Driving: Charities

Home Office written question – answered on 26th June 2018.

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Photo of Stephen Kerr Stephen Kerr Conservative, Stirling

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what arrangements are in place for police forces in England to certificate blue light driving for volunteers in charities.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

There is currently no legal requirement for voluntary and charitable organisations to gain police certification for those volunteers who need to drive in response to emergency situations. In order to discharge their duty of care to their volunteers and other road users, such organisations are encouraged to make arrangements with police forces or other suitable training providers.

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