North Lanarkshire council is currently run by a minority Labour administration, supported by the Conservatives.
According to the 2020 Hands Up survey 38.4% of children in North Lanarkshire walked to school in 2020, 2.2% cycled and 1.6% scooted or skated. According to the 2021 Cycling Scotland annual monitoring report 2.4% of employees usually or regularly cycle to work and 31% of households have no access to a car. The council provided no data on its active travel spend. It adopted its first Active Travel Strategy in 2021.
2022 local election
Parties standing (in alphabetical order)
- Alba: Facebook
- British Unionists
- Freedom Alliance: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter (national party accounts)
- Independence for Scotland Party: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter (national accounts)
- Scottish Conservative & Unionist: Website ~ Facebook
- Scottish Family Party: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter (national party accounts)
- Scottish Greens: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter
- Scottish Labour: Facebook ~ Twitter
- Scottish Liberal Democrats: Website
- Scottish Socialist Party: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter (national party accounts)
- SNP: Facebook: North Lanarkshire / Cumbernauld ~ Twitter
- UKIP: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter (national party accounts)
Endorsements of our three asks:
- Patrick McAleer, Green Party candidate for Gartcosh, Glenboig and Moodiesburn, responded: Happy to support @walkwheelcycle active travel asks for the #LocalElections2022.
- Gordon Miller, Green Party candidate for Motherwell West responded: I’m a big supporter of the campaign. You can rest assured I’ll be a strong advocate for active travel for all of I have the privilege of being elected on 5 May.
- Julie McAnulty, ISP candidate for Coatbridge North responded “More than happy to sign up for this”