Results 3341–3360 of 3995 for cycling

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: ...in 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: ...to 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.

Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitor-General: Road Offences (Cyclists) (10 Jan 2002)

Ben Chapman: ...riding down footpaths, riding on pavements and riding in the wrong direction down one-way streets? Penalties exist, but are insufficiently applied. What could be done to rectify the problem of lawless cycling in general, and the specific problem caused by the failure of some authorities to issue fixed penalties?

Rural and Island Transport (8 Jan 2002)

David Drew: ...to be a pleasure to ride my bike around the rural parts of my constituency. That is still usually so, but if someone drives up behind at 60 mph in a narrow lane it makes one think carefully about cycling there. The Government should address that problem with an education programme, if nothing else, to persuade people to drive more considerately in rural areas. I turn to some specific...

Athletics (18 Dec 2001)

Lord Monro of Langholm: ...of other policies before he made them. I believe that that is a policy that has rather disappeared in recent years. I have also been president of the three governing bodies of rugby football, motorcycling and shooting, and a member of the BOA and the CCPR. I am afraid that I want to talk more controversially about the sorry story of incompetence and muddle concerning Wembley and other...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Cyclists (18 Dec 2001)

Julie Kirkbride: May I tell the Minister of a very sad case in my constituency, where a young man died this summer while delivering papers, when he was knocked over while cycling? Clearly, we send our condolences to his parents this Christmas, as they will feel the effects deeply. Will the Minister pay tribute to one of our local bobbies, PC Twentyman, who, since then, has tried to ensure that all young...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Government Advisory Group for Motor Cycling (18 Dec 2001)

Bill Wiggin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions whether the Government Advisory Group for Motor Cycling has been disbanded.

Written Answers — Health: Childhood Obesity (17 Dec 2001)

Jacqui Smith: .... We are also working across Government to ensure that children have opportunities to participate in a wide range of physical and sporting activities, including high quality physical education and walking and cycling to school. This is backed up by significant investment, including £581 million of New Opportunities Fund money for the physical education and sports programme, which is...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Children and Young People: Children and Young People (17 Dec 2001)

Nicol Stephen: ...in the arts field and a full range of sports, including football, shinty, badminton and swimming, and adventurous outdoor activities such as sailing, canoeing, orienteering, abseiling, hill walking and cycling. Many of these activity programmes are provided on a residential basis at weekends and during the Easter and summer breaks. A further £8 million is being made available over...


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