All Commons Briefing Papers
7 Documents
01.11.2016The Northern Powerhouse
This briefing paper provides a general overview of the UK Government's plans for a 'Northern Powerhouse'. It explains the origins of the Northern Powerhouse concept, the policy and funding commitments set out by Government, the implications for changes in governance and a look at the future in light of the policies of the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, and the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
07.06.2016Cycling: FAQs
This paper is designed to provide information on some of the areas of cycling policy most frequently of interest to MPs and their staff such as government policy, funding, safety and the 'rules of the road'.
14.05.2015Transport 2015
This paper provides an overview of the transport commitments given by the main political parties in the run up to the 2015 General Election; a broad summary of transport trends over the course of the 2010 Parliament; and looks at some of the possible transport 'hot spots' post-2015, specifically devolution; local bus services; cycling provision; rail franchising; and airport expansion.
25.06.2013Road cycling: statistics
In Great Britain, in 2011: 3.1 billion vehicle miles were travelled on pedal cycles; and, 107 cyclists were killed on the roads. This note summarises statistics on road cyclists. It focuses particularly on reported cyclist casualties on the roads of Great Britain.
08.11.2012London Olympics 2012: transport
This note gives an overview of the transport planning for the Games and summarises the performance of the London transport network during the Games period.
31.03.2004Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill (Bill 21 2003/04)
Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill (Bill 21 2003/04). House of Commons Library Research Paper 04/29.
28.01.1998Traffic congestion (including the Road Traffic (United Kingdom Targets) Bill 1997/98)
Traffic congestion (including the Road Traffic Reduction (United Kingdom Targets) Bill) (Bill 11 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/16.