Newcastle Cycling Campaign

Scrutiny question

Dear scrutiny manager (Newcastle City Council), I would like to submit a question for scrutiny if I may. – – – – – – – – – – SCRUTINY QUESTION AND BACKGROUND Adopted in the late 1990s Newcastle’s Unitary Development Plan refers to the 1991 Cycling Policy and Plan of an innercity network. The aim of the policy was to “improve the safety of cyclists within the City” and was promised to be under regular review. This is only one example of a positive cycle policy by our council. A multitude was to follow thereafter. In contrast, a recent petition[…]

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