Cycling

Department for Transport written question – answered on 23rd May 2016.

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Photo of Lilian Greenwood Lilian Greenwood Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 27 October 2015 to Question 13105, on cycling, if he will (a) update the table provided in that Answer to include the year 2015-16 and (b) provide a version of that table that excludes Cycle Ambition Cities funding from the regional breakdown of per capita spend.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

In response to part a) of your question, spend on cycling in 2015-16 was:

  • Bikeability: £11.7m
  • Cycle Rail: £14.0m (plus matched funding of £2.10m)
  • Cycle Ambition Cities: £15.0m (plus matched funding of £5.10m)
  • Highways England: £16.7m
  • LSTF: £64.50m
  • Local Growth Fund: £60.80m
  • Integrated Transport Block: £28.40m
  • Transport for London: £145m

TOTAL: £363.3m, or £7 per head in 2015/16.

Of these programmes, we can provide regional breakdown per head for the Local Sustainable Transport Fund, Cycle Rail, Transport for London and Cycle Ambition Cities, totalling £238.5m.

a) 15/16 regional spend per head (£) for selected programmes

Region

Regional spend per head (£) for selected programmes

2015/16

East Midlands

DfT spend

1

Total spend

1

East of England

DfT spend

1

Total spend

1

North East

DfT spend

6

Total spend

7

North West

DfT spend

2

Total spend

4

South East

DfT spend

2

Total spend

2

South West

DfT spend

3

Total spend

4

West Midlands

DfT spend

2

Total spend

3

Yorkshire & Humber

DfT spend

2

Total spend

3

London

Total spend

18

Please note these figures do not provide a total regional spend per head and spend on the ground will be significantly greater.

The remaining programmes total £124.80m. We do not hold a breakdown of regional funding by mode for the Integrated Transport Block, Local Growth Fund, Bikeability and Highways England.

In response to part b) of your question, please find below a version of the table from Question 13105 excluding the Cycle Ambition Cities.

a) Regional spend per head (excluding Cycle Ambition Cities)

Region

Regional spend per head (£)

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

East Midlands

DfT spend

1

1

1

1

Total spend

3

3

3

2

East of England

DfT spend

1

2

1

1

Total spend

3

4

3

3

North East

DfT spend

1

2

1

1

Total spend

5

6

5

5

North West

DfT spend

1

2

1

1

Total spend

4

6

4

4

South East

DfT spend

1

2

1

1

Total spend

4

5

4

4

South West

DfT spend

1

2

2

1

Total spend

7

7

7

6

West Midlands

DfT spend

1

1

1

1

Total spend

4

4

4

4

Yorkshire & Humber

DfT spend

1

1

1

1

Total spend

4

5

4

4

London

Total spend

2

3

9

13

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