Driving Under Influence

Transport written question – answered on 1st July 2013.

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Photo of John Leech John Leech Liberal Democrat, Manchester, Withington

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent representations he has received on steps taken in Scotland and Northern Ireland on the drink-drive blood alcohol limit; and if he will reconsider his policy on Sir Peter North's recommendation to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales. [R]

Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

I liaise with my counterparts from Scotland and Northern Ireland and a wide range of issues is discussed.

The Government have no plans to lower the drink- drive limit in England and Wales.

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