Results 3561–3580 of 4021 for cycling

Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech (22 Nov 1999)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: ...land must be made available for facilities and developments which attract freight and extra passengers and create high quality interchange between rail and other modes of transport such as bus, cycling and walking. The temptation to make a quick profit from selling railway land for non-railway related developments must be resisted if the land has transport potential. Railway regulation is...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (22 Nov 1999)

Alasdair Morgan: To ask the Scottish Executive which projects have been aided under the Trunk Road Cycling Initiatives in the last five years, and how much was spent on each project.

Scottish Parliament: Open Question Time — scottish executive: Joint Working (4 Nov 1999)

Sarah Boyack: ...in our cities and in the more congested central belt. We must make public transport more attractive and seek ways of shifting freight off our roads. We must also recognise the important role that walking and cycling can play in an integrated strategy. We must ensure that they are safe options. Roads have an important role and we will maintain and restore the motorway and trunk road network...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Education: Education (19 Jul 1999)

Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what initiatives or legislative proposals it intends to bring forward to support or promote cycling proficiency in schools, and whether it intends to provide additional resources to do so either directly to schools or through local authorities.

Opposition Day: Motorists (15 Jul 1999)

John Redwood: ...villages; and urges the Government to increase investment in public transport, facilities to let people get out of their car on to a bus or train, and alternatives to the car such as walking and cycling so that more people have real choice, instead of trying to force motorists out of their cars before the alternatives are available. It gives me great pleasure to move the motion and to...

Class III: Transport (12 Jul 1999)

James Gray: ...hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington (Mr. Brake) because he talks glibly about the countryside even though he lives in central London. He is more at home talking about such things as walking, cycling, integrated transport and cutting vehicle emissions, which are the home territory of the Liberal Democrats, than some of the issues on which he pontificates often in this place. The...

Orders of the Day — Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Bill [Lords]: Referral of Young Offenders to Youth Offender Panels (8 Jul 1999)

John Greenway: ...of State, Home Office, the hon. Member for Brent, South (Mr. Boateng), has recently expressed concern about a particularly prevalent minor offence that youngsters are wont to commit, which is cycling on the pavement. I must confess that that offence did not cross my mind. Yesterday, the Minister tabled a statutory instrument, which provides for an on-the-spot fine or fixed penalty notice...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Cycles and Cyclist's Safety Equipment (6 Jul 1999)

Patricia Hewitt: I beg to move amendment No. 13, in page 27, line 1, leave out from 'to' to end of line 3 and insert 'the condition that the employee must use the cycle or safety equipment mainly for qualifying journeys.'. While the House is in a happy mood of consensus on environmental objectives—which was far less obvious in our earlier debate on the fuel duty escalator—let us turn to ...

Scottish Parliament: Peripheral Route, Aberdeen (23 Jun 1999)

Sarah Boyack: ...I expect Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council to address: the importance of the western peripheral route relative to sustainable transport measures in the city centre, such as walking, cycling, increased bus priority and improved bus frequencies; and the extent to which bus priority and other measures in the city centre are dependent on early progress of the bypass. I understand...

Clause 6: Payment of Tax Credit by Employers etc (22 Jun 1999)

Eric Pickles: ...to the same article, the Prime Minister is worried about the effect on middle England—again, something that the Paymaster General has embraced: she is clearly in favour of warm beer, and matrons cycling happily through the countryside. Were it not for the European elections, the Government might have accepted our proposals. Perhaps our victory has had the detrimental effect of...

Rail Network Integration (London) (16 Jun 1999)

Jim Fitzpatrick: In opening this debate, I do not think that it is at all inappropriate to seek your indulgence, Mr. Deputy Speaker, simply to mention that this is national bike week, and that today is national cycle to work day, which is strongly supported by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. This morning, I personally participated in the events, by cycling from Barking to...

WHO Environment and Health Conference (15 Jun 1999)

Tessa Jowell: ...environmental impact assessments—transport-related health impacts, and the impact on vulnerable groups and sensitive areas. It will also establish guideline values for the health implications of transport activities, promote cycling and walking, and establish policy measures and instruments for sustainable and health-promoting transport.

Bells on Pedal Cycles (19 May 1999)

Ben Bradshaw: ...my hon. Friend the Member for Broxtowe (Dr. Palmer) brings it to the House with the noblest of motives. I should declare an interest in that I am chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on cycling, which now has a record membership. I cover about 200 miles a week by bike, both in my Exeter constituency and in London. Although the Bill is well intentioned, I speak against it because...

Prayers: A63 (Melton Junction) (12 May 1999)

Nick Raynsford: ...to local authorities for putting together their local transport plans says that we expect them to consider road safety issues in all relevant policies, including social policies and measures to encourage walking and cycling. We shall be looking to local authorities to establish a strategic approach to their road safety problems, and to work in partnership with others to develop local...

Orders of the Day — Greater London Authority Bill: Road User Charging (5 May 1999)

Tom Brake: .... It did not receive the support of the official Opposition, apparently because they did not understand what it meant. Road user charging must be hypothecated for the purposes of public transport, cycling and walking, which is why we have tabled an amendment on that subject. It must also be hypothecated permanently, and we have tabled an amendment to that effect. It is clear that we...

Orders of the Day — Rail Services (Wansbeck) (27 Apr 1999)

Glenda Jackson: ...poor quality of life for people who live and work there. Our aim is to reduce people's dependency on the car by delivering real alternatives—such as better public transport and improved facilities for cycling and walking. Our railway network will have a central role in an integrated transport system, and if we are to persuade people of the benefits of switching from car to rail, we...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (20 Apr 1999)

Michael Jack: ...had until fairly recently carried on declining. When talking about a new deal, there was an argument about the dead-weight effect of that measure. The argument involved whether the natural cycling of jobs and changes in the economy might well have produced new employment opportunities. I must be fair to the hon. Gentleman because, having quoted an analysis, I must accept that it...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Environmentally Friendly Road Transport (15 Apr 1999)

Ben Bradshaw: I warmly welcome the imaginative measures in the Budget to promote cycling, including the tax breaks for employers and employees to encourage cycling to work, which will go a substantial way towards helping us to achieve our target of quadrupling cycling by 2010. What is my hon. Friend doing to publicise those measures and to increase the take-up?

Orders of the Day — Employment Relations Bill: Motor Cycling (30 Mar 1999)

Glenda Jackson: I am most grateful to my hon. Friend the Member for Ealing, North (Mr. Pound) for raising the issue of motor cycling, for his generosity in affording the opportunity for our hon. Friend the Member for Salford (Ms Blears) to add her particularly informed contribution to the debate, and for raising the memory of Marlon Brando in virtually anything. I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Member...


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