Topical Questions

Part of Transport – in the House of Commons on 17th March 2022.

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Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps The Secretary of State for Transport

That would be £5 billion-worth of political games—because that is the amount that we have given to TfL to keep its services running. That has been an incredibly fair settlement. The hon. Gentleman talks about a longer-term settlement, but surely he would agree with us that we should see what is going to happen with the pandemic; as it completes, we are able to talk about other things, including capital grants. However, I think £5 billion should be recognised by the hon. Gentleman.