House of Commons
20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIVIA AWARD FOR PROFESSIONALISM AND SERVICE TO JUSTICE
EDM #1782
Tabled 30 October 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House gives its support to the Livia Award for Professionalism and Service to Justice; notes that the award is made annually to the Metropolitan Traffic Police Officer in the Roads and Transport Policing Command independently judged to have been most meritorious in its investigation of fatal and serious injury road crash incidents and/or has shown outstanding service to road crash victims' families; further notes that the award arose from the avoidable death of a young girl from Enfield called Livia who was killed by a dangerous driver on her way to ballet on 12 January 1998; acknowledges 30 October as Livia Galli-Atkinson's birthday; welcomes the 20th anniversary of the award; congratulates the 2018 nominees, Detective Constable Alan Curtis, Detective Constable Sid Acharya, Detective Constable Ann Downes, Police Sergeant John Harrison, with particular congratulations to Detective Constable Charlie Pulling, as the award winner; considers that the exemplary professional commitment shown by all of the nominees to families of victims is inspiring and admirable; and commends the work of Livia's parents, George and Giulietta Galli-Atkinson for their commitment to campaigning on road safety education, legislation and enforcement.