June 2019


Tulip Siddiq (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans the Government has to review the adequacy of legislation on the use of battery-assisted micro-scooters on public highways.

 

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Faisal Rashid (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of making the wearing of helmets compulsory for cyclists.

 

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Paul Farrelly (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that (a) cities and (b) towns include under represented groups when planning cycling infrastructure in England and Wales.

 

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Baroness Randerson (Lib Dem)

 

Short Debate:

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to protect children from harmful vehicle emissions.

 

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Liz McInnes (Lab)

 

Last year 157 people were sentenced for causing death by dangerous driving. The average length of the sentence given was just over six years. Does he agree that if this Government had introduced life sentences for that crime, as they promised to do in October 2017, we might have seen a consequent improvement in road safety and fewer of those dreadful crimes occurring last year?

 

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Sarah Wollaston (Ind)

 

What steps he is taking to increase the uptake of cycling as a means of transport.

 

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Dan Jarvis (Lab)

 

Chris Boardman in Greater Manchester and Sarah Storey in South Yorkshire are demonstrating the value that active travel commissioners add to the promotion of cycling and walking. Although a series of initiatives have helped people to get on their bikes and get out walking, we now need a long-term programme of investment. Does the Minister agree, and if so, what plans can we expect to be brought forward?

 

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Baroness Randerson (Lib Dem)

 

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce legislation to give local authorities greater powers to control the establishment of bicycle hire schemes and to set standards on how such schemes should be run.

 

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Baroness Randerson (Lib Dem)

 

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on their plans to increase cycling and walking of the remit provided to Highways England Historic Railways Estate, particularly its practice of objecting to new cycle paths on grounds of cost; and what steps they plan to take to ensure that policies within different parts of the Department for Transport are coordinated..

 

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Rachael Maskell (Lab)

 

What assessment the Commission has made of the adequacy of provision for cyclists on the parliamentary estate.

 

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Andy McDonald (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what target the Department has set for the construction of segregated cycle routes; and whether the metric for that target will be miles or kilometres.

 

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Jim Cunningham (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to improve road safety for cyclists.

 

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Jim Cunningham (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward legislative proposals on national minimum standards for (a) walking and (b) cycling infrastructure.

 

 

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Gavin Shuker (Ind)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the re-sale of illegal second-hand automobile tyres; and if he will make a statement.

 

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Helen Hayes (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to amend road planning regulations to encourage the uptake of cycling; and if he will make a statement.

 

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Jim Cunningham (Lab)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the benefits of cycling to (a) physical health, (b) mental health and (c) the environment.

 

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Alistair Burt (Con)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the timeframe is for his Department to bring forward legislative proposals to increase the maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving.

 

 

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Gregory Campbell (Con)

 

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans in delivering their goals.

 

 

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