HS2 and the Environment

I do appreciate the importance of ensuring that HS2 strikes the right balance between the needs of affected communities and the environment, and the long-term needs of the country as a whole is essential. As matters stand, HS2 Ltd’s Sustainability Policy commits to the protection of the environment through seeking

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E10 Fuel

I know how important this matter is locally, given our large agricultural sector. I believe that low-carbon fuels such as bioethanol play, and will continue to play, an important role in helping the UK meet its carbon budgets. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions produced by transport is vital, and there is

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AV on buses

Audio visual equipment on buses can support a wide range of disabled passengers to feel sufficiently confident to use buses. It enables them to access education, employment and other services, whether or not they are familiar with the route they are travelling. I welcome that through the Bus Services Act

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Cycling and walking

I know that the previous Coalition Government did good work to support walking and cycling. Spending on cycling more than doubled between 2010 and 2015, which included giving eight UK cities access to £94 million of grants to help them improve their cycling infrastructure. This means that spending per head

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Audio-visual announcements on buses

I fully agree that all disabled people should have the same access to transport services and opportunities to travel as other members of society, and I appreciate your concerns about this issue. Audio-visual systems on buses are not currently mandatory and, for this reason, levels of provision may vary. The

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