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Question 5 - we asked:

The Netherlands spends over £20 head on cycling annually. Should we try to match this, or should we be spending much more to catch up?

We asked this question:

4 of the 5 candidates (80%) who were asked this question responded as below.

Those candidate(s) which were elected are highlighted.

Lucy FRAZER
(Conservative Party)

When the Coalition Government came into office spending on cycling was £2 per person, it is now £6 per person and we have already stated in the cycling delivery plan that we want spending to be £10 per person each year.

Clive Kenneth SEMMENS
(Green Party)

Spending much more to catch up. We're a rich country, this is a high priority and we can afford it. In fact, in the long run, it will save more than it costs anyway.

Huw JONES
(Labour Party)

£20 per head is a worthy aspiration. My party has not commited to this level of spending but I would argue that they should.

Jonathan Peter CHATFIELD
(Liberal Democrat)

We have committed to £10 per head and would like to do more if we could.

Camcycle is a non-partisan body. All candidates are given an equal opportunity to submit their views. Information published by Camcycle (Cambridge Cycling Campaign), The Bike Depot, 140 Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0DL.