Vandalism on the District Line (Supplementary) [2]

Session date: 
May 22, 2002
Question By: 
Roger Evans
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Have you done any investigation on whether the introduction of PPP will make handling these types of incidents easier or more difficult, and if so, are there any measures you plan to take to help out?

Answer

Answer for Vandalism on the District Line (Supplementary) [2]

Answer for Vandalism on the District Line (Supplementary) [2]

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I would have thought PPP could only make this worse. As we saw with the crash at Potters Bar, it took at least a week before anyone could be certain who had been responsible for maintaining that bit of track. My worry is that, whichever of the consortia is responsible for attacking these issues on this line, will sub-contract that out, then it'll be sub-sub-contracted, and it will only be made worse.