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Disability Equality Training (Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Drivers) Bill (18 Nov 2016)

Colleen Fletcher: I have had some dealings with visually impaired people—friends and constituents—and can only reiterate everything that my hon. Friend has said. They tell me that taxis are essential to disabled people’s independence because many are unable to drive or use public transport. The emotional impact of facing discrimination and confrontation when trying to carry out everyday...

Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit (17 Nov 2016)

Tommy Sheppard: .... They spend much more time at home than their able-bodied peers, which means that their household bills are greater. We know that many people have a condition that may suddenly mean they have to get a taxi or may face some extra expense that other people do not face. We also know that some people are using this money to buy medical supplies not available on the NHS for their condition....

County Court Judgments (16 Nov 2016)

Chris Evans: ...of reform. I have always said that such reform would be a win-win situation: a win for the lenders because they would know to whom they were lending, and a win for the consumer because lenders would drive down their prices. I have been campaigning for real-time credit scoring since I came into Parliament, and I thank him for fully supporting the campaign, but that is for another day. I...

Scottish Parliament: Accessible Hospital Transport (10 Nov 2016)

Alexander Stewart: ...transport link between the two establishments before the introduction of the 333 bus service, so from time to time we had ludicrous situations in which medical staff, patients and even records were taxied between Perth royal infirmary and Ninewells hospital. Moreover, time and again, my council constituents told me that getting to an appointment from Perth could mean having to take up to...

Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued) (9 Nov 2016)

Baroness Berridge: My Lords, in moving Amendment 214C, I shall speak also to Amendment 214CB, both of which relate to drink-driving law. Let us imagine a world where you can pop to your GP and get a prescription for cocaine. If you want to lose weight, you not only have the choice of the 5:2 or the Atkins diet, but amphetamines are also prescribed by your doctor. On television there are advertisements of the...

Bills Presented: Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) (14 Sep 2016)

...Debbonaire and Tulip Siddiq, presented a Bill to make provision about urban air quality targets relating to diesel emissions; to require vehicle emissions targets and testing to reflect on-road driving conditions; to make the removal or disablement of pollution-reducing devices in vehicles a criminal offence; to provide powers for local authorities to establish low diesel emissions zones...

Tax: Avoidance and Evasion - Question for Short Debate (13 Sep 2016)

Baroness Kramer: ...part of what is called the sharing economy—Uber might be a good example. Distortions come into the picture because, in a sense, you have what looks like a very small company. For example, Uber does not own a single taxi or have a single driver as an employee, just as Airbnb, which is essentially a global hotelier business, does not own a single hotel room or employ a single hotel...

Paris Agreement on Climate Change (7 Sep 2016)

Mary Creagh: .... There is a range of reporting mechanisms, and I see it as the job of the Committee to point out where we think things are going wrong. We could see a whole range of policies that would help drive low-emission vehicle uptake, and local authorities had a range of innovative ideas, particularly in the area of fleet procurement. The Government are probably the largest buyer of vehicles in...

Policing and Crime Bill - Second Reading (18 Jul 2016)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...no illusions that there is more to do. There are still far too many victims of crime, and police forces continue to face many challenges and demands on their necessarily finite resources. We need to drive further reform in order to build more capacity and capability to tackle the scourges of child sexual exploitation, modern slavery, online fraud, terrorism and the many other threats to...

Capsticks Report and NHS Whistleblowing (13 Jul 2016)

Rosie Cooper: ...findings are clear: from 2010 to 2014, the trust’s pursuit of foundation status was its sole priority. The review compares LCH to Mid Staffs on the basis of the brutal tunnel vision that led to an unsafe drive for savings at all costs, compromised the quality of patient care, fostered bullying and harassment of staff on an industrial scale, and made possible the culture of...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (29 Jun 2016)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: .... I have seen it myself. You get on to the bus and you see the way some people abuse bus drivers. It is dreadful. I come from a family of cab drivers. All my family, other than me, have driven black taxis in London, so I know the problem of dealing with people. Bus driving is a very difficult job, and bus drivers deserve our support. The amendment could apply to all sorts of things, not...

Scottish Parliament: Euro 2016 (Scottish Match Officials) (28 Jun 2016)

Brian Whittle: ...chosen discipline, often over a number of years and at their own expense. It takes a serious level of commitment and discipline to achieve those qualifications, and that continuing thirst for knowledge and drive for self-betterment is the reason behind any individual or team success. Behind every podium finish, there are unsung heroes who are happy to take their place behind the scenes and...

Electric and Low-emission Vehicles (15 Jun 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...stations—is ideally suited to overnight charging using off-peak electricity. Throughout this Parliament, charging infrastructure will also be delivered through dedicated schemes for cleaner buses and taxis. As part of the 40-million “Go Ultra Low” city scheme, millions of pounds of funding will contribute to infrastructure deployment across eight cities in the UK....

Wales Bill (14 Jun 2016)

David Davies: ...that principle that was certainly accepted at the time. I and others had genuine concerns about the Welsh Assembly. One of my concerns was that, having got the Assembly, we would have a constant drive to give it extra powers, and that does seem to be what has played out over the past 17 or 18 years. My concern was that that could undermine the Union of the United Kingdom, and I therefore...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Insurance (13 Jun 2016)

Andrew Jones: Taxis and private hire vehicles require insurance that covers their use for hire and reward activity. Driving without valid insurance is an offence, for which penalties, including fines and points on a licence, are ultimately a matter for the courts. Drivers for and cars used by Uber and other private hire companies must meet the requirements that are set by their local licensing authority in...

Economy and Finance - Motion to Take Note (9 Jun 2016)

Lord Suri: ...if we pull out of Europe, import tariffs. For my business and all the people we employ this will be utterly disastrous. Jobs will be lost and I and others will find it harder to attract the investment that drives so much of our growth. The sheer foolishness of cutting our trade links with the body that receives just under half of all our trade is extreme. I do not know if we will be...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving Tests (9 Jun 2016)

Andrew Jones: The main cause of current waiting times across the country is a significant and sustained surge in demand for driving tests, the last time we saw demand at such high levels was in 2005/6. The average waits for a driving test appointment in (a) England and (b) at Hull test centre are as follows: England Car – 12 weeks Taxi – eight weeks Module one motorcycle test – six...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Pedicabs (8 Jun 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: In England and Wales, excluding London, rickshaws (in the form of pedal-powered vehicles for carrying passengers, often also referred to as pedicabs) are regulated as taxis. They are therefore required to meet a local licensing authority’s taxi licensing conditions and any applicable byelaws. Under the different legislation that applies to London, they fall outside the scope of taxi...

EU Referendum Leaflet — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (9 May 2016)

Richard Drax: ...Government judges it could result in 10 years or more of uncertainty as the UK unpicks our relationship with the EU and renegotiates new arrangements with the EU and over 50 other countries around the world.” So what? We can do it, and we will be in the driving seat. We are told that Canada has taken nine years to negotiate with the EU. I challenge anyone in this room to negotiate...

Personal Independence Payment: Mobility Criterion - Motion to Resolve (4 May 2016)

Baroness Grey-Thompson: ...of DLA and am eagerly awaiting the call for my PIP reassessment. It will be very interesting to experience it for myself. I do not have a Motability car, but in the early years of learning to drive I did. For me, it made a massive difference to what I was able to do. Because of my condition I can only drive an automatic car. The cost of hand controls is now around 1,000 and the cost...


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