The last few weeks have seen two significant debates on road safety in Parliament. On the 23rd of May 2019, Transport Safety APPG member Susan Elan Jones MP sponsored a debate on excessive speeding and driving bans, available to read here. The 6th of June saw a Westminster Hall Debate on bus drivers working hours, sponsored by Matt Western MP, and featuring speeches from Transport Safety APPG chair Jim Fitzpatrick MP, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Dangerous Driving Penalties [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 3 pm Alok Sharma (Reading West) (Con): I beg to move, That this House has considered penalties for dangerous driving. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for the first time in this Parliament, Mr Hollobone. On 13 February last year, the lives of two families living in my constituency were devastatingly changed forever as a result of a […]