Dangerous Driving

Dangerous Driving

Dangerous Driving Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Duddridge.) 10.11 pm   Mrs Anne McGuire (Stirling) (Lab): I am grateful for the opportunity to raise my concerns about the lack of current road traffic measures to address the incidence of fatalities and serious injuries caused by foreign drivers driving on the wrong side of the road in the UK. The UK, as we all know, […]

Driving for work

Driving for work

Health and Safety Executive 3.59 pm Meg Munn (Sheffield, Heeley) (Lab/Co-op): Thank you very much, Mrs Brooke, for calling me to speak. I am delighted to have secured this debate on the remit of the Health and Safety Executive, and I am also delighted to see the Minister in her place. She is having a busy afternoon, so I am grateful that she is here in Westminster Hall to respond […]

Drug driving proposals

Drug driving proposals

Viscount Simon (Labour) My Lords, I feel somewhat out of step with most noble Lords who have spoken in that I will not be talking about financial matters. The proposal to introduce legislation to address the problem of driving under the influence of drugs was not only in the gracious Speech but was mentioned in the newspapers a few days earlier. It had, none the less, been my intention to […]

Mobility Scooter Safety

Mobility Scooter Safety

Mobility Scooter Safety 4.29 pm Alison Seabeck (Plymouth, Moor View) (Lab): It is good to serve under your chairmanship for the first time, Mrs Main. Given that this is, I trust, a non-contentious issue, I hope that you will not be called to action. Like many hon. Members, I have heard complaints and concerns about the design and safety of mobility scooters on the road, and the risks posed to […]

House of Lords Short Debate: Motorists and Cylists

House of Lords Short Debate: Motorists and Cylists

Roads: Motorists and Cyclists   Question for Short Debate 8.35 pm   Asked By Lord Glentoran Lord Glentoran: My Lords, bicycles and those who ride them have been making the headlines for a few weeks, since the Times newspaper started a campaign after one of its employees was badly injured in an accident involving a lorry. I am not out to knock bicycles today-quite the reverse. I believe that they […]