Cycling: Greater London

Home Office written question – answered at on 9 March 2022.

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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 certify that the police in London 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 road traffic law apply equally to them as they do to other road users.

Enforcement of road traffic laws in London, including cycling offences, is an operational matter for both the Commissioners of the Metropolitan Police Service and the City of London Police in conjunction with their local policing plans.

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