Results 101–120 of 3725 for cycling

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (27 Feb 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: ...State for Transport, whether he has assessed HS2 Ltd’s design standards for temporary and permanent changes to on-and off-road highway infrastructure against (a) Transport for London’s London cycling design standards and (b) the Welsh Government’s Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 design standards.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Cycling (27 Feb 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps HS2 Ltd has taken to ensure the safety (a) of cyclists in relation to the design of lorries, (b) awareness of lorry drivers and (c) accreditation of lorry operators involved in HS2-related contracts.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (27 Feb 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to support highway authorities on the HS2 route to provide joined-up cycling infrastructure.

Scottish Parliament: Healthy Weight Strategy (27 Feb 2018)

Alison Johnstone: ..., proposing action on price promotions, advertising and product placement. It also suggested help for local authorities to create safe and exciting outdoor spaces, more green spaces, more walking and cycling routes and affordable and accessible sports centres. I know that the minister attended the national cross-country championships at the weekend, where she will have seen thousands of...

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

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Get Britain Cycling, published by the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group in 2013, if his Department will ensure that cycling infrastructure receives adequate funding in line with the recommendations in that report.

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

Tom Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken in the last 12 months to encourage cycling.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles: Bicycles (26 Feb 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...plan at this stage to extend grant funding to e-bikes and e-cargo bikes. The Government recognises the significant potential benefits associated with e-bikes, and its plans to boost all forms of cycling are set out in the statutory Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, published in April 2017. The Department has supported various e-bike initiatives in recent years, and some e-bikes are...

Family Relationships (Impact Assessment and Targets) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (23 Feb 2018)

Lord Blencathra: ...some of them carrying out a family impact assessment when it is quite unnecessary, wasting money and discrediting the whole thing. I can imagine, when a local authority decides to change the colour or shape of the recycling bins or boxes, it could waste months doing a family impact assessment that is not necessary. However, in housing policy a family impact assessment is absolutely vital,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cycling (23 Feb 2018)

Tom Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with representatives of cycling organisations in the last twelve months.

Volunteering - Question for Short Debate (21 Feb 2018)

Baroness Janke: ...mentors, as volunteers, as health champions and as volunteers growing produce on green space and selling it at reduced rates to encourage people to eat more fresh and healthy foods. There are cycling projects and projects that encourage people who are victims or in recovery to mentor other people and give them the understanding that they need; that happens particularly for people with...

UK Basketball — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (20 Feb 2018)

Jim Shannon: ...have kept paying for season tickets and hoping and believing, the ambition used to be for Northern Ireland to score one goal, but now it is for us to beat the best teams—and we can. Hon. Members have mentioned cycling. Britain is now the greatest cycling nation in the world. Did that happen by chance, because hundreds more people just decided to take up the sport and were good at...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cycling (20 Feb 2018)

Tom Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential benefits of cycling for public health.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Safety (20 Feb 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to improve road safety for cyclists.

Train Services: Telford and Birmingham (6 Feb 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...thrilled to hear that a further £60 million is to be spent on improving facilities at stations, including providing over 1,000 new car parking spaces, as well as more room for people to park—I am delighted to say this as the roads and cycling Minister—their bicycles. Every station in the franchise will also benefit from new information screens, more than 800 of which will...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Exercise (1 Feb 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Government’s cycle to work scheme allows employers to loan bicycle and bicycle safety equipment to employees as a tax-free benefit. The scheme is one of the many ways in which the Government is supporting active travel choices, as set out in the 2017 Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy. The Department has produced guidance, which it plans to update shortly, to encourage...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Bicycles: Hire Services (1 Feb 2018)

Steve Brine: ...specific work on the health benefits of bike-share schemes with the Department for Transport. PHE has commissioned a number of evidence reviews which include information on the health benefits of cycling, such as ‘Working Together to Promote Active Travel: A briefing for local authorities’ (2016), which is available to view here:...

Scottish Parliament: Active Travel (Road Projects) (1 Feb 2018)

Humza Yousaf: In line with the Scottish Government’s vision to promote active travel in “A Long-Term Vision for Active Travel in Scotland 2030”, the “Cycling Action Plan for Scotland” and the trunk road cycling initiative, suitable provision for all road users, including cyclists, is a significant part of our major trunk road projects. Our plan for major trunk road projects...

Scottish Parliament: World Cancer Day (1 Feb 2018)

Alison Johnstone: ...cheap fast food from a nearby takeaway. Developing a truly healthier environment is crucial, including creating more opportunities for our young people to be active during the day, walking and cycling safely. Of course, many other factors underlie the level of obesity in Scotland. Last week, Gail Ross led a timely debate on adverse childhood experiences. Preparing for that debate, I looked...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bicycles: Hire Services (31 Jan 2018)

Jesse Norman: The precise impacts of each bike share scheme vary according to location and other factors, making a specific assessment impossible. Cycling can deliver significant air quality and other benefits in general, however, and the Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy sets out the various ways in which the Government is supporting it.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bicycles: Hire Services (31 Jan 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...authorities rather than central Government in the first instance to determine whether, and if so how, to promote bike-share schemes in their areas. The Government’s overall plans to increase cycling and walking, together with a summary of the available funding, are set out in the statutory Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy published in April 2017.


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