Driving Licences and Dangerous Drivers

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 11:08 am on 14 June 2022.

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Photo of Siobhain McDonagh Siobhain McDonagh Labour, Mitcham and Morden 11:08, 14 June 2022

When the timetable is drawn up for that consultation, will the Minister or her colleagues make Members aware so that they can make contributions? It seems to me that, where someone dies in a road traffic accident and the driver is found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it would be entirely reasonable to have a blanket law that applies to everybody to withdraw the driver’s licence, and that that would not be making judgments about the eventual decision in court.