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Cycling

Part of Backbench Business — Private Members’ Bills – in the House of Commons at 7:01 pm on 2nd September 2013.

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Photo of Henry Bellingham Henry Bellingham Conservative, North West Norfolk 7:01 pm, 2nd September 2013

I am listening carefully to what my hon. Friend is saying. What she said about the miracle improvements to one’s health is fascinating. A lot of money will be spent in the conurbations and in London, but does she agree that it is important that rural areas are not neglected in the great drive to get more people cycling? Does she also agree that cyclists are obviously at a big disadvantage on small rural lanes? We need more rural speed limits and more investment in safer highways in rural areas.