Readers respond to an article by Oliver Wainwright on why the concept has got rightwing MPs worried

As a long-term advocate of low-impact urban living, I have campaigned for more than 40 years for better walking, cycling and green space provision, both for local food growing and leisure. Gradually, we have seen shifts in the reallocation of urban space to pedestrians and cyclists. Lockdown and the climate emergency have made many realise that this trend needs to accelerate.

Now it seems I am part of a global conspiracy to deny people their perceived rights. I am, however, proud to be a contributor to the UK’s 20-minute neighbourhood working group, giving advice on local food-growing and access issues.

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