20's Plenty Conference 2023



What a wonderful conference with over 120 attendees. A video recording of the whole conference is here or see below for individual presentations.

Keynote address: Scottish Minister for Transport, Fiona Hyslop MSP on how Scotland is proceeding to the next stage of 20mph

Featuring: Phil Jones on the experience of Wales as the first UK nation to implement a 20mph default

and Jenny Carson on the widespread adoption of 30km/h in Europe.

Plus: how 20mph has been implemented in Cities (Edinburgh and London) and rural areas (Scottish Borders) and

Hear from Public Health professionals on how street speeds impact population health.


 Fiona Hyslop MSP (Minister for Transport, Scottish Government) Video

 Phil Jones (Founder of Phil Jones Associates and chair of the Welsh Government 20mph Task Force) Video   Slides

Cllr Scott Arthur (Principal Policy Lead - Roads, City of Edinburgh Council) Video    Slides

Jeremy Leach (20's Plenty for London) Video    Slides

George Henry (National Operations Manager for Road Safety Policy and Education, Transport Scotland) Video   Slides

 Kaarina Ruta (Transport Assistant, Welsh Local Government Association) Video     Slides

 Jenny Carson (Programme Manager, Road Safety Performance Index, European Transport Safety Council) Video   Slides

Philippa Gilhooly (Traffic & Road Safety Management team leader, Scottish Borders Council) Video     Slides

Phil Noble (Strategy and Development Manager, City of Edinburgh Council) Video    Slides

Lisa Mackellaich (Road Safety Manager, The Highland Council) Video     Slides

    Dr Sarah Jones (Consultant in Environmental Public Health, Public Health Wales) by video     Slides

    Dr Margaret Douglas (Consultant in Public Health, Public Health Scotland) Video     Slides

Steve Birdsall (CEO, Gaist Ltd) Video      Slides

Martin Heath ( Technical Director, Project Centre Ltd) Video     Slides


Rod King MBE (Founder and Campaign Director, 20's Plenty for Us) Intro Video - What next video - Review Video

  • December 07, 2023 at 9:30am – 4:30pm
  • City of Edinburgh Council Chambers
    253 High St
    Edinburgh EH1 1YJ
    United Kingdom
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  • Liz Hare
    commented 2023-12-07 08:55:56 +0000
    It’s a great policy but needs proper policing. Speeds are creeping up so anyone who actually drives as 20mph feels they are slowing down the flow of traffic. Please raise this at the conference. Most cameras no longer function and there are no traffic police. Liz Hare (Edinburgh motorist)
  • Rod King
    published this page in Events 2023-08-30 14:24:12 +0100