Results 161–180 of 3707 for cycling

Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917 — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (23 Nov 2017)

Robert Jenrick: ...on active service, keeping the United Kingdom safe. Newark has been at the heart of the RAF story from its very beginnings. When T. E. Lawrence was a young trainee officer down the road at Cranwell, he would come cycling for a good night out in Newark. There is an excellent exhibition at Newark Civil War Centre at the moment, where people can see the motorbike on which he cycled into the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Schools (22 Nov 2017)

Jesse Norman: The Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, published in April 2017, includes a target to increase the percentage of children aged 5 to 10 that usually walk to school from 49% in 2014 to 55% in 2025. In support of this, the Department for Transport has provided around £1 million for the Walk to School project, a highly successful programme delivered by Living...

Scottish Parliament: Road Safety Week (21 Nov 2017)

David Torrance: ...most cyclist casualties occurring on roads in such areas. Reducing speed limits to 20mph goes some way towards balancing the needs of all users. When vehicle speeds are reduced, people are more confident about walking and cycling in their streets, and the number of accidents is drastically reduced. It is our responsibility as policy makers to produce legislation that promotes economic...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport for London and Transport for the North: Investment (20 Nov 2017)

Jesse Norman: ...which is carried out by Transport for London (TfL). TfL manages multiple modes of transport including London Underground, London Overground, Buses, Docklands Light Railway as well as walking and cycling. TfL also manages London’s strategic roads. TfL naturally has powers to invest in the networks for which it has responsibility. In addition the Department and individual boroughs...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution (17 Nov 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...of measures to improve air quality. This could include interventions such as improvements to local bus fleets, support for concessionary travel and more sustainable modes of transport such as cycling, or infrastructure changes. These interventions could enable local authorities to avoid the imposition of restrictions on vehicles, such as charging zones. To ensure the Fund fits the specific...

Backbench Business: World Antibiotics Awareness Week — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (16 Nov 2017)

Julian Sturdy: ...’Neill review—one of the most important reviews that was set out by the then Prime Minister. We have a job to do in this House. I have attended packed Westminster Hall debates on issues such as cycling and bee health—I am not decrying those important issues; I do not want my inbox full of emails on that tonight—but if we are not getting hon. Members from all sides...

Cycling Proficiency Training (16 Nov 2017)

Cycling Proficiency Training

Scottish Parliament: Cycle Tourism (Economic Value) (15 Nov 2017)

Fiona Hyslop: Nature, heritage and activities such as cycling are all identified as key assets in the industry-led tourism Scotland 2020 strategy. Based on their usage estimates of the national cycle network, the March 2017 research by Sustrans in Scotland and Scottish Enterprise valued cycle tourism as adding £345 million to the Scottish economy in 2015. On Monday I visited Glentress forest and met...

Public Bill Committee: Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Written evidence reported to the House (14 Nov 2017)

AEVB 11 Addison Lee AEVB 12 Vivergo Fuels AEVB 13 LEVC AEVB 14 Daniel Scharf AEVB 15 Matthew Roberts AEVB 16 Tom Vanstone AEVB 17 David G. Edwards AVEB 18 H S Marks AEVB 19 Andrew Fischer AEVB 20 Cycling UK AEVB 21 Simon Hilton AEVB 22 Mayor of London and Transport for London AEVB 23 Stephen Mason AEVB 24 UK Power Networks (supplementary) AEVB 25 Guide Dogs for the Blind Association AEVB 26...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: St James's Park: Cycleways (14 Nov 2017)

Baroness Sugg: devolved to the Mayor of London and delivered by Transport for London. The Department is not involved in discussions between Royal Parks and Transport for London (TfL) about construction of cycle superhighways. The East-West Cycle Superhighway will run through central London – and will provide a route from Tower Hill to Lancaster Gate. TfL plans to complete this route this...

Scottish Parliament: World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day (14 Nov 2017)

Aileen Campbell: ...pulmonary rehabilitation, which is one of the most important elements of COPD care. As we heard, pulmonary rehabilitation programmes are designed to optimise individuals’ lung health. A typical programme includes physical exercise such as walking and cycling coupled with educational sessions about COPD, including dietary, psychological and emotional support. As Mairi Gougeon noted,...

Road Safety: Hand-held Devices - Question (13 Nov 2017)

Baroness Sugg: My Lords, I agree that everyone who uses highways has a responsibility to behave safely. A number of offences can cover cycling behaviour, such as fixed penalty notices, or officers can report the road user for prosecution. The Government announced last month their cycle safety review, which will involve a consultation on these issues. We are working with stakeholders for their input and we...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling (7 Nov 2017)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward proposals to amend the Cycle Racing on The Highway Regulations 1960 to include sportives; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling (7 Nov 2017)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to ensure that cyclists are aware of the requirement to obey the Highway Code in respect of Rules for cyclists (59 to 82), particularly Rule 66, Rule 69, Rule 71, and Rule 72.

Scottish Parliament: Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (7 Nov 2017)

Colin Smyth: ..., cover 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 the area, from the development of the seven stanes cycling project to the Scottish dark sky observatory in Galloway forest park, which, I hope, will become the Galloway national park in time. It is vital...

European Economic Area: Uk Membership: Transport in the North (6 Nov 2017)

Andy McDonald: ...buses across the country, by overturning the senseless ban on new municipal bus companies, by allowing cuts to services to be reversed and by putting communities rather than commercial operators in charge of essential public transport. Sadly, the Conservatives have failed to provide sufficient investment in cycling or walking over the last seven years. This year’s long-awaited...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling and Walking (3 Nov 2017)

Catherine West: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timetable is for the appointment of the Chair and expert panel of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Accidents (31 Oct 2017)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many pedestrian deaths involving a cyclist were recorded in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Dangerous Driving (31 Oct 2017)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to review the law concerning dangerous driving to include dangerous driving by cyclists.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Accidents (31 Oct 2017)

Lord Pendry: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the number of road accidents involving cyclists and pedestrians has increased by almost 50 per cent between 2009 and 2015; what assessment they have made of the difficulty of identifying the cyclists who infringe the rules for cyclists; and what consideration they are giving to introducing measures to improve the identification of cyclists.

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