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Green mayoral candidate would prioritise toilets on tube

If elected in May,  Zoë Garbett would make sure no Londoner was caught short 

Zoë Garbett speaks to members of the public in front of Tooting Broadway station
Zoë Garbett speaking to the public about toilets on the Tube at Tooting Broadway Station

London’s Greens have pledged more funding to open more public toilets following new polling which shows 74% of people think there should be more toilets on the Transport for London (TfL) network.

Green Party candidate for Mayor of London Zoë Garbett welcomed the new commitment by the current Mayor of London to earmark £3 million a year for more toilets at tube stations. 

The announcement for additional funding follows a prolonged campaign by Green Assembly Member Caroline Russell – but Garbett pledged to go further if elected in May.

Data from a recent you gov poll shows 74% of Londoners agree there should be more toilets provided by the Mayor of London and TfL on the tube network (2). 

Zoë Garbett said, “It’s clear there are not enough public loos in our city. For many Londoners, knowing there are clean, safe, and accessible toilets when they are travelling around can make the difference between having the confidence to get out or staying at home  

“The Mayor has dithered on this while Londoners are very clear they want more loos. £3 million a year for more toilets on the TfL network  is a good start but the Greens have shown that we need to be spending much more than £3 million a year to fix this. I would prioritise this as an issue of public health and accessibility.”

A TfL Map shows the toilets currently available on the London tube network:

https://content.tfl.gov.uk/toilets-map.pdf


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