Road Safety - Transport Committee Contents


Formal Minutes


Tuesday 10 July 2012

Members present:


Mrs Louise Ellman, in the Chair
Steve Baker
Jim Dobbin
Julie Hilling
Kwasi Kwarteng
Mr John Leech
Paul Maynard
Iain Stewart
Graham Stringer


Draft Report (Road safety), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 47 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 48 read.

Amendment proposed at the end of the paragraph to insert ", with the department setting out the financial implications of the proposals and a calculation of the expected increase in deaths and serious injuries as a result of the increased speed limit." (Mr John Leech.)

Question put, That the Amendment be made.

The Committee divided.
Ayes, 1

Mr John Leech
Noes, 6

Steve Baker

Jim Dobbin

Kwasi Kwarteng

Paul Maynard

Iain Stewart

Graham Stringer

Paragraph agreed to.

Paragraphs 49 to 59 read and agreed to.

Summary agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Second Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chair make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 134.

Written evidence was ordered to be reported to the House for placing in the Library and Parliamentary Archives.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 4 September at 10 am


 
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