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Cycling and Walking

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd November 2018.

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Photo of Emma Dent Coad Emma Dent Coad Labour, Kensington 12:00 am, 22nd November 2018

Some 5% of my constituents cycle to work, which is double the national average. However, CrashMap shows the number of accidents between my home and Parliament Square and that has frightened me off taking the plunge. In addition, today is our third day in a row of poor air quality alerts. Will the Minister please tell me, in road safety week, what we are doing to tackle the scourge of poor vision and behaviour of construction and delivery lorries and the problem of air quality, which are, literally, a deadly combination?