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Tramlink (Crystal Palace)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 28th January 2010.

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Photo of Andrew Pelling Andrew Pelling Independent, Croydon Central 10:30 am, 28th January 2010

The Minister is right. Substantial moneys have been given for investment in public transport in London, but the Crystal Palace extension, which was on the agenda under Ken Livingstone's mayoralty, offered the prospect of regeneration for deprived parts of my constituency. Traders in Upper Norwood strongly support such a scheme, and there is close to unanimous support in the community. Is it time for the Government, Transport for London and the Mayor to get together to try and get the scheme back on the agenda?

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