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Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Mon 17 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Sharpe of Epsom (CON - Life peer) in that activity but there is no element of trespass, because, for example, they are on the public highway - Speech Link
2: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) the offences of locking on and going equipped to lock on, and amend the offence of obstructing the highway - Speech Link
3: Lord Rosser (LAB - Life peer) would apply these increased sentences where they should actually be targeted: not at every road and highway - Speech Link
4: Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GRN - Life peer) We will not support the Labour amendment on the obstruction of the highway, only because it opens the - Speech Link
5: None Amendment 150A would limit the extent of the increased penalties for obstructing the highway only to - Speech Link
6: None which is part of the Strategic Road Network, removing reference to a general highway. - Speech Link
7: None are reasonably necessary for the purposes of facilitating, or in connection with, the construction or maintenance - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Smart Motorways - Thu 13 Jan 2022
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Huw Merriman (CON - Bexhill and Battle) which comes with a consultation requirement, is to introduce an emergency corridor manoeuvre into the highway - Speech Link
2: Grahame Morris (LAB - Easington) In the rationale, they were introduced to add capacity while delivering savings on capital, maintenance - Speech Link
3: Chris Loder (CON - West Dorset) the Committee said earlier, only 19 of the 350 employees of the ORR are focused on highways, because highway - Speech Link
4: Trudy Harrison (CON - Copeland) We will explore the introduction of the emergency corridor manoeuvre into the highway code, and we will - Speech Link
5: Trudy Harrison (CON - Copeland) That is why the recommendation for the highway code to feature the emergency corridor manoeuvre is so - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Thu 16 Dec 2021
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Grant Shapps (CON - Welwyn Hatfield) suggest that she has a word with her Front Benchers and supports our plan for £24 billion for road maintenance - Speech Link
2: Robert Courts (CON - Witney) The Government’s decision to provide local highway authorities with a three-year highway maintenance - Speech Link


Petitions
Bennetts End Road - Wed 15 Dec 2021
No Department present

Mentions:
1: None of pedestrian crossings are matters for local highway authorities. - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2021 - Tue 14 Dec 2021
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Baroness Vere of Norbiton (CON - Life peer) It will also include training on trailer maintenance and other areas not previously specifically covered - Speech Link
2: Lord Berkeley (LAB - Life peer) I tried to do it myself under supervision about 10 years ago—not on a highway, I hasten to add—and it - Speech Link
3: None contributory factor, but those contributory factors may often be about roadworthiness and short-term maintenance - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Business of the House - Thu 09 Dec 2021
Leader of the House

Mentions:
1: Gareth Davies (CON - Grantham and Stamford) Highway maintenance is one of the top priorities for residents, particularly those in rural constituencies - Speech Link
2: Jacob Rees-Mogg (CON - North East Somerset) The spending review 2021 announced £2.7 billion over the next three years for local roads maintenance - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Wed 24 Nov 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Karl McCartney (CON - Lincoln) However, what is less than marvellous for my constituents is the levelling down of Lincolnshire’s highway - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Wed 24 Nov 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Sandhurst (CON - Excepted Hereditary) The Highways Act 1980, Section 137, makes it an offence wilfully to block free passage along the highway - Speech Link
2: Lord Hogan-Howe (CB - Life peer) I agree that obstruction of the highway is an existing offence, but this is something of far more gravity - Speech Link
3: None convicted of the common-law offence after she carried her smallpox-infected child through a public highway - Speech Link
4: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) unlimited fine.Amendment 319C increases the maximum penalties for the offence of obstruction of the highway - Speech Link
5: Lord Paddick (LDEM - Life peer) whether an unlimited fine is proportionate.Government Amendment 319C contains an increased penalty for highway - Speech Link
6: Lord Beith (LDEM - Life peer) Then we have “obstruction of highway”. - Speech Link
7: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) where a person obstructs the setting out of lines for major transport works or actual construction or maintenance - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
Lords Hansard - part one - Mon 08 Nov 2021
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: None We are also enabling police to direct trespassers away from land that forms part of a highway. - Speech Link
2: None It would be merely careless if it amounted to a breach of the Highway Code that affected another road - Speech Link
3: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) Noble Lords will know that the Highway Code contains references to behaviour that gives rise to criminal - Speech Link
4: None In this amendment, if you breach the Highway Code in a way which means that you would automatically have - Speech Link
5: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) However, we are updating the Highway Code to improve guidance for opening vehicle doors carefully and - Speech Link
6: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) I hoped my explanation of the new test for dangerous driving based on breaches of the Highway Code and - Speech Link
7: Baroness Stowell of Beeston (CON - Life peer) requirement for operators to undergo criminal records checks, most vehicles do not undergo any safety or maintenance - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Thu 04 Nov 2021
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Trudy Harrison (CON - Copeland) review on 28 October, the Government are investing more than £5 billion over this Parliament in highways maintenance - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Motorcycling: Government Support - Tue 26 Oct 2021
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Bill Wiggin (CON - North Herefordshire) billion on national roads, while the Department for Transport allocated more than £1.5 billion for local highway - Speech Link
2: Kerry McCarthy (LAB - Bristol East) Pothole funding was due to be cut by an average 23%, and overall total spending on roads maintenance - Speech Link
3: Steve Baker (CON - Wycombe) many motorcycle parts are safety-critical, but we actually want to get on with routine and ordinary maintenance - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 13 Sep 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Baroness Finlay of Llandaff (CB - Life peer) there are life-changing injuries.Given that we are trying to increase walking and cycling and that the Highway - Speech Link
2: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (CON - Life peer) up-to-date and informed decision on implementation.In response to the noble Baroness’s questions on SUDS maintenance - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Impact of Floods in North Westminster - Tue 07 Sep 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Rebecca Pow (CON - Taunton Deane) Alongside this, the highways authorities have responsibility for the road network, which includes highway - Speech Link
2: Rebecca Pow (CON - Taunton Deane) We will be undertaking a review of maintenance responsibilities to examine whether existing local buyers - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 12 Jul 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Earl of Lytton (CB - Excepted Hereditary) acceptable to the national park authority, despite the obvious problems for farm movements and the safety of highway - Speech Link
2: None It may be that highway safety and convenience is not regarded as an “economic and social interest”, but - Speech Link
3: Lord Russell of Liverpool (CB - Excepted Hereditary) this or anything else in this group to a Division must make that clear in debate.Clause 108: Local highway - Speech Link
4: Baroness Neville-Rolfe (CON - Life peer) adjoining houses, notably mine.We also need to be aware that nature is not the only objective in road maintenance - Speech Link
5: None The concentration on maintenance is vital, but it is an impossible task without serious action being - Speech Link
6: None Young of Old Scone, is absolutely right in her Amendment 260 that there needs to be a plan for the maintenance - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill
2nd reading - Tue 06 Jul 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Michael Gove (CON - Surrey Heath) attempting to sustain in power a Government who needed to seek confidence from the electorate and for the maintenance - Speech Link
2: Alistair Carmichael (LDEM - Orkney and Shetland) It was never the same position all the time, but it was their way or the highway. - Speech Link