There’s less than a month until the local elections on 5 May and lots of ways to get involved. Call on your candidates and on politicians to support action for cycling – there’s a special roundup of election actions you can take at the end of this digest.Continue reading “Consultation Digest (National) Issue 12, 8 April 2022: The one before the local elections.”
We have certainly been well battered by storms this month and I guess it’s curtailed a few planned rides. As well as a windy month it’s also been a very busy time for both policy consultations and local elections planning ahead of the 5 May polls.Continue reading “Consultation Digest (National) Issue 11, 25 Feb 2022: The one with the STPR2 response guide.”
The Gobike Holyrood 2021 Hustings take place this evening from 7pm. You still have time to register to attend, it is open to all with an interest in active travel.
Due to the suspension of campaigning we postponed the publication of our candidate blogs and party statements over the weekend. Our final post(*) is from the Scottish National Party, which will be represented at the hustings by Kaukab Stewart. We have also been provided with a statement from Michael Matheson, the SNP Transport Secretary on active travel.Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings (tonight!): Scottish National Party candidate – Kaukab Stewart”
The third candidate statement on their active travel commitments and policies for the coming parliamentary term, is from Scottish Green Party candidate Patrick Harvie.Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings: Scottish Green Party- candidate Patrick Harvie”
Out next candidate statement on their active travel commitments and policies for the coming parliamentary term, is from the Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate David McKenzie:Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings: Scottish Liberal Democrats – candidate David McKenzie”
Over our next few blogs, the candidates for each party attending our GoBike Hustings, will be providing a brief statement on their Active Travel commitments/policies for the next parliamentary term. The first statement we’ve had in is from the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Candidate Graham Simpson.Continue reading “Holyrood 2021 Hustings: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party candidate Graham Simpson”
For the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections our traditional hustings will take place online on Monday the 12th April from 7pm. Representatives of the various political parties will present their policies for improving provision for wheeling, walking and cycling in Scotland, they will answer our questions and yours, and there will also be an opportunity for them to debate the relevant issues for active travel.Continue reading “GoBike Scottish Holyrood 2021 Election Hustings”