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 […]
Traffic Controls (Schools) Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(John Penrose.) Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston) (Lab): I know that, under the rules of the House, I could entertain Back Benchers and Front Benchers for the next two hours-plus, but I do not intend to do so. I want to talk about parking and traffic outside schools. I invite the House briefly to imagine the scene […]
Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentencing) Start: 4.49 pm Alok Sharma (Reading West) (Con): It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Caton, in this incredibly important debate on sentencing for dangerous driving. The fact that so many hon. Friends and colleagues have turned up for the debate demonstrates the strength of feeling across the House on the issue. I want to highlight the case of my constituents, John Morland […]