Space for cycling protest to take place in Manchester on Monday

Hundreds of cyclists expected to take part in Manchester protest, coinciding with Labour Party conference

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A space for cycling protest ride is planned in Manchester on Monday September 22, coinciding with the Labour Party conference, where hundreds of cyclists and some local MPs will call for continuous cycling funding in the party's manifesto.

Although Manchester is spending £32 million of government and local transport money on cycling until March 2015, Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign (GMCC) says only 40% of the city's residents are receiving the £10 per head cycle funding considered a minimum by cycle campaigners.

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