Speed Limits on Roads (Devolved Powers) Bill 2015-16
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Commons 5 February, 2016 | 05.02.2016
|Bill 98 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 82KB||04.02.2016|
Latest news on the Speed Limits on Roads (Devolved Powers) Bill 2015-16
This Bill was withdrawn following the second reading debate on Friday 5 February 2016 and will make no further progress.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 18 November 2015 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
Summary of the Speed Limits on Roads (Devolved Powers) Bill 2015-16A Bill to amend Part VI of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996, to make provision about the powers and duties of parish and town councils in relation to applying for speed limit orders; to provide for the conduct of local referendums to determine whether such applications should be made; and for connected purposes
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