MP denies Birmingham cycling plans are discriminatory

Northfield MP Richard Burden tells the House of Commons that cycling investment can benefit all sections of society

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Birmingham MP Richard Burden has hit back at claims by a Conservative city councillor that increased spending on cycling is benefitting “white young men”.

Mr Burden, a Labour shadow transport minister and MP for Northfield, told Parliament that Cllr Dierdre Alden’s views are not shared by the people of the city.

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