Transport minister says government departments will all talk bike

Yesterday's 90-minute House of Commons adjournment debate on cycling was wrapped up with a closing speech from Derek Twigg, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport. He praised the bicycle industry funded Bike It cycle-to-school scheme, commended the way the various cycling bodies are now working together, and said he will be hosting a meeting of ministers next week to discuss "how cycling can help to deliver a range of Government targets across Whitehall."
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Full article here, including a link to the transcript on Hansard:

http://www.bikeforall.net/news.php?articleshow=203

Podcast containing six minutes of the debate can be found here:

http://web.mac.com/carltonreid

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