COMMONS

Committee takes evidence from road user groups and safety campaigners

10 January 2012

The Transport Committee holds two sessions to hear from road user groups and road safety campaigners as part of an inquiry into Government’s Strategic Framework for Road Safety.

Tuesday 17 January 2012, The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses:

10.05 am

  • Quentin Willson (writer and commentator)
  • Association of British Insurers (Nick Starling, Director of General Insurance)
  • Institute of Advanced Motorists (Neil Greig, Director of Policy and Research)
  • AA (Edmund King, President)

10.50 am

  • Sustrans (Tony Russell, Transport Engineering Manager)
  • CTC, the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation (Roger Geffen, Campaigns & Policy Director)
  • Motor Cycle Industry Association (Craig, Carey-Clinch, Managing Director, Rowan Public Affairs Ltd)
  • Road Haulage Association (Jack Semple, Director of Policy)

11.35 am

  • Pro-MOTe (Bill Duffy, campaign co-ordinator)
  • MOT Trade Forum (Jim Punter, Chair)

Tuesday 24 January 2012

Committee Room 18, House of Commons

Witnesses:

10.05 am

  • Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (Rob Gifford, Executive Director)
  • Brake (Julie Townsend, Campaigns Director)
  • Association of British Drivers (Malcolm Heymer, spokesperson)

10.50 am

  • Local Government Technical Advisors Group (Nick Clennett, Head of Transport Strategy, Gateshead Council)
  • West Midlands Road Safety Partnership (Peter Francis, Programme Manager)
  • South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (Ken Wheat, Partnership Manager)
  • West Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (Simon D’Vali, Chair)

11.35 am

  • Professor Oliver Carsten (Professor of Transport Safety, Institute for Transport Studies)
  • Transport Research Laboratory (Richard Cuerden, Technical Director for vehicle Safety)

Timings are approximate; sessions may start earlier or later than advertised. Witnesses are subject to change. Please check our website nearer the time for the location.

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