The Public Private Partnership (PPP) for London Underground was signed on 31 December 2002 and two consortia look after the infrastructure of the Tube network on thirty-year contracts, which are reviewed every seven and a half years. The concern of the Committee is to monitor how the arrangements are working in practice and this report, with its evidence is part of that process. The subjects covered are: major works; performance; safety; London Underground's powers; ownership. On the evidence it has received the Committee doubts that the improvements in facilities and performance are in proportion to the sums of money flowing through the PPP.As one parent reported to the ALI: a#39;My son had property stolen because the lockers never locked properly. ... facilities, such as those at Winchester and Harrogate, are noticeably brighter, better equipped and more conducive to learning. ... In most establishments, facilities management is handled at different levels of authority depending on the extent and cost of the ... At HMS Sultan, for example, we found five outstanding maintenance jobs that had been logged as a#39; very urgenta#39; for sixanbsp;...
|Title||:||House of Commons - Transport Committee: The Performance of the London Underground|
|Author||:||Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Transport Committee|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2005-03-18|