St Patrick's Day Countdown 🍀

Open search Close search

Close menu

Latest

Liverpool dad fights to change safety law following the death of his son

12 months ago

By The Guide Liverpool

Liverpool dad fights to change safety law following the death of his son

A Liverpool dad has launched a campaign to change the law after his son fell from the top of a multi-storey car park in October 2020.

Gabriel Santer was just 15 when he died and a Bill is currently going through Parliament to improve the safety of car parks and to ensure barriers are an appropriate height.

Earlier this month, the Multi Storey Car Parks Safety Bill, to be known as Gabe’s Law, was introduced to Parliament by the family’s MP Maria Eagle. 

Boxed Off Communications is helping the family with media relations and social media to raise awareness about the campaign with BBC Radio Merseyside, Radio City, Capital, Heart, BBC Online, Granada and BBC Sounds already running extensive interviews with Gabriel’s dad Johnny.

Boxed Off Director Richard Clein said:

“By connecting Johnny to our media and political contacts we have already been able to achieve significant coverage about the campaign for Gabe’s Law.

“However, it is only just the beginning and history tells is there’s a long way to go before the Bill becomes law. Johnny and his family have shown such determination and courage to get this far and we’re right beside them every step of the way.”

Johnny Santer said:

“We are grateful to Boxed Off for their pro bono support in helping to raise awareness about this issue.

“It is difficult to find statistics for this type of death but we know there were at least 17 in the last year alone.

“We hope other families who have been affected, their friends and communities will join our campaign to ensure preventable deaths like Gabe’s do not happen again.”

The second reading of the bill is due on 24th March.

Find out more information at www.boxedoffcomms.co.uk or follow on Twitter and Instagram @Gabes_law

Get the latest for Liverpool HERE.

Share

Tags

The Guide Liverpool

About Us

We showcase the very best of Liverpool City Region through stunning video features and keep residents and visitors updated on what's on and what's good. About Us

The Guide Liverpool

Meet Our Team 👋

Meet Our Team
Eurovision 2023 - Jay And Gem - The Guide Liverpool Video Production

The Guide Liverpool

Video Production & Advertising

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse quis eros sit amet mi eleifend tincidunt. Services