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31 October 2014 - 1:52pm
PM needs to step in to Get Britain Cycling
CTC says Prime Minister needs to show more personal involvement if he wants to achieve his "cycling revolution"
16 October 2014 - 9:58am
Government cycling strategy is “derisory plan” not “delivery plan”
Penny farthing budget for cycling woefully inadequate says CTC
29 September 2014 - 10:30am
Government told: "stop treating cycling like a poor relation"
CTC President Jon Snow
At the start of the Conservative Party Conference, representatives from a coalition of cycling groups have called on the government to “stop treating cycling like a poor relation” and create a long-term, properly-resourced cycling strategy.
30 January 2014 - 4:38pm
Carmarthenshire cyclists start local campaign group and look to build local support
Do you want to improve cycling locally……meet like-minded individuals…..and make a difference? CTC local cycle campaigners and cycle enthuiasts Phil Snaith and Geoff Rone have set up a forum in Carmarthenshire with the aim of making cycling a safer and more convenient way to travel.
3 September 2013 - 7:19am
100 MPs reach a consensus on cycling
MPs debated cycling for 4 hours
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
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
Norman Baker chats to councillors in Cambridge
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.
12 August 2013 - 1:29am
CTC urges MPs to back long-term funding for PM's "Cycling Revolution"
The PM's £77m allows 8 cities, covering 6.3m people, to start taking up cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomes David Cameron’s call to kick-start a 'cycling revolution', and urges MPs and councils to take action now to deliver the programmes and the funding required for it to become a reality.
11 July 2013 - 10:27am
Date set for Get Britain Cycling debate in Parliament and No. 10 announcement on cycling
Get Britain Cycling (front cover)
The Chamber of the House of Commons will be the setting for a high profile debate and vote about cycling in September, with an announcement from the Prime Minister expected in August.
27 June 2013 - 1:54pm
CTC urges Cameron to Get Britain Cycling after Treasury fails to do so
Lots of money for new roads, very little for cycling
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.
24 June 2013 - 12:13pm
Calls for the CSR to include cycling money as parliament agrees to debate the 'Get Britain Cycling' report
CTC welcomes the news that Parliament will now debate the findings of the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report and urges that the Chancellor shows a similar commitment to cycling when he unveils his Comprehensive Spending Review decisions on government funding next Wednesday 26th June
19 June 2013 - 12:23pm
Calls for the CSR to include cycling money as Parliament agrees to debate the 'Get Britain Cycling' report
Chris Boardman and The All Party Cycling Group
CTC welcomes the news that Parliament will now debate the findings of the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report and urges that the Chancellor shows a similar commitment to cycling when he unveils his Comprehensive Spending Review decisions on government funding next Wednesday 26 June.
25 April 2013 - 1:34pm
CTC President Jon Snow calls for everyone to sign e-petition
Chris Boardman and The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group
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.
23 April 2013 - 3:26pm
Get Britain Cycling report recommends £10 per head, per year funding for cycling
Chris Boardman, MP Julian Huppert, Dr Sarah Wollaston and Ian Austin
Six weeks of oral evidence, hundreds of written pages, and the report is out. CTC welcomes its publication and urges the Government to implement its 18 recommendations
4 March 2013 - 4:12pm
Ministers conclude 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry
Norman Baker MP opening a cycle track in his constituency
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
CTC's President Jon Snow
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.
27 February 2013 - 11:30am
'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry moves onto local authorities and London
Cycle parking with a cycle path running through it in Groningen, NL
Local authorities, campaigners and representatives from London were scrutinised by MPs and Peers from the All Party Cycling Group in the fifth and penultimate session of the Get Britain Cycling inquiry.
12 February 2013 - 5:14pm
Chris Boardman speaks at cycling inquiry
Cyclist Chris Boardman giving evidence at the 'Get Britain 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.
6 February 2013 - 9:40am
Planning and design for cycling scrutinised by MPs and Peers
Dutch design of infrastructure was much praised by those giving evidence
Having examined strategy and safety issues, the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group turned its attention to planning and design for cycling in the third session of its inquiry into cycling on the 6th Feb.
30 January 2013 - 11:56am
CTC welcomes £62m cycle spending announcement, but urges consistency
Norman Baker MP at the opening of a new cycle track in Sussex in 2012
CTC and other cycling groups have welcomed today's Government announcement explaining how £62m of cycling funding for England will be spent - including £30m for up to 3 'cycling cities'. But CTC urges that larger and more consistent commitments will be needed if we are to 'Get Britain Cycling'.

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