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Electric Vehicles: Bicycles

Department for Transport written question – answered on 10th July 2019.

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Photo of Lord Jones of Cheltenham Lord Jones of Cheltenham Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to encourage the use of powered cargo bikes by families.

Photo of Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Government recognises the contribution that electric powered bikes, including cargo bikes, can make to delivering the aim of double cycling as outlined in the 2017 Statutory Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS). The CWIS, and the CWIS Safety Review Government Response published in November 2018, set out how all types of cycling will be supported through appropriate investment in good quality infrastructure, behaviour change initiatives and safety measures.

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