British Cycling avoids loss of millions in public funding after voting through governance changes

National Council votes through vital changes

British Cycling HQ

(Image credit: Russ Ellis)

British Cycling has avoided a possible devastating loss of public funding after voting through governance changes at an Extraordinary General Meeting on Saturday.

The National Council of British Cycling needed to vote with a 75 per cent majority for the proposed changes, which if rejected could have seen the governing body lose £43 million in public funding, as was the case for Table Tennis England when it voted against similar changes in June.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.