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Schools: Cycling

Volume 477: debated on Friday 13 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the Answer of 31 March 2008, Official Report, column 700W, on schools: cycling, which 36 local authorities have received funding from her Department under the Bikeability programme. (209273)

35 local authorities were offered cycle training grants in 2007-08, plus a grant to Transport for London. 34 authorities outside London took up the grant, with one later deciding they were unable to deliver the additional training. The 34 authorities outside London were:

Bath and North East Somerset council

Bedfordshire county council

Birmingham city council

Blackburn with Darwen borough council

Buckinghamshire county council

Coventry city council

Cumbria county council

Dudley Metropolitan borough council

Durham county council

Gateshead council

Hertfordshire county council

Kirklees metropolitan council

Leicester city council

Luton borough council

Manchester city council

Merseyside LTP Partnership

North East Lincolnshire council

Northampton county council

Oldham metropolitan borough council

Redcar and Cleveland borough council

Rotherham metropolitan borough council

Sheffield city council

Somerset county council

South Gloucestershire council

Staffordshire county council

Stockport metropolitan borough council

Stockton on Tees borough council

Stoke-on-Trent city council

Surrey county council

Tameside metropolitan borough council

Warrington borough council

Wigan council

Wiltshire county council

Wolverhampton city council

In March this year we announced that 69 local authorities would receive cycle training grant in 2008-09. These are:

Bath and NE Somerset council

Barnsley metropolitan borough council

Bedfordshire county council

Birmingham city council

Blackburn and Darwen council

Blackpool borough council

Bolton metropolitan borough council

Bradford city council

Brighton and Hove city council

Buckinghamshire county council

Bristol city council

Bury metropolitan borough council

Coventry city council

Cumbria county council

Devon county council

Doncaster metropolitan borough council

Dudley metropolitan borough council

Durham city council

Essex county council

Gateshead metropolitan borough council

Hampshire county council

Hartlepool borough council

Hertfordshire CC

Kent county council

Kirklees metropolitan borough council

Lancashire county council

Leicester city council

Luton borough council

Manchester city council

Medway district council

Merseyside LTP Partnership

Middlesbrough borough council

Northamptonshire county council

North Somerset district council

North Tyneside council

Nottingham city council

Nottinghamshire county council

Northumberland county council

Oldham metropolitan borough council

Oxfordshire county council

Redcar and Cleveland metropolitan borough council

Rochdale metropolitan borough council

Rotherham metropolitan borough council

Rutland borough council

Salford city council

Sheffield city council

Shropshire county council

Slough borough council

Solihull city council

Somerset county council

Southend borough council

South Tyneside council

South Gloucester council

Staffordshire county council

Stockport metropolitan borough council

Stockton on Tees metropolitan borough council MBC

Stoke city council

Surrey county council

Tameside metropolitan borough council

Telford and Wrekin council

Thurrock council borough council

Torbay borough council

Warrington borough council

West Berkshire DC

Wigan metropolitan borough council

Warwickshire county council

Wiltshire county council

Worcestershire county council

Wolverhampton metropolitan borough council