Road Traffic Offences (Cycling) Bill [HL] 2023-24

amend the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to create criminal offences relating to dangerous, careless or inconsiderate cycling, in particular applying to pedal cycles, electrically assisted pedal cycles and electric scooters; and to require a review of the impact of the dangerous use of electric scooters on other road users.

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

What is this Bill?

The Road Traffic Offences (Cycling) Bill [HL] is a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 20 February 2024 and is currently before Parliament.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an Member of the House of Lords (Baroness McIntosh of Pickering), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

Lords Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any member, at any time during the Session. A number of Lords may win ballot slots to receive precedence in the Lords.

So is this going to become a law?

Lords PMBs are extremely unlikely to become law. Unless the Bill receives unanimous support from MPs and can pass 2nd Reading in the Commons without debate, it will not proceed further in the Bill process.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

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Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: Tuesday 20th February 2024 - 1st reading (Lords)

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