Results 3301–3320 of 3997 for cycling

Business of the House (11 Jul 2002)

Ms Jane Griffiths: ...being enjoyed by millions, although, sadly, in this country only viewers of ITV2 can watch it. Does he agree that a tour of Britain would be a wonderful opportunity not only to inspire our future cycling stars but to regenerate rural areas that suffered so badly from foot and mouth last year? Will he be able to find time for a debate on the future of cycling as a sport?

Police Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 9 — Police powers for local authority employees (10 Jul 2002)

Norman Baker: ...Minister accepted that that will be the case. In fact, he said that it was a good idea that organisations such as Jarvis and those in the railway industry would have the power to issue tickets for cycling on pavements. That is what we face—the Government's proposals do not make sense. The Minister says that he did not say anything of the sort, but the Hansard report of the Committee...

Written Answers — Transport: Large Stadiums (10 Jul 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...note 13 on Transport (PPG13) of March 2001 requires that development comprising jobs, shopping, leisure and services should offer a realistic choice of access by public transport, walking and cycling. It also sets a national maximum parking standard of one space per 15 seats at stadiums with 1,500 or more seats.

Written Answers — Transport: Travel Awareness Campaigns (9 Jul 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...travel initiatives including funding local authority school and work place travel plan co-ordinators, free consultancy advice for schools and organisations wanting to develop travel plans, regional cycling co-ordinators, and cycling projects through the Cycling Projects Fund. We shall shortly be inviting local authorities to bid for funding to run personalised travel planning demonstration...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Regional Transportation Strategy for  Northern Ireland 2002-2012 (3 Jul 2002)

David Ford: ...the transport problems of the regions, so it is not much of a tribute to the Minister to say that this is an improvement. I want to welcome several general points, such as the promotion of walking and cycling, which have never been properly recognised here. The work that the Minister has done and continues to do to upgrade the rail system and the announcement of an advisory body to...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (2 Jul 2002)

Theresa May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many cycling trips were made and what the total distance travelled by cyclists was in each of the last four years.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (2 Jul 2002)

Theresa May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what research he has commissioned into making (a) cycling and (b) walking routes safer; if he will place a copy in the Library; and if he will list those schemes introduced in the last two years in order to make these routes safer.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (2 Jul 2002)

Theresa May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what Government funding was provided directly for cycle lanes in each of the last four years; and if he will make a statement; (2) how much money was allocated to local authorities in each of the last four years for the provision of cycle lanes.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (2 Jul 2002)

Theresa May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the total length of cycle lanes is in the UK; and what percentage of these are (a) on the side of the carriageway, (b) on the pavement and (c) independent of a road or pavement.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Schools: Schools (27 Jun 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: Between 2000 and 2004 over £21 million will have been made available by the Scottish Executive to local authorities to take forward work on walking, cycling and safer streets projects. These resources can be used to implement measures which will encourage more children to walk to school. It is, however, for each local authority to decide how best to use its allocation having regard to...

Education Bill (26 Jun 2002)

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...way to the one priority of transport. Although transport is important, it is not the only factor that deters students from participating in further education. A few years ago I knew a student who cycled 12 miles to a Lincolnshire college. There was little in the way of public transport for him to use, so he would have been much better supported in other ways. He came from a poor family...

Business Park (Audenshaw and Denton) (26 Jun 2002)

Mr Andrew Bennett: ...in July, but their importance to Manchester is that they will help to secure major regeneration of the city's east side. On the east side, the emphasis will be on new sports facilities: the stadium, the baths and the cycling facilities. It seems absolutely crazy for North West Water to want credit for helping to make those sports facilities work in the east side of Manchester while...

Transport (London) (26 Jun 2002)

Tom Brake: ...rail services and the franchise negotiations. What is happening to South Central, where is it going in terms of a new franchise, and will it deliver what commuters want? We could have talked about cycling, and it is a pity that the Mayor is scaling down the plans for the cycle network. We could have talked about road safety. I am concerned about the way in which TFL is operating in that...

Public Bill Committee: Police Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 10 - Railway safety accreditation scheme (25 Jun 2002)

Norman Baker: The Minister nods. I fail to understand why it is necessary to give people who are accredited under the scheme powers that enable them to deal with cycling on the footway, dog fouling or abandoned vehicles. I hope that we do not have abandoned vehicles on railway lines too often. Several powers seem surplus to requirements, and I would have more sympathy with the proposal if it were limited...

Public Bill Committee: Police Reform Bill [Lords]: Clause 36 - Community safety accreditation schemes (25 Jun 2002)

Norman Baker: ...that the owners of Newhaven town centre will be able to apply for—and would receive—authorisation from the chief constable for an accredited scheme to be operative there. If that were to happen, if someone was cycling in the town centre in an area that they regarded to be public land, an individual who was employed by a private company—and who was, predominantly, looking...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (25 Jun 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: ...on road safety, including the promotion of Pass Plus, based on local needs. The Scottish Executive has provided additional resources to local authorities for Safer Routes To School and for Cycling, Walking and Safer Streets projects. These total over £21 million over the period 2000-01 to 2003-04. In September 2001 the Executive announced funding of £810,000 over six years for...

Scottish Parliament written answers — School Transport: School Transport (24 Jun 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: The Executive has provided financial support to local authorities to assist them to develop Safer Routes to School and Cycling, Walking and Safer Streets projects. Guidance on How to run Safer Routes to School was published by the Scottish Executive in December 1999. There are no plans to amend it. Local authorities receive funding from the Executive through the Rural Public Passenger...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Expenditure: Scottish Executive Expenditure (20 Jun 2002)

Andy Kerr: ...NHS Helpline £27,832 Total £1,519,042 Development Department Foolsspeed £168,418 Safe Cycling £32,510 Drug Driving £194,700 ...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cycling (17 Jun 2002)

Mr Tom Cox: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what action his Department is taking to deter adults from cycling on pavements in residential areas; and if he will make a statement.

Scottish Parliament: Participation in Sport (12 Jun 2002)

Irene McGugan: ...not very keen on competitive sports. We must acknowledge that there has been a move away from team sports and activities to more individual activities that people want to do on their own, such as cycling. The option of participating at different skill levels must be available, so that nobody feels excluded or disillusioned. It is also important to note the lack of indoor facilities for...


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