Transport Safety APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To provide opportunities to debate transport safety matters (on road, rail, air and water) and to encourage the government to address transport safety issues, where appropriate.



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Recent Documents related to Transport Safety

1. Road safety action plan announced to cut road deaths
19/07/2019 - Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
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Found: Road safety action plan announced to cut road deaths - GOV.UK

2. Road safety statement 2019: a lifetime of road safety
19/07/2019 - Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
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Found: Road safety statement 2019: a lifetime of road safety - GOV.UK

3. Waste Package Guidance
20/11/2020 - Radioactive Waste Management (RWM)
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Found: Documentation: Guidance on Demonstrating Criticality Safety for Fissile Waste Packages March 2020 WPS/916/02

4. All Guidance Documents
20/11/2020 - Radioactive Waste Management (RWM)
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Found: Documentation: Guidance on Demonstrating Criticality Safety for Fissile Waste Packages March 2020 WPS/916/02

5. Offshore helicopter safety
04/02/2019 - Commons Research

Found: CDP-2019-0024, 4 February 2019 Offshore helicopter safety By Andrew Haylen Fintan Codd Summary This is

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Transport Safety

1. Covid-19: Public Transport Safety
12/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: being taken to ensure the safety of passengers who have to use public transport to travel to and from work - Speech Link
2: work from home.” He also said, “Don’t use public transport, use cars or bikes.” I commend the Government - Speech Link
3: guidance for both transport operators and passengers. If people must use public transport, two-metre social - Speech Link
4: therefore be wise to advise them not to use public transport because it is such a dangerous thing for them - Speech Link
5: recognise that there is much to be done from a transport perspective to help the nation’s health. That - Speech Link

2. Bus Drivers’ Working Hours
06/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: over that period. That was despite his shocking safety record and some 16 written complaints from passengers - Speech Link
2: scheduling problem.When I met Brake, the road safety charity, it was extremely impressed by the campaign - Speech Link
3: welcome the new Minister of State, Department for Transport, the hon. Member for Northampton North (Michael - Speech Link

3. Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Reform
03/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Hayes), and the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, the hon. Member for Wealden (Ms Ghani), who remains - Speech Link
2: cross-border hiring so that people cannot flout safety terms and conditions, on finally providing a working - Speech Link
3: Does he agree that it is a democratic right that Transport for London and the Mayor should have the power - Speech Link
4: Mayor of London and Transport for London have made a compelling case to enable Transport for London to use - Speech Link

4. Tram Safety
10/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: series of important recommendations to improve tram safety across the country’s tram networks in the future - Speech Link
2: funding and that that is a key factor, as well as safety? It must never come to further loss of life before - Speech Link
3: Clearly, the industry, the regulator and local transport bodies have a responsibility to deliver the improvements - Speech Link
4: doing what they can.The Department for Transport has a duty to ensure that work is being done and - Speech Link

5. Offshore Helicopter Safety
06/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered offshore helicopter safety.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link

6. Excessive Speeding and Driving Bans
23/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: explore how technology can be used to improve road safety and reduce the number of unnecessary deaths that - Speech Link
2: exceeding the current speed limit. The European Transport Safety Council has described intelligent speed adaptation - Speech Link

7. Exiting the European Union (Transport)
23/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: funicular railways and aerial transport systems such as ski lifts for the transport of passengers. They are - Speech Link
2: course, everything that I do in the Department for Transport considers these important issues of climate change - Speech Link
3: the appropriate technical and safety bodies, such as the Health and Safety Executive.As the hon - Speech Link
4: the safety standards. The officials in my Department are constantly looking at issues of safety. Historical - Speech Link
5: Floor of the House? That is especially important as safety is paramount in these regulations. So much for - Speech Link

8. Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
29/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: regulations provide a framework for ensuring the safe transport of dangerous goods in Great Britain.The - Speech Link
2: the end of the transition period into 2021. The transport by road, rail or inland waterways of dangerous - Speech Link
3: My Lords, these regulations relate to the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail and inland waterway - Speech Link

9. Smart Motorways
13/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Government what assessment they have made of the safety of smart motorways and what plans they have to - Speech Link
2: strongest possible terms real and grave concerns on safety grounds, as smart motorways clearly pose an immediate - Speech Link

10. All-lane Running Motorways
22/01/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the safety of all-lane running motorways.Last year - Speech Link
2: motorway or other strategic road presents an immediate safety risk”,but that when there is a hard shoulder - Speech Link
3: shoulder allows stricken motorists to stop in relative safety, outside the flow of traffic. In its absence, at - Speech Link
4: My heart bleeds for the families.Reaching safety is particularly challenging in newer schemes, where - Speech Link
5: stranded vehicle took an average of 17 minutes. Safety is compromised still further by Highways England - Speech Link
6: number of residents have echoed concerns about the safety of that stretch of smart motorway. Does my hon - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Transport Safety
1. Motorcycles: Safety Barriers
asked by: Carla Lockhart
07/09/2020
... what steps he is taking to improve motorcyclist safety in relation to safety barriers installed on carriageways.

