The British Road Safety Statement was announced by Lord Ahmad in the Lord’s on 21st December 2015 and by Andrew Jones (by written statement) in the Commons on the 5th January 2016. PACTS’ briefing on the British Road Safety Statement is available here. Read the full document Working Together to Build a Safer Road System. Road Safety Statement at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/487704/british_road_safety_statement_print.pdf
Jim Fitzpatrick (Lime House and Poplar): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department plans to take account of the conclusions of the United Nations/World Health Organisation Second Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety when preparing the UK’s response to the next set of Sustainable Development Goals. (18620) Tabled on: 03 December 2015 Mr Desmond Swayne: Road traffic injuries cost developing countries an estimated 1-2% of their […]
Oral Transport Questions took place on 10th December in Westminster, those questions relating to Transport Safety are available below. The Oral Transport Questions are available here, in full, on the Parliamentary Hansard. The Secretary of State was Asked- HGV Drivers Stuart C. McDonald (Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East) (SNP): What plans his Department has to increase the number of HGV drivers. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Andrew Jones): […]
2nd November Driving: Young People Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department’s press release, Government to overhaul young driver rules in bid to improve safety and cut insurance costs, issued 25 March 2013, when he plans to publish the Green Paper on young drivers referred to in that press release. Andrew Jones: Every death is a tragedy and is one […]
PACTS submission to the Transport Select Committee for its ‘Road Traffic Law Enforcement’ Inquiry has now been published on the Inquiry website. The document is available here in PDF format. PACTS Executive Director, David Davies, was also invited to give oral evidence to the inquiry on the 23rd November 2015, the transcript is available here.