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Walking

Department for Transport written question – answered on 27th February 2020.

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Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Conservative, Blackpool North and Cleveleys

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding is available from his Department to support local authority schemes on walking.

Photo of Chris Heaton-Harris Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The detail of the funding that has been made available to local authorities and other organisations to support walking projects are set out in the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy Report to Parliament, published on 07 February 2020. The schemes that the Department has funded include projects to encourage walking to school, as well as improvements to infrastructure and the public realm to support walking in general. Further details will be announced at the Budget and Spending Review of the new funding for cycling and walking that was announced by the Prime Minister on 11 February 2020.

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