Chris Boardman appeals to Transport Secretary for cycling funding

Chris Boardman has written an open letter to Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin to make a long-term commitment to investing in cycling infrastructure

Former Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman, British Cycling's policy adviser, has written an open letter to the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin asking him to clarify his department's position on investing in cycling.

Following the Comprehensive Spending Review on Wednesday, when Chancellor George Osbourne announced that £300m will be available for cycling initiatives over the course of this Parliament, Boardman said that it was "essential" that this was in addition to "the vital investment required to make our roads and junctions safer".

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