Parliamentary Questions on cycling – October 2016
PQ from Tania Mathias (Conservative, Twickenham): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits of making the wearing of cycle helmets compulsory for cyclists on UK roads.
PQ from Tulip Siddiq (Labour, Hampstead and Kilburn): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make it his policy to amend the Cycle to Work scheme to incorporate a higher maximum allowance for disabled cyclists requiring specialist cycles.
PQ from Lord Berkeley (Labour): To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Royal Parks have not yet completed the construction of the sections of the East-West London Super Cycle highway which are planned to pass through Hyde Park and St James Park; and when it is expected that the work will be complete and open to cyclists.
PQ from Ruth Cadbury (Lab, Brentford and Isleworth): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will allocate additional funding to the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy.
PQ from Daniel Zeichner (Lab, Cambridge): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2016 to Question 44873, in what month he expects the cycling and walking investment strategy to be published.
PQ from Lord Berkeley (Labour): To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Royal Parks supports the provision of safer and improved cycleways, even at the expense of reduced space for cars and carriages.
PQ from Ruth Cadbury (Lab, Brentford and Isleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the rate of road traffic accidents.
PQ from Barry Sherman (Lab, Huddersfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research his Department has undertaken on the effects on road safety of adopting harsher sentencing for those who break the law by dangerous driving, speeding or driving whilst under the influence of alcohol.
PQ from Lord Bradshaw (Lib Dem): To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to permit the use of electronic signs on motorways and other major roads during Road Safety Week in November to encourage drivers to undertake an eyesight test.