COMMONS

Final evidence session to examine Highway England's approach to active travel

26 April 2019

This is the final planned oral evidence session on the Committee’s inquiry into active travel.

Focus of the session

At this session, the Committee will:

  • Discuss Highways England’s approach to active travel, including how it uses its cycling, safety and integration budget, and how it works with local authorities on schemes to improve routes for pedestrians and cyclists.
  • Question the Minister for walking and cycling policy on the Government’s targets for increasing levels of cycling and walking, the support the Government provides to local authorities to improve provision for pedestrians and cyclists, and the adequacy of funding for active travel, and how this is provided.

Witnesses

Wednesday 1 May 2019, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 9.45am

  • Mike Wilson, Chief Highways Engineer, Highways England
  • Richard Leonard, Head of Road Safety, Highways England

At 10.15am

  • Jesse Norman MP, Minister of State
  • Guy Boulby, Head of Cycling and Walking
  • Kevin Golding-Williams, Head of Cycling and Walking Policy, Department for Transport

Further information

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