About the Bill
The Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill was introduced by Mark Ruskell MSP on 21 September 2018.
A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to reduce the general speed limit on restricted roads to 20 miles per hour; and for connected purposes.
The Committee agreed its approach to the Bill at Stage 1 on 7 November 2018.
|31 October & 7 November
||Approach to Bill considered
|9 November 2018
||Call for evidence launched
28 January 2019
|Call for evidence closes
|6 February 2019
||Evidence with campaign groups and health experts
|20 February 2019
||Evidence with drivers and passengers group
|6 March 2019
||Evidence with local authorities and Scottish Government
|24 April 2019
||Evidence with Member in Charge
Please note, dates are indicative and attendees are still to be confirmed.
The Committee has launched a survey and call for views which will close on 28 January 2019. Submissions received after the closing date will not be considered.
We encourage everyone to fill in a short online survey to share your views. The survey can be accessed here.
If you would like to submit detailed comments on the Bill, please send a written submission.
Call for evidence (323KB pdf)
Please use the template provided to format your submission. This includes a Data Protection Form. Fill this out and return it with your submission.
Submission template with data protection form (40KB doc)
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Please send your submission to: Restricted.Roads20MPHBill@parliament.scot
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Work by other Committees
The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee considered the Bill on 23 October 2018 and published a report on the Bill.