Disability campaigners today condemned an “alarming” rise in the number of times lifts on the Underground have been out of action.

The lifts were closed for 734 hours last year — up from 476 hours in 2013 and more than double the 319 hours they were closed for in 2012, according to data released under Freedom of Information requests.

Reported by the Evening Standard. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.