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Transport: London Underground

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:14 pm on 7th May 2008.

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Photo of Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Bassam of Brighton Government Whip, Government Whip 3:14 pm, 7th May 2008

My Lords, this Government have a record and a reputation for working well with directly elected mayors. I am sure that Mayor Boris will fit neatly within that. It is in no one's interests that we fail on these projects, because obviously we all share as a common objective the safety, security and continued improvement of London Underground and transport generally in London.