Boardman: Tories' cycling pledge will only scratch the surface

The Conservatives have pledged to spend £10 per person per head on cycling, but Chris Boardman believes it's not an imminent strategy

Chris Boardman is sceptical of the Conservative party’s pledge to spend £10 per head per year on cycling, saying it’s more a long-term plan than an imminent policy.

The Tories’ pledge came in response to British Cycling’s #ChooseCycling network, which wrote to all party leaders to request their support for cycling in their manifestos.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.