Cycling: Greater London

Home Office written question – answered at on 25 October 2021.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Co Chair, British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that in London the police enforce the rules for cyclists in The Highway Code to the same standard applied to motorised vehicles.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, Minister of State (Ministry of Justice and Home Office)

It is important that cyclists know that the rules of the Highway Code and that road traffic law applies equally to them as to other road users. Enforcement of road traffic laws in Greater London, including cycling offences, is an operational matter for the Metropolitan Police Commissioner in conjunction with local policing plans.

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