Early Day Motion supporting Free Range Kids - has your MP signed?

Barry Sheerman, Labour MP for Huddersfield, has tabled the following motion supporting Sustrans’s Free Range Kids campaign:

“That this House welcomes the launch of the Sustrans Free Range Kids campaign; calls on the Government to reverse the decline in the proportion of children walking and cycling to school; acknowledges the barriers which prevent children from being able to walk, cycle and play outside as a result of safety concerns; and urges Ministers across transport, health, environment and education briefs to work in a joined-up way to inspire, encourage and support local authorities to invest consistently and coherently over the next 10 years to create safe and pleasant environments for walking and cycling which will not only benefit the health of children but alsothe environment and communities.”

You can see whether your MP has supported it yet here

If not, please lobby them to do so and if they have, why not drop them an email to congratulate them on doing so? While this sort of motion carries no legislative weight, it all helps get the message across that people are concerned about these issues, balancing out the voices of the much more heavily funded road lobby

You can contact your MP easily at Write to Them