Government responds to 'Get Britain Cycling' petition

Cycling commuter

The Government has said it "takes cycling very seriously" and is committed to "leading the country in getting more people to cycle more safely, more often" in response to an online petition calling for it to 'get Britain cycling.'

"The Government welcomes the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) inquiry and report," it reads. "Many of the recommendations in the report mirror those shared with Government by the Cycling Stakeholder Forum members."

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.