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Cycling and Walking: Pupils

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 255335, tabled on 16 May 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will implement a safe routes to school programme to promote cycling and walking to and from school.

Answered on

21 May 2019

The Department supports safe cycling and walking to school and has committed £50 million to the Bikeability cycle training programme and over £6m of funding for a range of outreach programmes including Walk to School between 2016/17 and 2019/20.

Decisions on future funding for cycling and walking programmes will be made in the context of the forthcoming Spending Review.

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