Results 3561–3580 of 4059 for cycling

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyclists (London) (13 Jun 2000)

Keith Hill: We are supporting London local authorities in the creation of the London cycle network, which aims to develop 2,900 km of cycle routes that are safe and convenient. As part of that initiative, a design manual has been produced by the boroughs to assist in achieving high standards of cycling safety.

Transport Bill (5 Jun 2000)

Lord Whitty: local transport plans will be welcome and will no doubt be referred to in the 10-year plan of my noble friend Lord Macdonald. I can also assure my noble friend Lord Berkeley that walking and cycling are still key components of local transport plans and safety in general is a major part of the guidance to local transport authorities in drawing up those plans. The noble Lord, Lord...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (31 May 2000)

Kenny MacAskill: ...introduce a series of seminars, similar to those run by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on methods of school travel in order to give advice on the promotion of walking, cycling and public transport for all types of schools.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Draft Transport Bill (25 May 2000)

Sarah Boyack: ...rail facilities for the rest of the journey. We are also committed to providing opportunities that give parents an alternative to taking their children to school by making options such as walking, cycling or using public transport safer. That is why this morning I announced £5.2 million of new investment for local authorities.

Opposition Day: Transport (24 May 2000)

Robert Syms: western Europe, pay the most for petrol and diesel and for cars, are more likely to have our cars broken into, are least likely to find workable alternatives such as public transport or cycling, have a lower level of car ownership than in Europe, are highly taxed and receive the lowest return on investment in roads and public transport. The AA concluded: At the root of this depressing...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (23 May 2000)

Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to make cycling safer for children.

Orders of the Day — Royal Parks (Trading) Bill: Maximum Penalty (17 May 2000)

David Maclean: ...would assist in the presentation of my argument, I shall not go through them because I think that you would rule me out of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. However, activities prohibited in parks include cycling, noise, interfering with plants and fungus and treading on flowerbeds and shrubberies, for example. I assume that the Minister will say that those examples are not trading offences....

New Clause 30: Use of Receipts from Licensing Schemes (10 May 2000)

Keith Hill: ...the number of workers commuting to work by car—very good. Businesses providing relatively high levels of employee parking would pay a higher levy than those providing lower levels—very good. Recycling the revenue raised to reduce business rates in the area of the licensing scheme would mean that the levy placed no additional costs on business overall, although some individual...

Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill (11 Apr 2000)

Lord Quirk: ...the health risks to themselves--if not to me--are mitigated by an obligatory helmet. Sex, as we surely know in this House by now--having had so many debates on it--is a commoner pursuit than motor cycling or even smoking. Let the information thereon, so far as social responsibility and personal well-being are concerned, start to be at least as cogent and clear.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (6 Apr 2000)

Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what the arrangements are for monitoring levels of cycling in Scotland and how it is evaluating progress in meeting the targets set out in the national cycling strategy.

Tourism and the Rural Economy (5 Apr 2000)

Baroness Byford: ...that this nation can afford. Our rural economy must take full advantage of the range of activities that tourists of all ages and backgrounds enjoy and for which they are prepared to pay. Walking, cycling and horse riding are as popular now as ever. Farmers and landowners can benefit by offering traffic-free access to beautiful landscapes and perhaps challenging terrain. Coming from...

Scottish Parliament: A701 (Upgrading) (5 Apr 2000)

Sarah Boyack: ...wider development plan strategies. Such proposals should, as far as is practicable, be integrated with existing settlements, and should be capable of being accessed by public transport and by local cycle and footpath networks. Although the Lothian structure plan predates NPPG 17, its policies are still consistent with the guideline. The structure plan sets out a clear commitment to...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Roads: Roads (3 Apr 2000)

Sarah Boyack: a matter for Midlothian Council who have stated that they are committed to pursuing a package of measures including proposals designed to enhance the potential for public transport, walking and cycling along the existing route.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Traffic Reduction: Traffic Reduction (27 Mar 2000)

Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive what resources it will commit and what action it is taking to address any problems which are barriers to more children walking or cycling, such as the lack of secure cycle parking, too much traffic, speed of traffic and lack of facilities at danger points.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (27 Mar 2000)

Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive why its proposals for the Integrated Transport Bill contain no proposals to encourage walking and cycling.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (21 Mar 2000)

Sarah Boyack: Since coming into office, the Scottish Executive has taken a number of actions related to cycling. In December last year I hosted the Scottish Cycling Conference. The aim of this high level conference was to address strategic issues related to the promotion and development of cycling as a mode of transport in Scotland. Each local authority and health board in Scotland was invited to send...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Organic Farming (16 Mar 2000)

Elliot Morley: ...impact of organic farming is one of the three main objectives of the Ministry's organic research and development programme. For example, studies on biodiversity, soil fertility and nutrient cycling are in progress. Earlier work has indicated that organic farming has a positive effect on biodiversity.

Road Safety (13 Mar 2000)

Lord Brougham and Vaux: .... I wish him the very best of luck. I welcome in the strategy the extremely broad context across which the Government seek to reduce road casualties, especially the specific references made to both cycling and motorcycling, and the clear intention to seek support from all areas within both national and local government and society at large. I shall focus my remarks on where I consider that...

Scottish Parliament: Climate Change (9 Mar 2000)

Sarah Boyack: ...cent higher in the centres of our largest cities, just because of congestion. Encouraging and promoting modal shift from the private car to public transport or to other forms of transport such as cycling and walking will also reduce emissions. Our integrated transport strategy is therefore central to addressing climate change. Energy is another crucial sector in which we must reduce...

Planning (7 Mar 2000)

John Prescott: homes should use recycled land or buildings. That compares with the previous Government's target of 50 per cent. Finally, we must seek to reduce car dependence by facilitating more walking and cycling, and improve access between housing, jobs, local services and local amenities by planning for mixed use. I am today publishing our new planning policy guidance note 3 on housing and our...

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