PACTS COMMENTS ON QUEEN’S SPEECH

PACTS COMMENTS ON QUEEN’S SPEECH

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. […]

May 2010

May 2010

General Election Following the General Election held on Thursday 6 May which resulted in a Hung Parliament, the Westminster Parliament now has a Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government. Philip Hammond MP has been appointed the new Secretary of State for Transport. Mr Hammond has been MP for Runnymede and Weybridge since 1997. PACTS will have information on the website about other Transport ministers once it is available. Robert Gifford, Executive Director […]

Letter to Philip Hammond MP, new Secretary of State for Transport

Letter to Philip Hammond MP, new Secretary of State for Transport

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.    

ORR's Review of RSSBs functions, governance and funding arrangements

ORR's Review of RSSBs functions, governance and funding arrangements

PACTS' response to the ORR Consultation.Download the consultation documentDownload the response

Transport Safety: Priorities for an Incoming Government

Transport Safety: Priorities for an Incoming Government

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 […]