Category Archives: Parliament

Home Secretary Announces Action Plan to Tackle Acid Attacks

Victims and survivors will be at the centre of a new government strategy aimed at reducing the number and impact of acid attacks. As part of the action plan, the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) guidance to prosecutors will be reviewed … Continue reading

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Legal Street Racing just Around the Corner

Could the next British Grand Prix be literally just around the corner from you? New laws come into force on Monday, 10 April 2017, that will allow motor racing events to take place on closed public roads in England. The … Continue reading

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New Rules to Prevent another Car Emission Scandal Approved

West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton won backing yesterday from the European Parliament for new measures that will ensure vehicles continue to meet emissions and safety standards once out of the showroom. The revised rules aim to prevent another vehicle emissions … Continue reading

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£20 Million for D-Day Landings Memorial

The British servicemen and women who gave their lives in the D-Day landings and in the Normandy Campaign will be commemorated with a new memorial, supported by £20 million, the Prime Minister and Chancellor today announced. The monument will be … Continue reading

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Killer Drivers to Face Life Sentences

Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences, under plans put forward by Government Ministers. Dangerous drivers causing death by speeding, street racing or while on a mobile phone are among those now facing the same sentences as … Continue reading

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Christopher Pincher shares Tamworth’s Road Safety Dashboard

Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has drawn attention to the Constituency Road Safety Dashboard developed by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) alongside Direct Line. The PACTS Road Safety Dashboard was developed to compare and analyse road casualty … Continue reading

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More Than 6,000 Reports of Hate Crime since Brexit Vote

Britain’s new Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP, has announced plans to tackle hate crime in England and Wales. The announcement comes after figures showed there have been more than 6,000 reports of hate crime to police since mid June. Ms Rudd has … Continue reading

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