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Roads: Safety

Department for Transport written question – answered on 9th March 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to implement the principles set out in the Stockholm Declaration, adopted by the Third Ministerial Global Conference on Road Safety in February; and in particular, changes to speed limits.

Photo of Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness Vere of Norbiton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The UK supports the aims of the Stockholm Declaration on road safety. The UK is already committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and already adopts a safe system approach to road safety.

We recognise that speed limits play an important part in road safety, and we already encourage local authorities to consider 20 mph where it is appropriate

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