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Department for Transport

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  • Railways: Solar Power

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they are giving to, and what discussions they propose to hold with, the authors of the study Riding Sunbeams: Powering our railways with solar...

  • Electric Vehicles

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have a general strategy for electric vehicles.

  • Aviation: Safety

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the brace position that forms part of passenger airline safety instructions is a Government approved safety procedure.

  • Civil Aviation Authority: Recruitment

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many additional staff have been employed by the Civil Aviation Authority as a direct result of the need to renegotiate EU Open Skies Agreements after...

  • Bicycles: Hire Services

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the growth of bike-share schemes in the UK.

  • Bicycles: Hire Services

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that local authorities have powers to regulate and manage any bike-share schemes that exist within their areas.

  • Bicycles: Hire Services

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote bike-share schemes in urban areas; and what assessment they have made of their potential to lower congestion and improve air...

  • Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of delays to legislation on the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation on companies producing bioethanol.

  • Transport: Biofuels

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to increase biofuel use for transport in the UK by raising the blend level of biofuels in fuel, and introducing the use of E10 fuel, a mix of...

  • East-West Rail Link

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what structural assessments have been commissioned for the Bletchley Flyover; and what assessment they have made of the impact on freight services of constructing...

  • East-West Rail Link

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision for rail freight is planned for the Western Section of the East West Rail project.

  • Unmanned Air Vehicles

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what legal autonomous operation of aircraft is allowed during which a remotely piloted aircraft is operated without pilot intervention in the management of the flight.

  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Cumbria

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have ruled out including stops in Cumbria for the proposed HS2 rail line.

  • East Midlands Trains

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what consultation was undertaken with (1) local authorities, (2) rail user groups, and (3) passengers, prior to the announcement that, from 20 May 2018, no fast...

  • East Midlands Trains

    To ask Her Majesty's Government why fast East Midlands Trains services between Bedford and Luton and St Pancras will cease during rush hours from May 2018; and what assessment they have made of...

  • Railways: Timetables

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Train Operating Companies are obliged to provide accurate timetables 12 weeks in advance which take account of planned infrastructure works over holiday...

  • International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are (1) in place, and (2) planned, for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to determine whether obligations under the International Maritime...

  • International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what training requirements are mandated for ships’ crews and port operatives to ensure compliance with the International Maritime Organisation’s 2017...

  • Shipping

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have plans to maintain a central register of ballast water discharge data, as undertaken in the United States by the Smithsonian Environmental...

  • Great Western Railway Line: Electrification

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the out-turn cost, in cost per single track kilometre, for completing the electrification of the Great Western Main Line.

  • Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the projected cost, in cost per single track kilometre, for electrification of the Midland Main Line railway from Bedford to Corby.

  • Trains: Standards

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment, if any, they have made of the difference in availability for service of bi-mode and electric Intercity Express Programme trains.

  • Midland Main Railway Line

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any assessment of the estimated additional track wear maintenance costs that might occur on the Midland Main Line as a result of the use of...

  • Trains: Standards

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any assessment of differing levels of performance and reliability between bi-mode Intercity Express Programme trains and electric trains...

  • Railways: Bridges

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average cost to Network Rail of a bridge strike by a truck; how many instances of bridge strikes have been recorded in each of the past five years; and...

  • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government which local authorities have so far been allocated funds from the Pothole Action Fund.

  • East-West Rail Link

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timescale for the reopening of the Oxford–Cambridge rail link.

  • Driving under Influence

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, whether in their assessment of the case for reducing the drink drive limit they took account of the fall in drink drive law enforcement levels in the last five...

  • Private Roads

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of unadopted roads in England.

  • Aviation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Aviation Safety Agency and Eurocontrol.

  • Roads: Construction

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many major highway enhancement schemes costing more than £1 billion, were completed in the period 2010–15; what were the value for money criteria on...