new transport secretary

By November 7, 2020Uncategorized


First meeting with new Secretary of State May 14 2014 Categories: RAILBlog So, there I was, yesterday, on Taunton station, mulling over that I now had to start again getting to know a new, and (to me) completely unknown Secretary of State for Transport - when my mobile buzzed. With a new Prime Minister comes a new cabinet, which sees the role of Transport Secretary filled by Grant Shapps, a former Tory party chairman and strong Boris Johnson supporter in the recent leadership election. [CDATA[ /* [id55] Hompage MPU 1 */ OA_show(55); // ]]> -->, , Click on the department you want to contact: Media enquiries We use cookies to collect information about how you use GOV.UK. Keeping people safe on the road is a pressing concern for any Transport Secretary, but especially one serving a Prime Minister as pro-cyclist as Boris Johnson, when cyclists make up a substantial number of those killed and injured on the road. This ‘basic connectivity’ agreement will prevent the immediate grounding of planes and a similar agreement for vehicles will allow people to drive from the UK to the EU (and then within the entire Schengen area) without additional checks until 31 December 2019. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated, National restrictions in England from 5 November, allocating local authorities a share of £225 million, announced earlier this month, to create pop up and permanent cycle lanes and reallocate road space, amending laws to reduce red tape and halve the time it takes for councils to get these schemes up and running, committing £25 million from the emergency active travel fund to help people get their bikes repaired so that they can get back to cycling, preferred route for the £1 billion A66 Transpennine upgrade, Transport Secretary’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 23 May 2020, Emergency active travel fund: local transport authority allocations, Transport Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 23 May 2020, Improving light rail services and cycle facilities at railway stations funding: regional allocations, Active travel: a briefing for local authorities, Cycling and walking investment strategy: active travel investment models, Driving and transport in the UK during coronavirus, Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support, Transparency and freedom of information releases, additional funding to increase frequency and capacity of bus, tram and light rail services, to help people travel safely, further investment in railways to regenerate local economies and level up Britain, preferred route announced for £1 billion upgrade to major road link which runs across Northern Powerhouse, from Teesside to Cumbria, investing £2.5 million to provide 1,180 cycle parking spaces at 30 railway stations across England to help encourage people to incorporate cycling as part of a longer journey. MPs and local authorities were invited to bid for a share of the fund to help reconnect communities across the country, levelling up opportunities for people in isolated areas by increasing their access to jobs and training which will be crucial as the country recovers from coronavirus. It will be led by Darren Shirley, currently Chief Executive of the Campaign for Better Transport and formerly of Which? As I posted above, Philip Hammond is definately the new transport secretary though. Adventure Coachlines launches family-friendly day trips,

Leave a Reply