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Thursday, November 24, 2005

Bob Kiley steps down as Head of London Transport

London's Transport Commisioner Bob Kiley stands down"Old" Bob bows out in January - who will take over?

Thanks to Simon I've just learnt that former CIA agent, Bob Kiley, London's transport commissioner, will be standing down from his post in January 2006 - three years earlier than he was supposed to.

"BBC London's political correspondent Tim Donovan said he believed Mr Kiley's age and the amount of work needed to get London's transport system ready for the Olympic Games were partly to blame.

Mr Kiley will be 77 in 2012 and it was felt a new commissioner should step in to take on the project, he said.

Mr Livingstone also pointed to Mr Kiley's age, telling BBC News the commissioner would still be a key figure behind the scenes but with a smaller day-to-day workload.

It is known that the commissioner has been frustrated by the Public Private Partnership (PPP) contracts
."

Join the club Bob, aren't we all?

I wonder who will replace him?


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