2. Roads: Safety
asked by: Conor McGinn
11/03/2020
... whether it is his policy to review the research on road safety performance (a) indicators and (b) targets.

3. Motorcycles: Safety
asked by: Royston Smith
17/01/2019
... when he plans to publish the refreshed Road Safety Statement.

4. Electric Scooters
asked by: Ronnie Cowan
25/09/2020
... (b) road safety campaign and (c) scooter manufactures on the safety of e-scooters.

5. Rapid Transit Systems: Safety
asked by: Lilian Greenwood
10/03/2020
... when he last met with the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board to discuss progress in implementing improvements to safety on UK light rail systems.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Members
Lilian Greenwood Portrait
Lilian Greenwood
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Nottingham South
Joined: 4th November 2020
Lord Bradshaw Portrait
Lord Bradshaw
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Bus and Coach Industry , Crossrail , Rail
Baroness Randerson Portrait
Baroness Randerson
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd January 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Light Rail , Liver Health , Women in Transport
Viscount Simon Portrait
Viscount Simon
Vice Chair
Labour - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 4th November 2020
Mike Hill Portrait
Mike Hill
Vice Chair
Labour - Hartlepool
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Lilian Greenwood MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7122.

Email: lilian.greenwood.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

David G Davies, Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS), 78 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6PE. Tel: 020 7222 7732

Email: david.davies@pacts.org.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.transportsafetyappg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Apr 2018
Source
Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (the charity PACTS)
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/04/2018 To : 31/03/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Apr 2017
Source
Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (the charity PACTS)
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/04/2017 To : 31/03/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
12 Jul 2016
Source
Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (the charity PACTS)
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2016 To : 11/07/2017
Value
£4,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
31 Mar 2016
Source
Direct Line
Value
£3,595
Date
30 Mar 2016
Source
Direct Line
Value
£6,543
Date
29 Mar 2016
Source
Michelin Tyre plc
Value
£3,595
Date
14 Jan 2016
Source
ETSC
Value
£17,272
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
TfL
Value
£3,595
Date
22 Dec 2015
Source
Network Rail
Value
£3,595
Date
22 Dec 2015
Source
ETSC
Value
£4,197
Date
21 Dec 2015
Source
Direct Line
Value
£6,000
Date
17 Dec 2015
Source
Direct Line
Value
£6,600
Date
8 Dec 2015
Source
Aviva
Value
£3,595
Date
19 Oct 2015
Source
Direct Line
Value
£3,595
Date
15 Oct 2015
Source
RedSpeed International
Value
£3,595
Date
1 Sep 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£2,083
Date
24 Aug 2015
Source
Allianz
Value
£2,396
Date
20 Aug 2015
Source
Micheldever
Value
£3,595
Date
3 Aug 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£2,083
Date
23 Jul 2015
Source
3M
Value
£3,595
Date
15 Jul 2015
Source
RSSB
Value
£3,595
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£2,083
Date
9 Jun 2015
Source
Covea
Value
£3,595
Date
9 Jun 2015
Source
Rees Jeffries Road Fund
Value
£15,000
Date
8 Jun 2015
Source
Insure the Box
Value
£3,595
Date
1 Jun 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£2,083
Date
29 Apr 2015
Source
RAC Foundation
Value
£3,500
Date
27 Apr 2015
Source
Esure
Value
£3,595
Date
27 Apr 2015
Source
Yysionics ITS Ltd
Value
£3,595
Date
24 Apr 2015
Source
Association of British Insurers
Value
£3,595
Date
20 Apr 2015
Source
Abellio
Value
£3,595
Date
20 Apr 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£3,595
Date
9 Apr 2015
Source
Romex
Value
£3,595
Date
2 Apr 2015
Source
Michelin Tyre plc
Value
£3,595
Date
1 Apr 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£2,083
Date
31 Mar 2015
Source
Direct Line
Value
£6,000
Date
27 Mar 2015
Source
Shell International
Value
£3,595
Date
25 Feb 2015
Source
Tyresafe
Value
£7,331
Date
25 Feb 2015
Source
Direct Line
Value
£4,800
Date
2 Feb 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£2,083
Date
30 Jan 2015
Source
Institute of Advanced Motorists
Value
£2,280
Date
26 Jan 2015
Source
RAC Foundation
Value
£3,285
Date
9 Jan 2015
Source
Rees Jeffries Road Fund
Value
£15,000
Date
2 Jan 2015
Source
Safer Roads Foundation
Value
£2,083
Former APPG Members
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st July 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Vice Chair
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 31st July 2019
Susan Elan Jones Portrait
Susan Elan Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Clwyd South
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 31st July 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Portrait
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
Vice Chair
Green Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st July 2019