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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:34 am on 8th September 2016.

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Photo of Matthew Pennycook Matthew Pennycook Labour, Greenwich and Woolwich 11:34 am, 8th September 2016

May I take the opportunity to congratulate the right hon. Gentleman on his appointment? In January, the Government announced welcome proposals for a partnership between the Department for Transport and Transport for London to specify and manage metro services in London when individual franchises lapse. May we have a debate on how those proposals have developed in the months since and how the Government intend to take them forward in the months ahead?