Results 3361–3380 of 4034 for cycling

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Parliamentary Advisers (24 May 2002)

Richard Caborn: ... Cricket Eccles Defence Sports Jarrow Football Luton, North Yachting Mansfield Horse Racing Newcastle upon Tyne, North Athletics Nottingham, South Tennis Reading, East Cycling Reading, West Shooting & Fishing Rugby and Kenilworth Golf Sittingbourne and Sheppey Rugby Union Tyne Bridge Greyhound Racing Wakefield Rugby League

Post Office Closures (15 May 2002)

Roger Gale: ...and needs help. We have talked a lot about business, and I understand that this is a commercial business, but if we lose the expertise of all those people delivering all those letters, trudging and cycling all those miles all around the country every day except Sunday—although even on Sunday there are collections—we shall never get it back. I want to say to hon. Members on both sides...

Written Answers — Health: Obesity (15 May 2002)

Yvette Cooper: ...and the Regions (DTLR), in association with this Department, published "Walk in to Work Out", a pack which provides practical assistance on how to give people more choice about walking and cycling to work. A copy of this pack has been placed in the Library. DTLR intends to publish a national walking strategy later this year which will cover the health benefits of walking. These benefits...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Seaside Towns (Marketing) (13 May 2002)

Kim Howells: ...and the New Forest have been working together to develop new sorts of holidays. Often, these are niche holidays in which people can have a traditional break at a seaside resort, but also go cycling or engage in other activities in the hinterland. That is a good way forward for resorts and their hinterlands.

Sport (8 May 2002)

Baroness Blackstone: My Lords, from all that we have heard today, it is clear that there are a great many in your Lordships' House, and beyond, who feel truly passionately about sport—including cycling. Although I am in favour of cycling, whenever I take to a bike the chain comes off. Therefore, I am going to stick to valley walks and the tennis court and—dare I say on such an auspicious day—supporting the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cyclists (Fixed Penalties) (1 May 2002)

John Denham: monitor fixed penalties issued against pedal cyclists, are given in the table. The exercise has not been repeated for 2001. Fixed Penalties—Number of substantive tickets issued for pedal cycle offences by offence and police force area, January to December 2000 Police force area Carrying more than one person on pedal cycle Cycling on the footway (pavement) Total Avon and...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (26 Apr 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: ...5,119,200 665.215 129.95 709 Notes: *Population figures: Mid-year estimates, GROS, 1999. †Plus Cycling, Walking and Safer Streets projects designated by local authorities. A year on year breakdown of the Executive's transport expenditure, actual and planned, for 2000-01 through to 2003-04 is available in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Regional Development: Traffic (15 Apr 2002)

Peter Robinson: .... In this context, the aim of the regional transportation strategy is to enable a move away from a transport system dominated by car use to a more balanced and integrated system in which walking, cycling and public transport will be attractive options on many trips. The focus will be on moving people and goods rather than moving vehicles; it will be on making people more aware of the full...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Report of the Committee for the Environment: Inquiry into Transport used for Children Travelling to and from School (15 Apr 2002)

Gerry McHugh: ...last 30 years. However, I can mention the last 70 years of underfunding and discrimination in the part of Ireland that I come from, west of the Bann. No one has a monopoly on that. Whether children cycle to school or travel by bus or on foot, their safety is of paramount importantance to all of us. I agree with the recommendations, but I wish to highlight recommendation 1, which refers to...

Scottish Parliament: Transport (28 Mar 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: ...continuing commitment to Highland as well as lowland Scotland. Improvements have been delivered throughout rural Scotland through the rural transport fund. Considerable investment has been made in cycling, walking and safer streets projects, and in the progression of 94 schemes under the motorway and trunk road programme, including a new bridge over the Forth at Kincardine.

Multi-ethnicity and Multi-culturalism (20 Mar 2002)

the Bishop of Chester: ...several Members of this House referred this evening, partly emerged because of the long and distinguished emphases upon the spiritual basis of monarchy and Parliament alike—warm beer and ladies cycling to evensong indeed, even if we do now have to add chicken tikka masala, whatever that is. I should like to say a further word at this point about the monarchy itself. It is a subject which...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Research Documents (12 Mar 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...series, Building Regulations' Approved Documents and Housing's Research Summaries). Where targeted at specific groups of users—for example road safety officers, local government officers, cycling groups—the results of research may be distributed through advisory leaflets or best practice guidance.

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: ...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 allowing...

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 person a...

Police Reform Bill [HL] (7 Mar 2002)

Lord Dixon-Smith: ...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 tourism...

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.

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