Results 3541–3560 of 4350 for cycling

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive: Childhood Obesity (26 Jun 2003)

Sarah Boyack: ...weight gain for children and adolescents, which will lead to major health problems in adulthood? Over the past 20 years, the number of children travelling to school by car, as opposed to walking or cycling, has doubled. Will the minister and the Executive agree to work across departments on the issue? Does the minister recognise that schemes such as the safer routes to school scheme not...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Rural Sport and Recreation (25 Jun 2003)

Richard Caborn: ...countryside. Data from the Great Britain Day Visit Survey 2002/03 indicates that of day trips made to the countryside 40.5 per cent. were for the purpose of physical activity, including walking and cycling. Sport England has allocated the following funding to rural sports in 2002–03: £ Lottery Exchequer Angling — 128,000 Caving — 5,000 Equestrian 359,182 46,000...

Anti-social Behaviour Bill: Clause 13 — Injunctions Against Anti-Social Behaviour on Application of Certain Social Landlords (24 Jun 2003)

James Paice: Minister for Housing and Planning, together with the new Minister for Crime Reduction, Policing and Community Safety, whom I assume is pleased that her colleague has not been put in charge of cycling, bearing in mind a faux pas that he made previously in the House, which was probably the cause of the period of Trappist silence to which he was consigned. Clearly, however, he has paid...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (24 Jun 2003)

Gregory Barker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has received regarding (a) targets for increasing the volume of transport by bicycle and (b) attainment of those targets.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Road Safety (20 Jun 2003)

Don Foster: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list (a) improvements in pedestrian and cycling facilities, (b) traffic reduction and calming measures and (c) other local transport schemes which have been pursued as part of (i) Local Strategic Partnerships, (ii) the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund and (iii) the New Deal for Communities projects, including in each case details of (A) expenditure...

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Cycling Projects Fund (19 Jun 2003)

Kim Howells: I have today announced grants totalling £2.285m to 155 bidders to the second round of the Department's Cycling Projects Fund. The fund was launched in 2002 as a two-year funding programme to support the growth of local provision for cycling. The response from schools, NHS providers, cycling groups and both the voluntary and private sector has been excellent. I have therefore decided, as in...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycles (17 Jun 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: The Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) is currently considering, together with the National Cycling Strategy Board, ways to improve facilities for cyclists at stations and on trains. It will hold a consultation exercise on its proposals in due course. The SRA is expected, in examining proposals for new or replacement passenger rail franchises, to have regard to delivery of the 10-Year Plan for...

Scottish Parliament: Public Transport (12 Jun 2003)

Brian Monteith: ...more substantial and that will stand up to greater analysis than, for instance, the Scottish Parliament project. There are many significant areas to deal with in transport, including walking and cycling. We have to consider whether people on motorbikes should be able to access bus lanes. We have public and private transport—cars and railways and buses—but it strikes me that there is...

Written Answers — Home Department: Antisocial Behaviour (12 Jun 2003)

Bob Ainsworth: ...issue a fixed penalty notice for graffiti and fly-posting. The power to issue a fixed penalty notice to parents for truancy. The power to stop cyclists in order to issue a fixed penalty notice for cycling on a footpath. Accredited persons only Accredited persons will also be given the power to issue penalty notices for disorder (CSOs already have this power). As they do not have the power...

Countryside (11 Jun 2003)

Lord Hoyle: ...plans on that issue. Tourism is one of the growth areas in the countryside. In my area, the Commonwealth Games helped to make a wider audience aware of the lovely countryside that surrounds us. The cycling events took place in the Bolton and Chorley rural areas and drew attention to Rivington and other places. This has enabled us to attract many more tourists. On the down side, however,...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Cycling (11 Jun 2003)

Kate Hoey: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what criteria have been used to decide that the Sports Council of Northern Ireland does not recognise the British Cycling Federation as the governing body for cycling within Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Recycling (10 Jun 2003)

Michael Meacher: ...for recyclates in the UK and has set up the Waste and Resources Action Programme to create stable and efficient markets for recycled materials and products and to remove barriers to re-use and re-cycling in the UK.

Written Answers — Transport: Walking/Cycling (9 Jun 2003)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he is taking to encourage walking and cycling as alternatives to road transport; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Transport: Walking/Cycling (9 Jun 2003)

John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps are being taken to develop a national walking strategy; and if he will make a statement.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Speed Limits: Speed Limits (9 Jun 2003)

Nicol Stephen: ...using part of their allocations from these quality of life funds on road safety measures. The Scottish Executive also provides resources to local authorities, currently £8 million per annum, for Cycling, Walking and Safer Streets projects. These resources, which are in addition to their block allocation, can be used for a range of measures including 20 mph speed limits around schools....

A47 (4 Jun 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: ...capacity on the A47, new bus and coach services and some localised improvements to rail facilities. It also supports increases in the take-up of travel plans and the promotion of walking and cycling strategies in the towns along the corridor. It would be premature of us to give our views on the recommendations now. However, the study has raised a number of important issues and it may be...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (3 Jun 2003)

Ian Liddell-Grainger: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to assist councils to encourage the use of bicycles in rural areas.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (3 Jun 2003)

Paul Truswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has received regarding the fitting of (a) bells and (b) other warning devices to all bicycles by (i) owners and (ii) manufacturers and suppliers; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (3 Jun 2003)

Ms Jane Griffiths: ...for Transport what assessment he has made of the costs and benefits of (a) his Department's campaign to promote helmet-wearing for teenage cyclists and (b) other strategies and campaigns to promote cycle use.

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