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Kensington and Chelsea vetoes flagship road safety scheme

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Walking and cycling initiative shelved after objections from tiny minority of residentsOne of the UK’s richest boroughs has been accused of jeopardising people’s lives after it unilaterally vetoed a flagship scheme for safer walking and cycling under pressure from a tiny minority of residents.Kensington and Chelsea council in west London pulled the plug on the programme before a formal consultation had been completed, after receiving about 450 emails opposing the scheme – less than 0.3% of the borough’s population. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/14/kensington-and-chelsea-vetoes-flagship-road-safety-scheme

Author : Peter Walker

Publish date : 2019-06-14 17:17:26

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