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Public Bill Committee: Bus Services Bill: National strategy (16 Mar 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: ...16 to 19. We believe that the new clause is necessary and long overdue. The Government have published national investment strategies for road and rail, as well as a draft investment strategy for cycling and walking—the latter is proceeding at a snail’s pace, but I am sure it will be welcome when it arrives—so why not a strategy for buses? The way buses are funded in this...

Scottish Parliament: Draft Climate Change Plan (16 Mar 2017)

Edward Mountain: 2015, only 1 per cent of journeys were by bike, which is well below the 2020 Government ambition of 10 per cent. That figure has remained stubbornly at 1 per cent since 2003. The committee believes that walking and cycling have an important contribution to make in reducing carbon emissions and the Government needs now to set out clearly how it intends to meet by 2020 the target that it...

Dog Fouling (14 Mar 2017)

Teresa Pearce: the UK think that dog fouling is one of the most annoying things they experience in public places. I recently met with a group of cyclists who told me that one of the worst things they encounter, when cycling through country lanes, are these “baubles”, which the hon. Lady referred to, hanging from trees, which hit them in the face as they are riding and trying to enjoy the...

Scottish Parliament: Play Scotland (Play Charter) (14 Mar 2017)

Clare Haughey: ...;the size of 15 football pitches—and it has been transformed into a community green space for local people and visitors to get involved, get active and be inspired by the outdoors. In one cohesive space, it has walking and cycling facilities, a workout area and Scotland’s first outdoor bouldering park, as well as picnic and outdoor classroom facilities. It was part funded by...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling (8 Mar 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: ...pursuant to the Answers of 16 January and 9 February 2017 to Questions 58966 and 63857, if he will take steps to ensure that the planned revision of his Department's Local Transport Note LTN 2/08, Cycle Infrastructure Design, complies with the Public Sector Equality Duty by setting out design standards which progressively enable anyone to take up cycling as a safe, convenient and normal...

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Whiplash Claims (7 Mar 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: ...affected by any increase in the small claims limit. Will the Minister discuss the proposals with officials and consider excluding vulnerable road user claims from the increase, as discussed yesterday by Cycling UK?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Safety (3 Mar 2017)

Theresa Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 January 2017 to Question 58192, if he will set out recent and planned future changes in the driving test for HGV vehicles to increase safety for cyclists.

Scottish Parliament: Sports Funding (2 Mar 2017)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...the core sport budget, we are also working to increase support for active living. For example, since 2010, we have increased the budget for active travel, which seeks to encourage more walking and cycling, by 116 per cent, from £18.1 million to £39.2 million in 2016-17, and we will ensure that we continue to deliver the policies and funding that support people to live as...

Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill: Bus Services Bill [Lords] (1 Mar 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: ...information. They deserve to know more, and we will press for more information on issues such as the publication of data on bus accidents. We already have a roads investment strategy, a rail investment strategy, and, although we are still waiting for it, a cycling and walking investment strategy, so is it too much to ask that we see a proper, national conversation about, and a long-term...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (1 Mar 2017)

Culture, Media and Sport: Combatting Doping in Sport. 2:00 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Simon Cope, formerly of British Cycling Nicole Sapstead, Chief Executive, UK Anti-Doping

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling and Walking (1 Mar 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: ...the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the oral contribution of 23 February 2017 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, on funding for the Government's forthcoming Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, how much of the £1 billion funding will be provided to (a) each region, (b) the Cycling and Walking Strategy, (c) the Cycling City Ambition Grant...

Heathrow Expansion: Surface Access — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (28 Feb 2017)

Sarah Olney: why it is vital that these detailed plans are available before the end of the consultation period. One other point I would like to make is about freight. There are warm words in the national policy statement about increasing the number of cycling and walking journeys made to the airport and of moving passenger journeys on to public transport.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (27 Feb 2017)

Transport: Urban congestion. 4:05 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ...Local Enterprise Partnership Bob Gallienne, Chief Executive Officer, National Joint Utilities Group Pete Williams, Head of External Affairs, RAC Motoring Services Roger Geffen MBE, Policy Director, Cycling UK Andrew Braddock, Chairman, Light Rail Transit Association Tom Platt, Head of Policy and Communications, Living Streets Tony Campbell, Chairman, Motor Cycle Industry Association

Backbench Business: Road Traffic Law Enforcement — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (23 Feb 2017)

Andrew Jones: learns are truly tragic. All road users have a responsibility to those with whom they share the road. That responsibility is all the greater to road users whose mode makes them more vulnerable. London leads the way on cycling, ensuring that goods vehicles are properly equipped for seeing other road users and keeping them apart. We believe that decisions about restricting vehicle...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Harmful Emissions: Road Transport (23 Feb 2017)

John Hayes: Buses are good, walking is good, cycling is good—that was how I got to school.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Road Signs and Markings (22 Feb 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to revise Local Transport Note 2/08, Cycle Infrastructure Design, to reflect the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Local Sustainable Transport Fund (22 Feb 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: The Local Sustainable Transport Fund ran from 2011/12 to 2015/16. In the Autumn Statement of 2015 the Chancellor announced over £300m would be available for cycling over the life of this Parliament. The funding will continue to support local authority projects and boost walking and cycling during the current parliament. Of this £300m, £80m was allocated to continue to build...

Air Pollution - Question (21 Feb 2017)

Lord Tebbit: My Lords, did my noble friend hear the answers given by our noble friend Lord Ahmad concerning more cycling? Is he aware that sometimes it can take more than an hour to drive from Parliament Square to the Tower of London? That has been caused by the barricades that have been put up to assist cyclists, who also get in the way on the main carriageways.

Cycling: Women - Question (21 Feb 2017)

Cycling: Women - Question

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