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Ministerial Correction

Tuesday 7 January 2014

Transport

Roads: Accidents

Robert Flello: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people were (a) killed and (b) seriously injured whilst working on the hard shoulder in each of the last three years. [178481]

[Official Report, 10 December 2013, Vol. 572, c. 185-86W.]

Letter of correction from Robert Goodwill:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent South (Robert Flello) on 10 December 2013:

The full answer given was as follows:

Mr Goodwill: The following data has been provided by the Highways Agency who manage and operate the Strategic Road Network in England:

 Number

Killed:

 

2011

0

2012

0

2013

1

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Seriously Injured:

 

2011

1

2012

0

2013

1

These figures include both directly employed and contractor employees carrying out work for the Highways Agency and specifically refer to hard shoulder incidents only.

The correct answer should have been:

Mr Goodwill: The following data has been provided by the Highways Agency who manage and operate the Strategic Road Network in England:

 Number

Killed:

 

2011

0

2012

1

2013

0

Seriously Injured:

 

2011

1

2012

0

2013

1

These figures include both directly employed and contractor employees carrying out work for the Highways Agency and specifically refer to hard shoulder incidents only.