The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on the Government not to overlook safety needs in its rush to improve air quality.
Viscount Simon, vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety, delivered a speech on roads policing as part of the House of Lords debate on the Queen’s speech this week.
Following the announcement of a UK General Election on June 8th, PACTS wrote to the major parties calling for a clear commitment to casualty reduction, backed by targets, to be included in their manifestos. Since then: PACTS welcomes Labour’s pledge for a ‘reset’ of the UK’s road safety vision, included in their manifesto: “After seven years of stalled progress, Labour will reset the UK’s road safety vision and ambitiously strive for […]
Recent Parliamentary Questions and Answers from the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
April 2017 update.
PACTS pushed for amendments to the Bus Services Bill that focused on bus safety. The Bus Services Bill has now passed through its Third Reading in the House of Commons.