CWIS safety review – PACTS and DfT Responses

CWIS safety review – PACTS and DfT Responses

On 22nd November the Government published its response to its call for evidence on the Cycling and Walking Strategy Safety Review, available here. The report outline the 50 Actions that the DfT will take. The main outcomes of the response are that the DfT will: Review the existing guidance in the Highway Code to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians Invest £100,000 to support police enforcement by developing a national […]

Westminster Hall Debate on Road Safety and the Legal Framework (20/11/2018)

Westminster Hall Debate on Road Safety and the Legal Framework (20/11/2018)

For the third time in the last two months Parliamentary time was allocated to the issue of road safety in the Westminster Hall Debate on Road Justice and the legal framework held on the 20th of November 2018. The following MPs spoke at the debate: Ruth Cadbury Barry Sheerman Tim Farron Matt Western John Lamont Marcus Jones Liz McInnes Derek Thomas Jim Fitzpatrick Andrew Selous Judith Cummins Dr Sarah Wollaston […]

Refreshing the 2015 Road Safety Statement – PACTS letter to Roads Minister, Jesse Norman MP

Refreshing the 2015 Road Safety Statement – PACTS letter to Roads Minister, Jesse Norman MP

On 13th June Roads Minister, Jesse Norman MP, in his Written Ministerial Statement, announced that the 2015 British Road Safety Statement would soon be refreshed. PACTS Executive Director, David Davies, has written to the Minister, setting out PACTS’ priorities and approach. Letter to Jesse Norman re Statement refresh 20Aug18

Road Safety PQs in May 2018

Road Safety PQs in May 2018

The All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group secretariat has listed cycling-related road safety Parliamentary Questions put in May 2018. See Parliamentary Questions May 2018  

Lilian Greenwood MP joined the Transport safety APPG at their January 2018 meeting

Lilian Greenwood MP joined the Transport safety APPG at their January 2018 meeting

Members of the Transport Safety APPG were joined by Lilian Greenwood, Chair of the House of Commons Transport Select Committee to discuss current inquiries being undertaken by the Select Committee.