Lords bill to guarantee British cycle funding

Amendment to infrastructure bill would ensure government publishes binding cycling and walking strategy

(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

Ongoing cycling funding could be guaranteed in the same way rail and roads funding currently are, if an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill in the House of Lords is successful.

Bill amendments, proposed by Lords Berkeley and Judd, and supported by six walking and cycling campaign groups, would require the government to publish a binding cycling and walking strategy, and answer to parliament if the strategy's goals were not met.

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