Decision details

20mph Speed Limits - Task & Finish Group Recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The recommendations from the task and finish group set up by Full Council in July 2021.


That Cabinet:

1.     Supports the recommendations of the Task and Finish Group on 20 mph speed limits as set out in paragraph 4.8 of the report;

2.     Asks that all Members be informed of the options for using their Delegated Highways Budgets to fund speed limits and engineering measures designed to reduce speed, the potential availability of the Community Action Fund, the preferred approach of targeting specific locations, the criteria for 20 mph speed limits and what evidence is required to support a proposed 20 mph speed limit; and

3.     Asks the Strategic Director for Communities to monitor the use of Members' Delegated Highways Budgets for 20 mph limits and report back to the Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee in February 2023.


Report author: Isabelle Moorhouse

Publication date: 13/04/2022

Date of decision: 12/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 12/04/2022 - Cabinet

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