§ Mr. Greville Janner
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether, in view of the resultant saving in lives and fuel, he will bring in a reduced maximum permitted speed limit.
§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will consider eliminating the accident rate criterion from the criteria for the determination of speed limits.
§ Mr. Mulley
Comparative accident rates are used, to identify roads which have a high accident potential, and it would not be advisable to eliminate this criterion.