Is the recession helping to improve transport safety?

    Figures published by the International Transport Forum towards the end of July (http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/Press/PDFs/2009-07-22IRTAD.pdf) drew two conclusions from the OECD countries. First road deaths in 2008 showed a large reduction compared to 2007, as already shown in Great Britain’s figures published in June. Secondly, the economic recession could have played a part in this fall.         It is interesting to consider the extent that the recession […]

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009

This order considered in Grand Committee and laid before the House of Lords on 25 February 2009Download the document

Parliament: Information www.parliament.uk

Parliament: Information www.parliament.uk

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Ending the Scandal of Complacency

    Louise has been a long standing member of the Transport Select Committee and in May 2008, Louise was elected as its Chair. Louise has been Joint Chair of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) since 2006.   The latest official statistics on road accidents show a welcome reduction in the number of people killed or injured on our roads. Yet even with this improvement, 2, 946 deaths […]

Principal Stages in the Legislative Process for Government Bills

Principal Stages in the Legislative Process for Government Bills

This section outlines the main stages in the legislative process for Government Bills.  The progress of a Bill and amendments and new clauses and such are usually available on the Parliament website, at  http://services.parliament.uk/bills/ Bill enters House of Commons ▼ First Reading (No debate) ▼ Second Reading (Principle debated on the floor of the Commons) ▼ Committee Stage (Clause-by-clause scrutiny in Standing Committee) ▼ Report (Amendments considered on the floor […]