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Scottish Parliament: Commonwealth Games (1 May 2018)

David Stewart: victory in the pool in the 100-metres freestyle and winning a total of six medals. However, the strength and ability of Scottish athletes were on display across a range of events, including—but not limited to—cycling, bowls, swimming and gymnastics. All the members of team Scotland—the athletes, coaches and wider staff—deserve congratulations for their incredible...

Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill [Lords]: Magor with Undy Walkway Station (30 Apr 2018)

Jessica Morden: ...unique assets of the future station is that it would be one of the first community adopted walkway—rather than parkway—stations. It would be based in a central location within a 10 to 15 minute walk or cycle ride for all residents of Magor and Undy. That would tie in closely with the Welsh Government’s Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013, which encourages a cultural shift that...

Transport for the South East — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (25 Apr 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...of the bus companies if a Labour Government are elected. That seems to me to be not only economically unwise but thoroughly contrary to the interests of passengers. Finally, the shadow Minister raised cycling and walking. I invite Members to raise their hand if they cycled to the House of Commons today.

Health Impacts (Public Sector Duty) (25 Apr 2018)

Luciana Berger: ...impact assessment if they feel that any proposal might be detrimental to their wellbeing. Health in all policies would mean, for example, ensuring that the design of all buildings, estates and urban environments encourages walking, running, cycling, sharing and talking, and deters crime and vandalism. It means designing social security systems, including their assessments, that add to,...

Global Road Deaths (24 Apr 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...of traffic. They have not been mentioned in this debate, which I know is by accident and because of the short time we have had, but they are a very important source of the killed and seriously injured statistics. We consulted on improvements to motorcycle training and provided our response last year, setting out our long-term intention to provide for change. In September last year I...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways (24 Apr 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Government’s statutory Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, published in April 2017, outlines £1.2 billion of funding that may be invested in cycling and walking over the period to 2021. Since its publication, the Government has made further support available for cycling and walking infrastructure, through the National Productivity Investment Fund, Transforming Cities Fund...

Scottish Parliament: Sport and Physical Activity (Participation) (19 Apr 2018)

...rises in participation. For example, Scottish Athletics has experienced a 49 per cent increase in athletics club members since 2011; Scottish Swimming has had an increase of 25 per cent; and Scottish Cycling has had an increase of 12 per cent. The number of children meeting the guidelines on physical activity has increased from 71 per cent in 2008 to 76 per cent in 2016. There is more work...

Scottish Parliament: Air Quality (17 Apr 2018)

Graeme Dey: bike had risen by only 0.2 per cent in six years. At that rate of progress, it would take us until 2252 to reach the target. We do not need to look far to see success in this area. In the Netherlands, which is widely regarded as one of the best countries in Europe for cycling, 27 per cent of all journeys are made by bike, with that figure rising to 36 per cent in Amsterdam. Although...

Easter Adjournment (29 Mar 2018)

Drew Hendry: visit Tomatin distillery, Dalwhinnie distillery or indeed Speyside distillery, which has ambitious plans for expansion, starting with a new shop and visitor attraction in Aviemore. We encourage cycling and walking in my constituency, and we have fantastic biking and walking trails. I pay tribute to Grantown Grammar School. Its approach to outdoor education includes fully integrating...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Pedestrian Areas (29 Mar 2018)

Edward Argar: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to tackle cyclists cycling on pavements.

Cotswold Line Upgrades — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (28 Mar 2018)

Rachael Maskell: that transport cannot be seen in silos. First, on active travel, as a cyclist I concur with the remarks made by the hon. Member for Witney—it is crucial that we look at how people access our transport system through cycling and walking. Some of the developments in cycling, in particular in the Netherlands, have been inspirational. When the Dutch talk about multi-storey buildings...

Scottish Parliament: Bus Services (28 Mar 2018)

Alison Johnstone: ...have a part to play and have to have responsibility for the job that they undertake. Efficient, low-cost public transport is good for society and for us all. Only recently, the cross-party group on cycling and walking became the cross-party group on cycling, walking and buses. We widened our remit because good bus links are so important to our active travel infrastructure and, indeed, to...

Discarded Needles (Offences) (27 Mar 2018)

Simon Clarke: ...up, attract new jobs and restore a sense of pride and purpose. I am very proud to work with them all and they would all want me to emphasise that there is much more to Loftus than a problem with drugs. For those who love cycling, Loftus will feature in this year’s East Cleveland Klondike grand prix race, showcasing the beautiful local countryside and proving that North Yorkshire...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Road Traffic Offences (27 Mar 2018)

Mark Hendrick: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to tackle cyclists riding dangerously on (a) footpaths and (b) pavements.

Scottish Parliament: City Region Deals (27 Mar 2018)

Bruce Crawford: ..., working in collaboration with the University of Stirling and Forth Valley College. The city of Stirling’s relationship with the River Forth presents an opportunity to create enhanced pedestrian and cycle paths as well as, perhaps, to establish a new system of water taxis. That is quite an imaginative proposal and will require significant engineering in the area. It will be...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Accidents (26 Mar 2018)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) deaths and (b) serious injuries of cyclists that were attributable to poorly-maintained local roads in England in each year since 2007.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: West Midlands (26 Mar 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) deaths and (b) serious injuries of cyclists that were attributable to poorly-maintained local roads in the West Midlands in each year since 2008.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Cycling (22 Mar 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many civil servants within his Department made use of a Cycle-To-Work Scheme in each of the last five years.

Petition - Royal Bank of Scotland Closure: Birmingham Commonwealth Games and Shooting (21 Mar 2018)

Tracey Crouch: ...include shooting in the 2022 Commonwealth games bid. Rather, the optional sports and disciplines submitted as part of the bid instead include three-on-three basketball and three-on-three para-basketball; track cycling and para-track cycling; mountain biking; diving; rhythmic gymnastics; and para-triathlon. I am sure the whole House would agree that this combination of optional sports will...

Petition - Closure of Local RBS Branches in and Around Aberfeldy: Greater Manchester Metrolink (20 Mar 2018)

Jesse Norman: ..., which is believed to be the busiest in Europe; the Leigh-Salford guided busway; new bus stations and multimodal transport interchanges across Greater Manchester; and a step change in support for cycling and walking. I pay tribute to the Mayor of Greater Manchester for the work that he has done with Chris Boardman in reimagining the possibilities for walking and cycling across the whole...

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