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NATIONAL ROAD SAFETY WEEK 2017

EDM (Early Day Motion) 551: tabled on 16 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that five people are killed and 66 are seriously injured on British roads every day; further notes an analysis by Brake, the road safety charity, which shows that one in five trauma hospital patients are involved in road collisions; believes that there can be no acceptable level of road casualties; congratulates Brake, together with sponsors Aviva and BriteAngle, on coordinating Road Safety Week, 20 to 26 November 2016, as a focus of efforts to raise awareness of avoidable road-related deaths and serious injury; further notes that thousands of community groups, schools, emergency services, hospitals, 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 2017 campaign calls on everyone to slow down to save lives and prevent serious injury on the roads.

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 21 November 2017
Livingston
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
East Londonderry
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2017
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2017
Inverclyde
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2017
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2017
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
North East Fife
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2017
North Tyneside
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2018
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 20 November 2017
North Down
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Dundee West
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 November 2017
Glasgow East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 23 November 2017
Brighton, Pavilion
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Falkirk
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2017
St Helens South and Whiston
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Upper Bann
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Glasgow Central
Walker, Thelma
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2017
Colne Valley

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.