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Waters admits some 20mph roads should have been exempted

Rhodri Clark
02 November 2023
Lee Waters: I’ve encouraged local authorities to think about how they can use their powers of discretion to make exceptions
Lee Waters: I’ve encouraged local authorities to think about how they can use their powers of discretion to make exceptions

 

Welsh Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters has admitted that some roads where the default 20mph speed limit was applied on 17 September should have been excepted, but said that council leaders wished to let the new limit bed in before making changes.

An expert panel led by transport consultant Phil Jones will provide advice and support for local authorities.

“We do think there are some examples, where, with the benefit of hindsight and experience, the wrong decisions have been made,...

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