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NATIONAL ROAD SAFETY WEEK 2016

EDM (Early Day Motion) 696: tabled on 17 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 34 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that five people are killed and 62 seriously injured on UK roads every day; further notes that there can be no acceptable level of road casualties; notes that the Department of Transport 2016 estimated cost of reported road accidents was £15.3billion, with the estimate for unreported road casualties costing in excess of £35.5billion; congratulates Brake, the road safety charity, together with sponsors Aviva and Specsavers, on coordinating Road Safety Week, 21 to 25 November 2016, as a focus of efforts to raise awareness of avoidable road related deaths and serious injury; notes that thousands of community groups, schools, emergency services, voluntary sector organisations and leading companies will be holding events as part of the week to raise awareness about road safety; and notes that the campaign this year calls on everyone to pledge support for the positive transport choices that lead to safer roads and healthier, more active communities.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 December 2016
Livingston
Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2016
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2016
Carshalton and Wallington
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 December 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2016
Bolton North East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 November 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 2016
Belfast North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 November 2016
Foyle
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 22 November 2016
North Down
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2016
Knowsley
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 November 2016
Glasgow North West
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Rimmer, Marie
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2016
St Helens South and Whiston
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 November 2016
Belfast East
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2016
Gordon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 November 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 November 2016
Strangford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2016
Huddersfield
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 November 2016
Upper Bann
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 November 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2016
Midlothian
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2016
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.