Daniel Zeichner: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which local authorities were successful in their bids for the Access Fund for funding to improve access to jobs and education through cycling and walking; and how much funding each authority secured.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of the Department's total budget will be spent on cycling between 2015 and 2020.
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on cyclists cycling on footpaths.
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural tourism.
Witnesses: ...Trust Martin Lane, Director, Cotswold Conservation Board Sarah Fowler, Chief Executive, Peak District National Park Authority Kate Conto, Senior Policy Officer, The Ramblers Roger Geffen, Director, Cycling UK Mark Weston, Director of Access, British Horse Society
Colin Smyth: ...171,000 hectares. In addition to the production role, the current arrangements have played a crucial part in developing the wider health and recreational benefits of forests in Dumfries and Galloway, from the development of the 7stanes cycling project to the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory in Galloway forest park. Galloway forest park attracts 1.1 million visitors a year and is so successful...
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if, in the light of the deaths of Sam Boulton, Robert Hamilton and Sam Harding, his Department will review the maximum penalties for the offence of opening the door of a vehicle into the path of another road user.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of his Department's staff work on cycling policy.
Tim Farron: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of deaths and serious injuries of cyclists that were attributable to poorly maintained local roads in the last two years.
Clare Haughey: ...Commission Scotland and Clyde Gateway with the support of the Scottish Government. It is a fantastic project that has seen derelict land being transformed into a huge outdoor activity centre that offers walking, cycling, adventure, play and other active pursuits. Such facilities that are open to all and free to use improve the lives of people who most need that improvement. They also show...
Christopher Hazzard: ...to grow into areas such as Carryduff and the Four Winds, you see the demand, so it is a prime contender to do that. I travel that road regularly and see the number of people using the buses, cycling and walking. As I said in my original answer, my greenway plan and vision for the future and the Belfast cycle network plan will include increased facilities to meet the demand for cycling in...
Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will include in his Department's forthcoming Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy a commitment to create new road environment design standards to encourage cycle use among (a) children and young people, (b) women, (c) older people and (d) people with disabilities.
Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will include in his Department's forthcoming Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy a commitment to review how the planning system (a) supports and (b) fails to support (i) the creation of quality cycling conditions and (ii) improvements to existing cycling conditions.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with organisations representing cyclists since his appointment.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to improve safety for cyclists since his appointment.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will meet the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group to discuss issues facing cyclists in London and elsewhere.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he, his driver or any official reported to the police the incident on 12 October 2016 in which a cyclist came off his bike.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of section 42 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 in protecting cyclists.
Daniel Zeichner: ...the Secretary of State; let us hope that we are well prepared. Taking him back to the time just before Christmas, given that soon after his visit to Cambridge he told the Evening Standard that cycle lanes cause problems for road users, will he clarify exactly who he thinks road users are? While he is thinking about cyclists—a helpful clue—could he explain why it is taking such...
Rob Marris: ...would call minor soft tissue injuries. That is one reason why the Law Society has come out against the proposals, saying: “the government does not appear to have a robust evidential basis for undertaking the reform”. So, too, has Cycling UK—it used to be the CTC or the Cyclists’ Tourist Club—which says: “This change doesn’t target whiplash claims...
David Rutley: ..., but “Reconomics”, a very important report taken forward by the Sport and Recreation Alliance, highlights that there is plenty more we can do. There is orienteering, Duke of Edinburgh schemes, walking, cycling, which I know is a passion for the hon. Member for Wythenshawe and Sale East (Mike Kane), and climbing, which is a passion of mine; they all have a lot to offer. If we...