Engagements

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 24th July 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister

I recognise the importance of increasing cycling and walking. It is important for people’s health and the local environment. Schemes such as the Derwent valley cycle way provide significant benefit to the local economy as well as to health and the environment. We have doubled our spending on cycling and walking in England, and our local cycling and walking infrastructure plan enables local authorities to take a strategic approach to planning improvements and to integrate them into wider plans for transport and economic development. I am sure the issue will continue to be supported by Conservatives in government.