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Response to London Underground signalling contract tender

Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of business group London First, said:

“This contract forms a crucial part of providing London with a Tube fit for the 21st century. Businesses in the capital whose customers and workforce rely on the Underground, will want contract negotiations to be concluded swiftly so work can get underway on this vital signalling upgrade.”

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Notes to Editors

London First is a business membership organisation with a mission to make London the best city in the world in which to do business. London First undertakes this by mobilising the experience, expertise and enthusiasm of the private sector to develop practical solutions to the challenges facing London. London First also seeks to persuade central and London government to make the investments that London needs in its infrastructure.

London First delivers its activities with the support of the capital’s major businesses in key sectors such as finance, professional services, property, ICT, creative industries, hospitality and retail. Membership also includes further education colleges and all of London’s universities. London First members represent over a quarter of London’s GDP.

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