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March Written Questions

March Written Questions

2nd March Roads: Accidents Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on the number of road traffic incidents in which a vehicle was damaged and a pedestrian or cyclist was at fault in each of the last three years. Mr Robert Goodwill: The Department only holds information on accidents involving personal injury. The number of reported personal injury road accidents where […]

General Election 2015

General Election 2015

The UK Parliament was dissolved on 30th March and the general election will take place on Thursday 7th May 2015. For information about the status of Parliament and Government during Dissolution, see UK Parliament. All-Party Parliamentary Groups, including PACTS, cease to exist during Dissolution and are bound by Parliamentary rules. PACTS as a charity continues; it is subject to electoral laws. PACTS will therefore be unable to make public statements during this period. The final date […]

PACTS Newsletter: March 2015

PACTS Newsletter: March 2015

I hope you have heard quite a lot about PACTS since our last newsletter. In partnership with others, PACTS has sought to keep transport safety – particularly road safety – in the public eye. Parliament will be dissolved on 30 March 2015, with the general election to be held on 7th May. As an All-Party Parliamentary Group PACTS ceases to exist during this period although PACTS as a charity continues. […]

Constituency Road Safety Dashboard goes live

Constituency Road Safety Dashboard goes live

A new report and ‘road safety dashboard’ published today by PACTS and Direct Line Car Insurance calculates the casualty rates for residents of each parliamentary constituency relative to the local population. (Report Available here) The Parliamentary Constituency Road Safety Dashboard, published in the run up to the General Election on 7 May, is intended to make it easier for MPs to see the road casualty picture in their constituency. Using […]

EDM 893: Priorities for Road Safety

EDM 893: Priorities for Road Safety

PACTS Chair Barry Sheerman MP is the primary sponsor of Early Day Motion (EDM) 893 on the topic of ‘Priorities for Road Safety'; tabled on 18.03.15. “That this House welcomes the publication of Priorities for Road Safety by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (an All-Party Parliamentary Group); notes that these priorities include the setting of ambitious casualty reduction targets, measures to reduce drink and drug-driving, implementation of double/single British summertime, safer road […]