European directive that would require cities to privatise their public
transport, BBC Radio Four's Today programme heard.
public transport - metro, light rail, buses - to private contractors, as
part of the EU liberalisation and competition package'.
Labour and Socialist MEPs are trying to get an exemption for London, but
other UK cities would still be affected, she said.
'Labour believes that at the moment, if London Underground were contracted
out it could be chaos', she said. Paris and Vienna are also trying to gain