London Underground (Public-Private Partnership) — Welcomes the implementation — 13 Nov 2000

After rejecting the previous motion for debate,[1] the majority voted to set the motion that would be passed by the House to be:

This House welcomes the Government's implementation of its manifesto commitment to create a Public Private Partnership for London Underground which will bring in £8 billion of new investment and up to £5 billion worth of maintenance over the next fifteen years-leading to faster, more reliable journeys and a safer, more attractive Underground of the kind Londoners deserve; supports the doubling of the resources available to the Mayor for transport in London over the next three years; condemns the previous Government's record of under-investment in transport and in particular their erratic investment in London Underground, which left it with a £1.2 billion backlog; and deplores the Official Opposition's plans to privatise London Underground, which will fundamentally undermine public accountability.[2]

By 2008 the House of Commons were debating the collapse of the contract and authorizing a £2 billion bail-out.[3]

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Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

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What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 139 (+2 tell)088.1%
Lab282 (+2 tell) 0068.8%
LDem0 36076.6%
PC0 2050.0%
Total:282 177074.2%

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