10 February 2014 - 9:22am
CTC urges MPs to demand action and funding to ‘Get Britain Cycling’
CTC, the national cycling charity, has urged MPs to demand leadership, commitment to quality cycling conditions, and funding of at least £10 per person annually, to ‘Get Britain Cycling’ when giving evidence at today’s Commons Transport Select Committee inquiry on cycle safety.
7 November 2013 - 9:51pm
Government planning to fail on cycling
Despite huge public and cross-party parliamentary support for substantially increased cycle use between now and 2050, the Government is expecting cycle use to FALL between 2015 and 2025, with little change between then and 2040.
28 October 2013 - 5:57pm
CTC calls for swift progress as McLoughlin promises 'cycle-proofing' action
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has told cycling champion Chris Boardman that his department will do all it can to let councils introduce Dutch-style segregated cycle provision, while the Highways Agency has promised to review the cycling sections of its design guidance.
3 September 2013 - 7:19am
100 MPs reach a consensus on cycling
Around 100 MPs from all political parties attended a packed backbench business debate on cycling for 4 hours on Monday evening, with dozens of MPs taking part.
2 September 2013 - 12:26pm
Live at the Get Britain Cycling Parliamentary debate
Tonight MPs will debate how to ‘Get Britain Cycling’. CTC will be blogging live between 6pm and 10pm. Thank you to all CTC members who have written to their MP’s during the recess asking them to attend this evening. Over 40 have said they will be there.
28 August 2013 - 8:13am
CTC welcomes Government progress on cycling but far more is still needed
CTC has welcomed the progress outlined in the Government's response to the parliamentary "Get Britain Cycling" inquiry, but believes far more is still needed if we are to even start catching up with the levels of cycle use common among our continental neighbours.
27 June 2013 - 1:54pm
CTC urges Cameron to Get Britain Cycling after Treasury fails to do so
CTC is calling on David Cameron to 'Get Britain Cycling' after statements today and yesterday by the Chancellor and his Chief Secretary included billions for increased capacity on trunk roads and motorways, but failed to identify any earmarked funding for cycling.
25 April 2013 - 1:34pm
CTC President Jon Snow calls for everyone to sign e-petition
During one hour alone last night, 1,200 people signed an e-petition calling on the Prime Minister to implement the recommendations of the 'Get Britain Cycling' All Party Parliamentary report, which was released yesterday Wednesday 24 April.
4 March 2013 - 4:12pm
Ministers conclude 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry
The parliamentary 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry ended today with evidence from Ministers, first from Wales and then from the UK Government. We now await the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group's report, which is expected to call for clear leadership from the top of Government.
4 March 2013 - 12:32pm
Ministers, police and Jon Snow appear before the APPCG
The final session of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group's inquiry 'Get Britain Cycling' heard from the ministers responsible for promoting and improving road safety, as well as representatives from Europe, Wales, Scotland and law enforcement agencies.
12 February 2013 - 5:14pm
Chris Boardman speaks at cycling inquiry
After Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman joined health experts and others to give evidence at today's Get Britain Cycling inquiry hearing, CTC has expressed dismay that the government departments for education, employers and the environment all declined to send witnesses.