By Amie Gordon For Mailonline
Published: 10:34 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 10:35 BST, 1 April 2019
Piers Morgan slammed 'completely unaccountable' cyclists 'creating havoc' on the roads as he became embroiled in a debate with Stanley Johnson this morning.
The pair were discussing proposals to licence cyclists in a debate sparked by Lord Winston, who called for the move following an altercation with a bike rider in central London last week.
Johnson was joined on Good Morning Britain by presenter Julia Bradbury, who called for cyclists to be licensed amid a growing number of injuries, fatalities and disputes between riders and motorists.
Stanley Johnson was joined on Good Morning Britain by presenter Julia Bradbury, who called for cyclists to be licensed
The debate came in the wake of Robert Winston demanding cyclists display licence plates after a woman attacked him when he challenged her for riding on the pavement.
The Labour peer, who led the way in developing IVF, said the woman kicked him in the incident in central London.
He said: ‘I went up to her and told her very politely it was against the law to cycle on the pavement and it was dangerous. I thought she would apologise but she became very aggressive and was swearing.’
Julia Bradbury told the show today there were some 18,000 serious incidents involving cyclists on Britain's roads last year, with