T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered by fees Mayor accused of ‘blowing smoke’ with T-charge effectiveness claims   The Mayor of London has ‘launched an attack on small businesses and London’s poorest drivers’ by introducing a…

Grenfell: Mayor refuses to review fire safety of proposed tower blocks

– Sadiq Khan dismisses request, claiming new buildings are ‘safer’ – Tottenham block built in 2015 has same cladding as Grenfell Tower – No sprinklers proposed in 17-storey Harrow development Sadiq Khan has refused to review fire safety on two proposed tower blocks despite growing concern in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Mayor has ‘torn up years of work’ with new Gallions Reach proposals

– Anger over new Mayor’s lack of consultation over DLR extension The Mayor of London has ‘torn up years of hard work’ by announcing plans to extend the DLR at Gallions Reach, according to Bexley and Bromley’s London Assembly Member. Conservative Assembly Member Gareth Bacon said TfL had spent years working on proposals for new road bridges in east London, including countless meetings and two…