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Part of Backbench Business — Private Members’ Bills – in the House of Commons at 6:52 pm on 2nd September 2013.

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Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter 6:52 pm, 2nd September 2013

No one who is favour of cycling should be against encouraging people to wear helmets, but will my hon. Friend accept that the overwhelming evidence—not just in Australia, but from all over the world—is that where cycle helmets have been made compulsory the impact on cycling has been negative, and therefore the overall public health impact has been negative?