18 March 2016
The House of Commons Transport Select Committee has published its report on ‘Road Traffic Law Enforcement’
The full report is available here.
There is a whole chapter on cycling, and the Committee says: “The increase in injuries among pedal cyclists is of particular concern”
Other findings highlight the link Read More
All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group response to the March 2016 Budget
There was no more money announced for cycling in this week's Budget but the All Party Cycling Group has welcomed the news that the 'Cycle to Work' scheme will continue to operate as normal.
Ruth Cadbury MP: Read More
In November 2015 Lord Berkeley, the All Party Cycling Group Secretary wrote to Andrew Selous MP (below), in the Ministry of Justice regarding the Government’s proposed review of motoring offences and penalties.
He didn't receive a reply, and followed it up with another letter in January Read More
During a recent debate on cycling in the House of Lords Lord Berkeley, the Secertary of the All Party Cycling Group asked the Transport Minister, Lord Ahmad for more detail on the Government's claim of spending £6 per head of population per annum on cycling.
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One of the founder members of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group, Lord Young of Cookham secured a debate in the House of Lords on the promotion of cycling as a safe form of transport.
Here is the transcript of the debate, and a report from Read More
Yesterday, there was a well attended debate in Westminster Hall on 'Government investment in cycling', proposed by Conservative MP for Bolton West, Chris Green (below)
The transcript of the debate can be found here. CTC have published a full length report on the debate and a comment Read More
left to right: Alex Chalk MP, Ruth Cadbury MP, Robert Goodwill MP
The Minister started off the by talking about the Governments’ cycling policy. These are his verbatim notes:
Spending Review and ‘Access’ fund
Following the Spending Review settlement, the Department for Transport was awarded £580 million (£80 Read More
14 January 2016
ALL PARTY CYCLING GROUP MEET SECRETARY OF STATE FOR TRANSPORT, PATRICK McLOUGHLIN MP, TO DISCUSS SAFER CYCLING
left-right : Sarah Wollaston MP, Lord Berkeley, Patrick McLoughlin MP, Alex Chalk MP, Ruth Cadbury MP, Steve Brine MP
MPs and Lords from the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Read More
The Guardian reports on Bradley Wiggins' stint as guest editor of the 'Today' programme, which included an interview with Jeremy Corbyn MP.
Full article here Read More
The Department for Transport have launched a new Road Safety Plan.
The main issues affecting cycling are:
a grant of £50 million over the next 4 years will support Bikeability cycle training in schools
the government will consult on changes to improve cycle safety to ensure side-guards are Read More