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Last chance to register for the APPGCW Cycling & Walking showcase

Posted on in Cycles News , Political News

The APPGCW Cycling & Walking showcase will be taking place on the 11th February in Parliament. It will be held in the Attlee Suite in Portcullis House from 09:30-11:30.

The APPGCW aims to use their role as Parliamentarians to promote all forms of cycling, whilst also working with representatives of organisations in the private, public, and third sectors that share this vision.

It is estimated that it will be attended by 40-50 MPs and Peers. The Cycling and Walking Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, and Shadow Cycling and Walking Minister, Matt Rodda MP, are both confirmed to attend and speak. Speeches will start at 09:40.

An updated list of the exhibitors include:

  • Beyond the Bicycle Coalition 
  • Bikeability Trust
  • Brompton
  • Birmingham 2022
  • CoMoUK
  • Cycle to Work Alliance
  • Cyclehoop
  • Dutch Cycling Embassy
  • Halfords
  • HSBC
  • Labour Cycles
  • Ride London
  • Tour of Britain
  • Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Waking and Cycling Alliance

The APPCG co-Chair, Ruth Cadbury, asked Grant Shapps, the Secretary of State for Transport, a couple of questions about cycling during the Transport Select Committee evidence session, you can watch the video here.

If you are an ACT member interested in attending this meeting please be aware you will be required to arrive early to get through security and take some proof of identity.

If you would like to attend please RSVP with your full name and shop name by 11am on Friday 7th February to


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