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|16 Nov 2017, 2:24 p.m.||Helen Whately (Conservative - Faversham and Mid Kent)||Helen Whately (Conservative - Faversham and Mid Kent)|
Question to the Department for Transport:
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) fatal accidents and (b) serious accidents took place on the M20 between junctions 6 and 7 and 8 and 9 London-bound and coast-bound in (i) 2013-14, (ii) 2014-15, (iii) 2015-16 and (iv) 2016-17; and how that figure compares to the average number of such accidents for all UK motorways.
Answered by Jesse Norman - Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)
The information requested for 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 is set out in the table below.
Highways England responds to requests for collision data using validated STATS19 data, which forms part of the National Statistics.
The equivalent accident numbers for all UK motorways in each of these years is as follows:
Highways England do not currently have the data available by route for 2016-17.