De-regulation of buses

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1254
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you believe that London's buses would be improved by replacing the quality contract system with the system of total deregulation, and has your view on this changed?

Answer

Answer for De-regulation of buses

Answer for De-regulation of buses

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As stated in the London Assembly's report, London's bus service is world class. The quality contract system has been fundamental in driving up quality over the past 15 years. Neither I nor TfL has plans to make any changes to this successful system.