15. The Government should produce a cross-departmental Cycling Action Plan with annual progress reports

Recommendation…

This recommendation is grouped into the topic: Political Leadership.

15. The Government should produce a cross-departmental Cycling
Action Plan with annual progress reports.


Official Department for Transport Response…

The Department for Transport has been co-ordinating a cross-departmental effort to promote cycling, in particular with Defra and the Department of Health.

Realising our ambition for cycling will require sustained leadership, collaboration and innovation at each level of government and between all sectors. To ensure that robust arrangements are in place to realise the ambition, we will work with stakeholders to assemble a comprehensive delivery plan for publication in the autumn.

The Department for Transport has governance arrangements in place to support the development of cycling policy through the Cycling Stakeholder Forum led by Cycling Minister Norman Baker, a cycling High Level Subgroup and a cross-Whitehall officials Subgroup. Close working relationships will continue as the cycling delivery plan is developed.

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