MPs debated the Second Reading of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill in the House of Commons on Monday 23 October.
Minister for Transport Legislation and Maritime, John Hayes, opened the debate.
Shadow Transport Minister, Karl Turner, responded on behalf of the Opposition.
The Bill passed Second Reading without a division and will now be considered by a Public Bill Committee.
The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 2017-19
Summary of the Bill
The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill aims to:
- Specify who is liable for damages following accidents caused by automated vehicles.
- Improve the network of charging points for electric vehicles.
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House of Commons Library analysis
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The Library has published a briefing paper for Second Reading.
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