Mayor Boris Johnson is facing questions from the London Assembly about the spate of cycle deaths. He repeats the line that overall the number of fatalities is declining, saying:
Whichever way you cut it you are looking at a reduction in fatalities, statistically it is getting safer to cycle.
I will not be deflected from our course which is to encourage more cycling in London.
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