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Question 3 - we asked:

What would you do to improve the number of children cycling to school nationally?

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3 of the 5 candidates (60%) who were asked this question responded as below.

Those candidate(s) which were elected are highlighted.

Heidi Suzanne ALLEN
(Conservative Party)

Increase the number of cycle routes as per question 1 and ensure crossing points are safe.

Daniel GREEF
(Labour Party)

Invest in decent cycle paths that link up villages with schools. Encouragement is important but without safety there is no point. Secondly we need to make sure crossings are safe and that children are taught cycling proficiency. I remember being taught this at primary school, it made me much safer cycling to school each day.

Sebastian Gerald Molesworth KINDERSLEY
(Liberal Democrat)

I think there's a lot that can be done as long as it gets children off roads altho I suspect most don't cycle on safety grounds. Some of the measures I've been involved in over the years include 20mph zones, new safe crossings, combined use cyclepaths to new developments, insistence on proper covered cycle racks near the school entrance and so on.

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