Planned upgrades for the Tube (Supplementary) [1]

Session date: 
June 17, 2009
Question By: 
Roger Evans
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

As a part of the work which is going on in relation to the Underground, Wanstead Station is due to start its upgrade next week and the station will be closed and residents are expected to walk to Snaresbrook Station to use that. It is about 15 minutes away. Not a problem for able-bodied people but it is a problem for some of the older residents and there are concerns from the Wanstead Society about possible overcrowding at Snaresbrook Station as a result of this arrangement. Will you meet residents and review what is happening if the proposals put in place by London Underground do not turn out to be as successful as they are telling us they will be?

Answer

Answer for Planned upgrades for the Tube (Supplementary) [1]

Answer for Planned upgrades for the Tube (Supplementary) [1]

Answered By: 
The Mayor

OK. That is another -- I have every confidence that London Underground's palliative measures will be extremely successful --

Roger Evans (AM): So do I. But ...

Boris Johnson (Mayor of London): Roger, I congratulate you on representing the people of Wanstead in the way you do. If there is something I can help you with, if you want me to meet some aggrieved commuters then obviously that is my duty and I will.

Roger Evans (AM): Thank you.