British Transport Police call for more people to report harassment on the tube

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British Transport Police call for more people to report harassment on the tube
29th October 2014

A new poll by Thomson Reuters Foundation shows that 45% of women would like a female only tube carriage. The poll found women in London felt less safe on public transport than those in New York, Beijing and Tokyo. 

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Newton of the British Transport Police responded to the survey and urged Londoners to report incidents they witness on public transport so the police can better crack down on perpetrators and prevent similar crimes. 

The poll also found almost half of women in London would like female-only tube carriages.

The panel on Headline London discuss. Jessica Abrahams is a journalist for Prospect magazine and Andrew Bosi is part of the London Campaign for Better Transport.  



This subject was discussed further on Not The One Show, the panels was comedian Tez Ilyas, Journalist Amira Hashish and Siraj Datoo, Political Reporter at BuzzFeed.

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