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Roads: Accidents

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many fatalities have been caused by road traffic accidents in London in each of the last five years, broken down by London borough; and if she will make a statement. (179287)

The number of fatalities resulting from reported injury road accidents in each London borough for 2002 to 2006 is shown in the following table.

Number of fatalities

London borough

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Westminster

15

11

9

12

13

Camden

8

5

4

2

8

Islington

8

10

2

4

2

Hackney

10

4

8

4

7

Tower Hamlets

10

6

6

8

6

Greenwich

11

7

10

8

13

Lewisham

9

11

5

6

2

Southwark

8

4

9

7

7

Lambeth

10

13

4

8

10

Wandsworth

6

10

8

4

7

Hammersmith and Fulham

4

6

6

10

6

Kensington and Chelsea

7

9

5

10

3

Waltham Forest

6

7

1

5

1

Redbridge

11

7

9

7

5

Havering

7

17

10

7

5

Barking and Dagenham

9

6

9

6

4

Newham

6

4

4

2

3

Bexley

8

4

2

6

6

Bromley

9

13

10

9

12

Croydon

13

14

11

7

6

Sutton

6

6

3

2

2

Merton

5

6

2

1

5

Kingston-upon- Thames

4

3

4

3

3

Richmond-upon- Thames

7

2

6

2

6

Hounslow

12

9

15

14

13

Hillingdon

7

5

11

8

6

Ealing

18

18

7

9

10

Brent

5

2

6

7

10

Harrow

4

9

4

3

3

Barnet

14

20

12

12

17

Haringey

12

16

3

7

8

Enfield

9

7

8

13

21

City of London

3

1

3

1

1

London total

281

272

216

214

231

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many road accidents resulting in the death of a cyclist were recorded in each London borough (a) in total and (b) involving cyclists under the age of (i) 11 and (ii) 16 years in each year since 2000. (179344)

A table showing the number of reported personal injury road accidents resulting in at least one pedal cyclist fatality in each London borough (a) in total and (b) involving pedal cyclist fatalities under the age of (i) 11 and (ii) 16 years in each year since 2000 has been deposited in the Libraries of the House.