This Ard Fheis call on the authorities in the North to introduce the metric system for all traffic and related road signage to bring it in line with the rest of the island and also look to create an all-Ireland body to standardise speed limits and road traffic signs. [Clarke/Smith/Doherty Cumann, Finglas]
If Sinn Féin take the Ministry for Infrastructure after May’s Assembly election will they race at
120mph towards this change? I can only imagine the carnaptious debate that would ensue. 70 mph
Or would other parties in the NI Executive slam their foot on the brake and view it as a cross-cutting issue?
Other motions agreed highlighted Sellafield nuclear power plant and Air Passenger Duty.
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