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Part of Backbench Business — Private Members’ Bills – in the House of Commons at 6:35 pm on 2nd September 2013.

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Photo of Catherine McKinnell Catherine McKinnell Shadow Minister (Treasury) 6:35 pm, 2nd September 2013

I thank my hon. Friend for his generosity. He is making a powerful speech. Many constituents have asked me to come to this debate to make representations on their behalf, and in particular on behalf of their children. As cyclists, my constituents worry not only for themselves and their safety, but for that of their children, and many of them have asked me to press the Minister on making cycle urban infrastructure development compulsory as part of the legislation on cycling and urban planning. Does my hon. Friend agree?