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Part of Backbench Business — Private Members’ Bills – in the House of Commons at 6:44 pm on 2nd September 2013.

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Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma Conservative, Reading West 6:44 pm, 2nd September 2013

My hon. Friend makes an important point on wearing cycle helmets. Independent studies have shown clearly that wearing cycle helmets saves lives and cuts down on injuries. Last year, I called on the Department for Transport to issue a definitive and independent report on the benefits and costs of introducing a law requiring children to wear cycle helmets. Would he welcome such a report?