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Roads: Safety

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL1761, tabled on 24 February 2020

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.

Answered on

9 March 2020

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