Dangerous Driving

Justice written question – answered on 3rd July 2012.

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Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what representations he has received from (a) individuals and (b) organisations on the extent to which the system of justice in cases of death and injury by careless or dangerous driving reflects the effect of such offences on victims.

Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (Prisons and Probation)

Since June 2011 the Ministry of Justice has received a number of letters from individuals directly and via their Members of Parliament on the subject of sentencing for causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving.

The Ministry of Justice has also received a letter from British Cycling of 1 June 2012 relating to a review of the criminal justice system to better protect road users.

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