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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 Julian Huppert Julian Huppert Liberal Democrat, Cambridge 6:52 pm, 2nd September 2013

The issue with cycle helmets is that although they might save some lives, the countervailing loss of life from people not cycling and being less fit massively outweighs that. Indeed, one academic analysis suggested an extra 250 or so deaths a year net.