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Celebrating cycling: a North East MP joins the push for bikes

How and why should we encourage more people to get on their bikes? That was the subject of a debate in parliament this week.

The MP Dr Sarah Wollaston told colleagues that taking up cycling in middle age would increase a person's fitness level; effectively making them ten years younger.

The Hexham MP Guy Opperman wants to make it easier for people to cycle in Northumberland. He talked to Helen Ford in the September edition of Around The House.