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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Highway Code: Pedestrians (26 Jun 2018)

Jesse Norman: As part of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy Safety Review, the Government issued a Call for Evidence on improving safety, and perceptions of safety for cyclists and pedestrians. The Call for Evidence closed on 1 June with over 13,000 responses. We are considering responses, including suggestions to review the Highway Code and pedestrian priority, alongside the available evidence...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Road Traffic Offences: Fixed Penalties (22 Jun 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...are still under review by the ministry of justice. Secondly, on 9 March 2018, the Department for Transport published an independent legal report which considers the case for a change in law for cycling, equivalent to causing death or serious injury by dangerous or careless driving. The Department is considering the report and will publish a response shortly. This work is part of an open...

Carers Action Plan 2018-20: Supporting Carers Today - Motion to Take Note (21 Jun 2018)

Baroness Brinton: ...and miss our Mum when she is at the hospital … We love Gurpreet very much and love spending time with her but we also want time to do things children our age do like going to the park or going cycling”. Satnam is immensely proud of her very special and complex girl and of her other two children and their amazing support. They are the joy of her life. The question is whether the carers...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (21 Jun 2018)

Jamie Stone: We have with us here today pupils and staff from Wick high school, in my constituency, who have won a national first prize for inventing a very clever cycling safety device. What will the Government do to ensure that these pupils have the best possible access to state-of-the-art digital communications, so that they can make the very best of their future careers?

Road Maintenance - Question (19 Jun 2018)

Lord Berkeley: ...Minister for that reply, but many organisations will think that even that increase is nothing like enough. The RAC reckons that potholes cost drivers £100 million a year in damage to their cars. Cycling UK notes that in 2016, 64 cyclists were killed or seriously injured because of potholes. I nearly joined that rank when I fell into a pothole, which was under water, outside your...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling and Walking: Finance (19 Jun 2018)

Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding his Department has allocated to (a) cycling and (b) walking infrastructure projects in each of the last 20 years.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: EU Transport Council (14 Jun 2018)

Chris Grayling: ...and technology in transport. Commissioner Bulc also presented an action plan on military mobility; in reply to Luxembourg, she confirmed that a range of actions were being pursued under the EU cycling strategy and, in reply to Finland, set out plans for an upcoming public consultation on summertime arrangements. Furthermore, Sweden noted the 18-19 June summit on connected and autonomous...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Ethnic Groups (13 Jun 2018)

Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of cycling uptake among ethnic minority groups; and what steps he is taking to encourage an increase in that uptake among those groups.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling and Walking: Finance (13 Jun 2018)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to assist local authorities with funding infrastructure improvements as part of Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cars (8 Jun 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Department supports the principles behind World Car Free Day, of encouraging an increase in cycling and walking for short journeys to reduce traffic congestion and emissions from road transport, as well as increasing health benefits from more active lifestyles. It is for cities and local authorities to determine if, and how, they choose to participate as part of World Car Free Day. The...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: EU Transport Council (6 Jun 2018)

Chris Grayling: ...Commission will present Phase Three of the Mobility Package (published May 2018), followed by information on the action plan for military mobility, and an update on the implementation of the EU cycling strategy. The delegations from Sweden and Greece will then provide information on automated and connected driving and functioning of the fair competition framework in the aviation sector...

Stonehenge: Proposed Road Alterations (5 Jun 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...the proper concern that she and my hon. Friend the Member for Brentwood and Ongar framed. She was right to draw attention to air quality and the community-use aspects of the site. Her joy in cycling, I am pleased to say, will be enabled and furthered by the greenways planned as part of the renewal of the site, alongside the removal of the A303. I must, however, put it on the record that I...

Potholes and Road Maintenance (5 Jun 2018)

Andrew Selous: I reiterate the point on cycling that other hon. Members have made: 64 cyclists were killed or seriously injured in 2016, so it is a serious issue. On the value-for-money point, would the hon. Lady agree that using a Jetpatcher to repair a whole section of road, as Central Bedfordshire Council and other councils are doing, can sometimes be more efficient and a better use of taxpayers’ money...

Scottish Parliament: Edinburgh City Bypass (A720) (31 May 2018)

Gordon Lindhurst: ...to use them. People have to use the A720 to come that way into Edinburgh. There are also other considerations about the Sheriffhall roundabout. A number of campaign groups, predominantly from the cycling lobby, have voiced concern about safety, and cyclists are some of those who are trying to use alternative means to get to work. I have asked the minister about that previously, and I look...

Scottish Parliament: Central Scotland Transport Infrastructure (31 May 2018)

Humza Yousaf: ...met representatives of Scottish Canals recently, I will ensure that we facilitate that meeting. It is, of course, worth saying that the overwhelming majority of users of the canal are on foot and cycling, using active travel, which will continue to be the case. Notwithstanding that, I will ensure that Mark Griffin is kept up to date.

Scottish Parliament: Active Travel (Environment and Climate Change) (31 May 2018)

Humza Yousaf: ...on our climate change plans and commitments. That is why, as Brian Whittle will know, we have doubled the active travel budget from £40 million to £80 million per year. That funding is providing cycling and walking infrastructure across the country, such as segregated infrastructure in towns and cities, greater access to bikes—including, I hope, electric bikes—education and training...

Business of the House (24 May 2018)

Andrea Leadsom: I might be tempted to say that this is a bit of a ding-dong, but the issue of cycling and its danger to pedestrians is very real. I have had an appalling case in which the child of constituents of mine was killed by a cyclist who had mounted the pavement. It is a very serious issue and I sincerely encourage my hon. Friend to seek an Adjournment debate; although there is an amusing element,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways (24 May 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 in England over the period to 2021. Funding for cycling infrastructure in the rest of the UK is a matter for the devolved administrations. Since the Strategy’s publication, the Government has made further support...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Accidents (24 May 2018)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cyclists have (a) been injured and (b) died from cycling-related accidents in (i) York and (ii) the UK in each of the last eight years.

Public Bill Committee: Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords]: Trailer registration (22 May 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...is very much what I bring. We want to involve an expert consideration with stakeholders as part of our reflection. I have found that enormously helpful in other aspects of my portfolio—walking, cycling or road safety—but it is an integral part of the discussion. When we are trying to bring an amorphous body of data under control, it is important to include case studies, which we can...


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