Conservative London Mayor candidate vows to tear out 'havoc-causing cycle lanes' if elected into office

As well as removing cycle lanes in the capital, Susan Hall also promises to back any group that wants rid of LTNs in London

Women's Freedom Ride 2023
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The Conservative party candidate for the London mayor’s office has promised to axe what she described as “havoc causing” cycle lanes if she is elected into power later this year. 

In an interview with The Evening Standard, Susan Hall claimed that cycle lanes prevent emergency services from getting to incidents quickly and insisted that motorists should be prioritised in terms of infrastructure. 

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