How British Cycling hopes to change culture that led to allegations of sexism and discrimination

Sports governing body sets out action plan based on UK Sport review

Photo: Russ Ellis

British Cycling has set out the steps it will take to change its performance programme following a UK Sport review into the culture within the governing body.

The report, which was commissioned after sprinter Jess Varnish made allegations of sexism against former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton in April 2016, is yet to be published, but British Cycling received a draft copy in December and has now published a "Draft cycling independent review action plan" to work towards the report's recommendations.

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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.