Cycling in Parliament

I’ve been a fan of the Cities fit for Cycling campaign, and so it was good to see that 100 MPs turned up to the debate, with support given to the Get Britain Cycling report.

The debate ended with an unopposed vote in favour of the motion:

“That this House supports the recommendations of the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s report ‘Get Britain Cycling’; endorses the target of 10 per cent of all journeys being made by bike by 2025, and 25 per cent by 2050; and calls on the Government to show strong political leadership, including an annual Cycling Action Plan and sustained funding for cycling.”

But as the CTC put it: “Unfortunately the vote is not binding on the Government!”

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