Covid-19: Transport for London - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:52 pm on 29th October 2020.

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Photo of Lord Caine Lord Caine Deputy Chairman of Committees 12:52 pm, 29th October 2020

My Lords, is it not the case that the primary responsibility for this funding crisis rests with the utterly incompetent Mayor of London and the monolithic Transport for London? Does my noble friend agree that, whatever the solution to this crisis is, it is not to clobber London’s much-beleaguered road users, many of them small businesses, with more taxes, such as increases in or extensions of the congestion charge?