Justice Questions: 5th November

During Oral Questions to the Minister for Justice, Michael Gove, Susan Elan Jones placed a question on driving offences, available on the Parliamentary Hansard.   Susan Elan Jones: Many of us were very pleased when, 546 days ago, the Government announced a full review of driving offences and penalties, but we were rather less pleased that it was 546 days ago, and we still have not seen the results of […]

Making Road Safety Count

On the 25th November the HM Treasury will produce the Comprehensive Spending Review, which is likely to include further cuts to local authority budgets. Therefore, a coalition of road safety and road user groups, including PACTS, have produced Making Road Safety Count, a document designed to demonstrate the value of providing effective road safety services and to encourage Local Authorities to protect road safety spending, as much as possible, in the current economic […]

PACTS Newsletter: November 2015

Now that Parliament has returned from its Conference Recess and as Winter approaches, PACTS has summarised the recent transport safety activities and announcements which we hope will be useful to our readers.   Parliamentary News Shadow Transport Ministers Following the election of its new leader, the Labour Party has confirmed its new Shadow Transport Ministers; they will be headed by the Shadow Secretary of State for Transport Lilian Greenwood MP […]