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Part of Backbench Business — Private Members’ Bills – in the House of Commons at 6:26 pm on 2nd September 2013.

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Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland Conservative, South Swindon 6:26 pm, 2nd September 2013

I think my hon. Friend is genuine in his praise for councillors such as the lead member in Swindon, Councillor Keith Williams, who is a triathlete and passionate cyclist. Does my hon. Friend agree that with local leadership such as that which I have described we will improve cycling facilities in towns such as Swindon? Department for Transport funding for improved links between west Swindon and the town centre is an example of how cyclists will find things safer in the long term.