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Judge rejects campaign’s challenge against DfT active travel budget cuts

Deniz Huseyin
19 June 2024
 

A legal challenge by campaigners against the DfT’s decision to cut more than £200m from its active travel budget has been dismissed by a High Court judge.

Transport Action Network (TAN) is now considering applying for an appeal, arguing that last year’s cuts of around 65% were unlawful and “outside the framework provided” by the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) made under the 2015 Infrastructure Act.

High Court judge Mr Justice Kerr stated that...

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