Cycling: Greater London and Portsmouth

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Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding from the public purse has been allocated to the promotion of cycling in (a) each borough in central London and (b) Portsmouth.


Answered by
Jesse Norman Portrait
Jesse Norman
Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)
This question was answered on 26th March 2019

The following table shows the amount of funding allocated to the promotion of cycling in Portsmouth.

DFT – Sustainable Travel Transitional Year (STTY)

DFT - Bikeability[1]

DEFRA - Air Quality Grant Scheme[2]

2019/20

0

£58,901

0

2018/19

0

£55,520

0

2017/18

0

£52,407

£450,000

2016/17

£455,000

£25,347

0

2015/16

0

0

0

Transport in London is devolved to the Mayor of London and delivered by Transport for London. Cycling in London is the combined responsibility of the Mayor of London and the London Boroughs; the Department for Transport does not directly fund cycling schemes in London.

[1] The DfT is providing technical support to Portsmouth City Council to enable the authority to develop a Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP)

[2] DEFRA awarded Air Quality Grant to Portsmouth City Council, £450,000 for a communications package and cycling infrastructure.

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