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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 4th June 2008.

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Photo of Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Mayor of London 11:30 am, 4th June 2008

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, and thank you for all your kindness over the years.

Can I use my last few seconds in this great cockpit of our nation to ask the Prime Minister to join me in congratulating the London authorities on successfully implementing the ban on alcohol on tubes and buses, and on doubling the safer transport teams so that we will have more uniformed people on buses than at any time in the last 25 years? Can I point out to him that no matter how hard working—

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Barbara McInnis
Posted on 5 Jun 2008 3:34 pm (Report this annotation)

Good on you, Boris. Now get Richard Branson to ban alcohol on trains. Had nightmare trip on London to Edinburgh train a couple of weeks ago with a group of drunken youngsters taking over the corridor and toilet area of the train. Very intimidating! Keep up the good work - and don't let the buggers grind you down, as they say . . .

Christopher Ashley
Posted on 5 Jun 2008 5:29 pm (Report this annotation)

Thank you Boris, for the ban, its the first change for the better in a long time, and a change that benefits the majority and not some over vocal minority.

peter kornhauser
Posted on 25 Jun 2008 2:50 pm (Report this annotation)

Well done Boris. I say become the standard bearer for a more polite, safer and pleasant London with zero tolerance against all infringements ( including cyclists who go over red!!) to make it a pleasure to live & work in & visit.
Good luck.