Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill


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.

Stage 1

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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Read the submissions received


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.

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