Nearly 130 politicians sign up to

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NEWS-IN-BRIEF: Nearly 130 Irish politicians have signed up to, a national campaign for the infrastructure to support cycling for all ages and abilities. Those signed up include Councillors, TDs, Senators and MEPs.'s reader-funded journalism won't survive without your help. With over 762,000 views so-far this year, it's not just "avid cyclists" who read this website, but, if you want it to keep going, more support is needed from readers like you. Now, back to the article...

The campaign aims for higher quality cycling infrastructure and looks to members of the public to ask their elected representatives to sign up at — it is supported by most cycling campaign groups and by this website.

By pollical party, the current sign ups of elected members include: 75% of Aontú (although with just 4 elected members), 73% of the Green Party, 59% of the Social Democrats, 25% of the Labour Party, 6% (one person) of Solidarity-People Before Profit, 5% of both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil, and 3% of Sinn Féin. It also includes 11 independents.

By councillors only the breakdown by council area is topped by Dublin City Council with 21 signees, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown with 14, Kildare with 11, Fingal County with 9, South Dublin County with 7 and Wexford with 7.

A break down by councillors by council area is below. This breakdown does not include 22 TDs, Senators and MEPs (see full list).



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