Ending the Scandal of Complacency

    Louise has been a long standing member of the Transport Select Committee and in May 2008, Louise was elected as its Chair. Louise has been Joint Chair of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) since 2006.   The latest official statistics on road accidents show a welcome reduction in the number of people killed or injured on our roads. Yet even with this improvement, 2, 946 deaths […]

Principal Stages in the Legislative Process for Government Bills

Principal Stages in the Legislative Process for Government Bills

This section outlines the main stages in the legislative process for Government Bills.  The progress of a Bill and amendments and new clauses and such are usually available on the Parliament website, at  http://services.parliament.uk/bills/ Bill enters House of Commons ▼ First Reading (No debate) ▼ Second Reading (Principle debated on the floor of the Commons) ▼ Committee Stage (Clause-by-clause scrutiny in Standing Committee) ▼ Report (Amendments considered on the floor […]

Parliament: How to get involved

Parliament: How to get involved

This section provides information for individuals and campaigners to become involved: IDENTIFY YOUR MP: Find out who your MP is using the Parliament Website’s Consituency Locator E-MAIL YOUR MP: See if you can contact your MP by e-mail through the House of Commons Website WRITE TO YOUR MP: c/o House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. (020) 7219-3000

Streetscape and Highways Design Bill

Streetscape and Highways Design Bill

House of Commons. Private Members Bill.   Download the document

Road Safety Act  2006

Road Safety Act 2006

Road Safety Bill 2005 Progress of the Bill The Road Safety Bill has completed its passage through Parliament and received Royal Assent on 8 November 2006. It was debated at Report and Third Reading Stage in the House of Commons on the 9th of October and was then returned to the House of Lords for consideration of Commons amendments on the 1st of November. At this stage, the Lords may […]