Greens respond to urgent call for more public loos

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.

Zoë Garbett, who visited Tooting Broadway today,  has welcomed the new commitment by the current Mayor of London to earmark £3 million a year for more toilets at tube stations. Last year, a report showed Tooting Broadway was in the middle of a ‘loo desert’.

The announcement for additional funding follows a prolonged campaign by Green Assembly Member Caroline Russell – but Ms 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.”

Caroline Russell said, “Zoë and I have heard from so many Londoners today at Tooting Broadway telling us how they often need a loo and can’t find one.  They want to see more toilets on the tube network and as a Green Mayor, Zoë would deliver this.”


1 |  Green AM lifts the lid on extent of loo ‘deserts’ on London tube network | London City Hall

2 |  New polling proves it: Londoners need more toilets on TfL network | London City Hall


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