Written evidence submitted by Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex) (ATR0040) [House of Commons Transport Select Committee on Active Travel]

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Charlotte Hamilton

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Public Policy, Research, Well Being, Health, Transport, Commuting and Travel



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