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Cycling

Part of Backbench Business — Private Members’ Bills – in the House of Commons at 7:17 pm on 2nd September 2013.

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Photo of Michael Ellis Michael Ellis Conservative, Northampton North 7:17 pm, 2nd September 2013

Does my hon. Friend agree that it would be a good idea to encourage training for children in schools to encourage cycle riding and explain how best to be safe on the roads? Even if the children were not to go on to cycle or drive cars themselves, it would still teach about the risks of poor or dangerous cycling while cars are on the road. Would my hon. Friend encourage such teaching in schools?