Road Traffic Offences: Reviews

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 14th April 2016.

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Photo of Greg Mulholland Greg Mulholland Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Campaigns Chair

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department's review of criminal driving offences will consider changes to the distinction between careless and dangerous driving offences.

Photo of Greg Mulholland Greg Mulholland Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Campaigns Chair

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish the terms of reference of his Department's review of criminal driving offences.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Driving offences can have devastating consequences for victims and their loved ones.

The government is aware of concerns about a number of sentencing issues and is committed to making sure sentencing for driving crimes is proportionate within the context of our wider sentencing framework. It is our intention to commence a consultation in due course which will look at driving offences and penalties.

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