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…

Police station closures increase journey times 400%

West London: Journeys to police stations could increase 400 per cent after closures, research shows Residents of Hammersmith, Kensington and Westminster face long walks under proposed closures Some journey times increase by 400% Fears over impact on vulnerable and less mobile Residents in areas of west London could see a 400 per cent increase in the distance to their nearest police station under closures proposed…

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…

Tony Arbour discusses London's choice with Heathrow Third Runway Referendums

Tony Arbour AM, the London Assembly Member for South West London, has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to support Heathrow Third Runway Referendums. AM Arbour was given Mayor Boris Johnsons support at the September 19th 2012 Mayors Question Time of referendums in every London borough on whether a 3rd runway should be built at Heathrow. Richmond Council has already announced their intention to hold a…

Boris Johnson's MQT Speech

Mayors Question Time Speech Mayor Boris Johnson Wednesday, 25 January 2012 Value for money and freezing the precept Good morning This administration has been dedicated to delivering value for Londoners’ money, and to leading the city to a strong economic recovery. You must remember that in the last four years we have not only been dealing with the deepest recession for 50 years. We have…