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Question for Department for Transport

UIN 10038, tabled on 12 September 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) officials, (b) other staff and (c) private contractors in his Department are responsible for Government policy on cycling.

Answered on

20 September 2017

The Department’s Active and Accessible Travel team includes approximately 15 officials and 4 secondees from local authorities and other organisations who work full-time or part-time on cycling and walking policies. The team does not employ any private contractors. Around a dozen or so other officials elsewhere in the Department also work in a full-time or part-time capacity on matters relevant to cycling.