London Mayor fails to set family homes target in opaque Housing Strategy

No targets for family homes in housing strategy – predecessor’s was 36% Lack of detail and transparency in Mayor’s policy, allows little scope for scrutiny.   Sadiq Khan’s Housing Strategy is failing to address the needs of some of the most vulnerable Londoners.

Part-time travelcards will put cash in the pocket of commuters from January 2015

At the beginning of last year I published a report called Home Works. In it, I argued that Transport for London should introduce part-time Travelcards and annual rebates for those who underuse their full-time tickets. As well as encouraging flexible working, the introduction of part-time Travelcards would help to make part-time work pay and reduce demand on London’s overcrowded public transport. Unfortunately the Mayor is…

Andrew Boff says future housing needs must be met as Mayor is given keys to Olympic Park

As Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, prepares to receive the keys to the Olympic Park at midnight tonight, London Assembly Member Andrew Boff calls on the Mayor to ensure that the plans for the future Olympic Park housing live up to the high standards that Londoners have been promised.