FOR IMMEDIATE USE MAY 25 2010 PACTS COMMENTS ON QUEEN’S SPEECH Commenting on the publication of the Queen’s Speech today Robert Gifford, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, said “At first sight, transport safety and casualty reduction might seem completely omitted from the legislative package. “However, the Scotland Bill offers two potential contributions to improving safety on the roads north of the border. […]
Robert Gifford, Executive Director of PACTS, has written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Philip Hammond, setting out policy challenges for the Department for Transport in the coming months, following the recent Gerneral Election and subsequent Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. To read the letter, click on the link here.
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Improving transport safety does not tend to be a party political issue. Transport, after all, is more of a means to an end than an end in itself. In addition, very few politicians have made a career out of transport policy. However, there are some key priorities for the next Parliament if we are to continue to make progress towards having the safest transport system in the world. As transport […]