Westminster Hall Debate – Penalties of Dangerous Driving (17.09.15)

Westminster Hall Debate – Penalties of Dangerous Driving (17.09.15)

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 […]

24th November 2014: Traffic Controls (Schools)

24th November 2014: Traffic Controls (Schools)

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 […]

Westminster Hall Debate: Dangerous Driving (4th November)

Westminster Hall Debate: Dangerous Driving (4th November)

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 […]

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

Cycling [Relevant Document: Third Report from the Transport Select Committee, Session 2014-15, Cycling Safety, HC 286] Madam Deputy Speaker (Dame Dawn Primarolo): Before I call Ian Austin to move the motion, let me clarify that there will be an eight-minute time limit on Back-Bench contributions to this debate, which is heavily subscribed. I ask Mr Austin to take no longer than 15 minutes. I will prompt him, but I am […]

House of Lords: Autonomous Vehicles Debate

House of Lords: Autonomous Vehicles Debate

Question for Short Debate 6.10 pm Asked by Lord Borwick To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospects for developing and manufacturing autonomous vehicles as part of the United Kingdom’s car industry. Lord Borwick (Con): My Lords, I welcome the Minister to the Dispatch Box and look forward to discussing this important topic with him. As a pillar of the insurance industry, he knows about risk, […]