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Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: 10-year Plan (12 Mar 2002)

Chris Grayling: ...and the Regions if he will make a statement on the policy changes that will be required to deliver land use planning directed at increasing the attractiveness of public transport, walking and cycling as described in section 12 on page 44 of the 10-year plan background analysis.

Road Safety (8 Mar 2002)

Phil Woolas: ..., but we must be realistic. The Government are well aware of the vulnerability of motor cyclists, who face particular dangers. That is why the Under-Secretary has established an advisory group on motor cycling, which has been meeting for some months. One of the most effective ways of enforcing a speed limit is to use enforcement cameras. Hon. Members may know that the Government are now...

Police (8 Mar 2002)

George Osborne: ...others, I particularly enjoyed the speech of the hon. Member for West Ham (Mr. Banks). I was waiting for him to tell us about the clack of the clogs in the Lancashire mill town and the old maids cycling home from the church and so on, but in fact he voiced a feeling that is widespread about the growing disorder in society. Many Members have drawn on their personal experiences. Two recent...

Police Reform Bill [HL] (7 Mar 2002)

Baroness Hanham: moved Amendment No. 254B: Page 124, line 11, at end insert— :TITLE3:"Seizure of cycles (1) This paragraph applies in respect of an accredited person— (a) whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him; and (b) whose employer, for the purposes of section 35 of this Act, is a local authority. (2) If an accredited person to whom this section applies has given a...

Police Reform Bill [HL] (7 Mar 2002)

Lord Dixon-Smith: ...myself too many times this afternoon, I shall avoid going into the matter further but I shall mention some of the basket of functions. The whole fixed penalty area is included, together with disorder, cycling on a footway, dog fouling, litter, powers to detain and, indeed, powers to use reasonable force to detain, requiring a name and address to be provided, and so on. All those powers are...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Enterprise, Trade and Investment: Sperrins – Tourism Strategy (25 Feb 2002)

Barry McElduff: a fhreagra. I thank the Minister for his answer. Does he agree that the Sperrins’ potential is as yet unrealised? The area is relatively undiscovered and is a superb area for fishing, walking, cycling and cultural activities. Will the Minister work with Mr McGimpsey and Dr Jim McDaid TD to look at how the cultural heritage of Glencolumbkille in Donegal has been marketed for...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Departmental Staffing (25 Feb 2002)

George Young: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what his staff complement dealing with walking and cycling policy in May 1997 was; and what the complement is now.

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Departmental Staffing (25 Feb 2002)

George Young: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the complement in his cycling and walking division to be able to meet the demands to deliver the national cycling strategy target of raised cycling levels.

Northern Ireland Assembly: School Buses (19 Feb 2002)

Mr Sam Foster: ...that every school in Northern Ireland is visited at least twice a year. In 2002-03 it is expected that officers will make over 4,000 school visits. Other work by road safety education officers that is relevant to child road safety includes: cycling proficiency programmes in schools, which train 10,000 children each year; working with post-primary schools to deliver courses on road traffic...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Cyclists (Safety) (13 Feb 2002)

Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions if he will make a statement on the requirements for cyclists to (a) use lights after dark and (b) wear cycling helmets.

Written Answers — Health: Kidney Dialysis (11 Feb 2002)

Jacqui Smith: the Library. In 1998 there were 516 patients in England using a haemodialysis machine at home. In addition, it is estimated that 1,150 adult patients and 83 children were using home automated cycling machines for peritoneal dialysis. Information for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is a matter for the devolved administrations. Equivalent information is not available at health...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Cycling (5 Feb 2002)

Dr Jenny Tonge: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what plans he has to introduce a law compelling cyclists to have bells.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Regional Transportation Strategy (4 Feb 2002)

Peter Robinson: ...about. The regional development strategy shows that there is a significant house-build programme. The figure of £80 million takes account of that. If we can supplement that figure with funding from commercial developers, we will be in an even stronger position. I have not forgotten about the importance of walking and cycling in the context of the transportation strategy. About 5% of...

Post Office (29 Jan 2002)

Colin Challen: believe from some reports that tomorrow morning, or perhaps tomorrow afternoon, people will wake up and find that some of their mail is to be delivered by a Dutchman. Perhaps a German will then come cycling down the street with direct mail, followed by a Swede with a stocking filler from Stockholm. Indeed, it is generally agreed that in recent years it is direct mail, or junk mail as...

Multi-Modal Study (Manchester) (25 Jan 2002)

Andrew Stunell: ...excellent and comprehensive conclusions. In particular, it has proposed an integrated solution that includes extending the Metrolink tram from the centre of Manchester and improving heavy-rail, bus and cycling connections. The latter were, of course, mentioned by my hon. Friend the Member for Cheadle. The study also said very clearly and directly that, unless the road network was...

Scottish Parliament: European Structural Funds (24 Jan 2002)

Alasdair Morgan: ..., as other members have said, we cannot afford CAP funding and structural funding to be decimated in tandem. We need to be aware of what is happening on that point. David Mundell mentioned the minister's cycling proficiency. We can see now why the minister has held on to his job. I presume that he took away all the copies of the leaflet himself. I was suitably chastised by David Mundell,...

Walking (Towns and Cities) (24 Jan 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ..., wherever it is located, so that it helps to promote walking rather than hindering it. We want an environment that values and encourages walking as a method of travel by integrating it with cycling and motorised modes. In some cases, that will mean a different allocation of road space. It can be reallocated by making physical changes to the layout of the carriageway and footway, and by...

Scottish Parliament: Environmentally Sustainable Employment and Recycling (24 Jan 2002)

Sarah Boyack: ...have begun to make in transport policy. We are seeking long-term investment and a better balance in how money is spent. Investment is being made in safer streets, safer routes to school, walking, cycling, buses and trains. We need to ensure that we cater not just for longer trips, but for short trips, too. Almost everyone who has spoken mentioned the national waste strategy, which local...

Railways (16 Jan 2002)

Mrs Jackie Lawrence: ...Ireland. Our area is dependent on tourism. Part of our economic development strategy has been to preserve the beauty of the area and to encourage people to come to us by rail. We have tried to increase cycling and walking holidays, which has meant encouraging people to come by train. There are social considerations, too. Many people in Milford Haven, in my constituency, do not have...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Education: Education (15 Jan 2002)

Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive what provision of cycling activities and qualified cycle personnel currently exists in schools.

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