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Bus Routes (Croydon)

Volume 508: debated on Tuesday 6 April 2010

The Petition of the people of Croydon,

Declares that they would support the introduction of a 24 hours a day service on the 64 bus route.

The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Government to encourage Transport for London in this proposal of a 24 hours a day 64 bus route.

And the Petitioners remain, etc.—[Presented by Mr. Andrew Pelling, Official Report, 30 March 2010; Vol. 508, c. 789.]


Observations from the Secretary of State for Transport, received Thursday 1 April 2010:

The Mayor of London has overall responsibility for transport in the capital, including all London bus services.

The Department already provides substantial funding to TfL, which has risen dramatically since 2000, more than doubling to £3.3 billion in 2010-11. This funding is not ring-fenced to specific projects. It is for the Mayor to make best use of the funding available to him to deliver transport services (existing or new) where this offers value for money or addresses an identifiable transport demand.