Moray council currently has a minority SNP administration.
According to the 2020 Hands Up survey 44.8% of children in Moray walked to school in 2020, 4.7% cycled and 2.5% scooted or skated. According to the 2021 Cycling Scotland annual monitoring report 5.5% of employees usually or regularly cycle to work and 14% of households have no access to a car. The council’s active travel budget for 2019/20 was £110,175 (capital) and £486,835 (revenue), which works out as a total of £6.23 per person. In 2022 it started consulting on its next Active Travel Strategy for 2022-27.
2022 local election
Parties standing (in alphabetical order)
- Scottish Conservative & Unionist: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter
- Scottish Family Party: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter (national party accounts)
- Scottish Greens: Facebook ~ Twitter
- Scottish Labour: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter
- Scottish Liberal Democrats: Website (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) ~ Facebook (Banffshire and Buchan Coast)
- SNP: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter
- Sovereignty Party: Website ~ Facebook (national party accounts)
Endorsements of our three asks:
- Moray SNP responded: “All our candidates in Moray are happy to support your campaign’s three asks. Please note that our manifesto includes: We will continue to grow investment in Active Travel and 20-minute neighbourhoods where services are more accessible enabling residents to make low carbon choices”
- Dræyk van der Hørn, Green Party candidate for Forres ward, responded: “As a @MorayGreens candidate, I fully support this, we would like to see more actives that are win-win, a low carbon approach that is healthy and helps keep our streets vibrant and safe.”