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Government under pressure to lead by example on car use

THE Government is under pressure to lead by example and reduce the use of cars by civil servants and ministers as it seeks to introduce radical solutions to solving the UK's transport problems. As the Government analyses the 6,500 written responses to its consultation document 'Developing an Integrated Transport Policy', Transport Minister Gavin Strang said they showed that the public was 'ready to accept radical solutions to transport problems'.

The responses - 4,500 from individuals and 2,000 from organisations - also revealed that people believed it was time for change, even if some solutions were painful. Other themes which have emerged from the consultation exercise were:

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