Inquiry Sessions and Witnesses

The panel listen to witnesses in early 2013 (photo by Carlton Reid, used with permission)
The panel listen to witnesses in early 2013 (photo by Carlton Reid, used with permission)

The 6  ‘Get Britain Cycling‘ inquiry witness sessions took place in the House of Commons in Committee Room 13 between 9.30 and 11.30am in early 2013.

Click the [written submission] link after an organisation’s name to read their response to the inquiry’s call for input in December 2012. Also see our SUBMISSIONS AND TRANSCRIPTS page for other notes from various groups and individuals.

CAN YOU HELP? Do you have some of the missing evidence? If so then please send an email to contact@GetBritainCycling.org

The Panel


Session 1: Introductory


Session 2: Safety

    • 30 January 2013
    • Live Blog (tweet archive) – click HERE
    • APPCG Press Release: Justice needed for cyclists on the roads, says Parliamentary Inquiry
    • Witnesses:
      • Automobile Association – Edmund King
      • Institute of Advanced Motorists – Neil Greig
      • Freight Transport Association – Karen Dee
      • The Association of Bikeability Schemes – David Dansky
      • British Cycling – Martin Gibbs
      • CTC – Chris Peck
      • Transport & Health Study Group – Jenny Mindell
      • Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety – David Davies
      • Martin Porter QC
      • Ministry of Justice – Martin Jones
      • Metropolitan Police – Chief Inspector Ian Vincent
      • RoadPeace – Amy Aeron-Thomas

Session 3: Planning and design


Session 4: Active lifestyles


Session 5: The local perspective

    • 27 February 2013
    • Live Blog (tweet archive) – click HERE
    • APPCG Press Release: Greater investment in cycling infrastructure would have huge benefits for public health, says Health Minister
    • Witnesses:
      • Anna Soubry MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health
      • Caroline Pidgeon AM, from the London Assembly Transport Committee
      • Transport for London
      • Local Government Association
      • Cyclenation
      • Cambridge Cycling Campaign
      • Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC)
      • Transport for Greater Manchester
      • London Cycling Campaign
      • Transport for London
      • Borough Cycle Officers Group
      • Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE)
      • Devon County Council
      • Leicester City Council

Session 6: Government

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