To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of switching to metric measurements for distance.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
26 June 2019
Metric units are the legal units for all measurement of length other than for road traffic signs, distance and speed measurements where the mile, yard, foot and inch are the primary units of measurement.
The use of units of measurement for these purposes is a matter for the Department of Transport.