NEW HOPE OF JUSTICE FOR TOM
The Herald|January 12, 2022
MPS TAKE HEED OF 100,000-SIGNATURE PETITION AND PAVE WAY FOR LAW TO IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND LICENCES OF DRINK-DRIVERS
ED OLDFIELD

The Government has agreed to consider a call to give police new powers to impose an immediate driving ban, following a campaign by the family of Tom McConnachie, who was killed by a drink-driver in Plymouth in 2019.

QUEST FOR PROMPT BANS FOR DRIVING OFFENCES

THE Government has agreed to consider a call to give police new powers to impose an immediate driving ban in serious cases, following a campaign by the family of Tom McConnachie, who was killed by a drink-driver in Plymouth in 2019.

The campaign for Tom’s Law calls for police powers to issue a suspension notice as soon as an offender is caught driving dangerously or under the influence of alcohol or drugs. It was discussed by MPs on Monday after a petition asking for the change gained more than 100,000 signatures, triggering a Parliamentary debate.

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