 2003)

Lord Alderdice: ...that out of anti-Americanism; I say it for precisely the opposite reason. I have a great fear that our relationship will be set to the side. That is part of the danger that we are in. When you are cycling up a one-way street and you begin to have doubts about what is further along the street, you are very unwise to keep pedalling. The wise thing to do is to at least stop, contain the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Asset Recycling Programme (25 Feb 2003)

David Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his latest estimate is of the proceeds to his Department from the asset re-cycling programme agreed with HM Treasury for the period 1999–2000 to 2001–02; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycle Helmets (24 Feb 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: Cycle helmet wearing rates observed on major built-up roads have increased significantly from 16 per cent. in 1994 to 22 per cent. in 1999. TRL Report 286 is principally a study of observed cycle helmet wearing rates in 1996. The report includes an assessment of current local authority initiatives to promote cycle helmet wearing and observed wearing rates but does not provide sufficient...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (13 Feb 2003)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if his Department will take steps to (a) raise awareness among all road users of the purpose of advanced stop lines (ASLs) for cyclists, (b) educate all road users on their correct use and (c) publicise the legally enforceable nature of those facilities; and what steps he will take to ensure that ASLs are enforced.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Primary Schools (Security) (11 Feb 2003)

Ivan Lewis: ...Secretary of State when making their decisions. This includes a range of factors they should consider including the overall effect on standards of provision in the area, existence of safe walking, cycling or bus routes and the views of those affected by the proposals.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (4 Feb 2003)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to (a) encourage cyclists and (b) improve the cycling infrastructure in the UK.

Public Accounts (29 Jan 2003)

Mr David Rendel: ...—and to have a chance to do some joined-up work in the Committee by asking questions of permanent secretaries and others. It also gave me the chance to get on to one of my hobby-horses—cycling—and to mention that cycling and walking reduce the problems of obesity, which are—dare I say it?—growing. A report on the Victoria and Albert Museum made it clear that the imposition of...

Gun Crime (29 Jan 2003)

Ms Julia Drown: ...their concerns because they have had guns fired at their buses. That is not only a danger to the people on the bus but a major issue for anybody around that bus, in the street, on the pavement or cycling past. It becomes a major issue of public concern and safety. Not only have bus drivers and residents come to me to raise their concerns but pet owners and wildlife carers—who have seen...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Traffic Congestion (28 Jan 2003)

John Spellar: ...a scheme could be rolled out. Of course, it is not just about bus transport, either scheduled routes or specialised buses, but about creating the facilities for safer school routes, whether for cycling or walking, and providing realistic alternatives to reduce the need or desire for the school run.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (28 Jan 2003)

Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on departmental funding for local cycling projects.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (Protective Equipment) (28 Jan 2003)

Jeffrey M. Donaldson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to introduce legislation to compel cyclists to wear personal protective equipment; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Transport: Motor Cycling Strategy (27 Jan 2003)

Vincent Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the progress in drawing up a national motor cycling strategy; and when he expects it to be published.

Written Answers — Transport: Transport Safety Statistics (27 Jan 2003)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the cost of a life figure used is in cost benefit calculations relating to safety improvements in (a) rail, (b) road, (c) air, (d) pedestrian (e) cycling and (f) other modes of transport.

Scottish Parliament: Diesel Spills (Safety Campaign) (22 Jan 2003)

Lewis Macdonald: continue to talk to us about other ways in which road haulage modernisation can be progressed with public support and I am happy to discuss that. We regularly meet representatives of the motor cycling community in Scotland, including the Motorcycle Action Group, the Motor Cycle Industry Association and the British Motorcyclists Federation. They have not raised directly with us the...

Obesity in Children (22 Jan 2003)

David Lammy: Thank you, Mr. McWilliam. Those routes, which link nearby housing estates, enable pupils to cycle to school from up to five miles away without having to go along main roads. The Departments for Education and Skills and for Culture, Media and Sport are developing schemes aimed at increasing the take-up of sporting opportunities among five to 16- year-olds. They aim to increase the percentage...

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