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Wandsworth Guardian
'Wandsworth is open': Councillors back inclusive post-Brexit motion to tell EU nationals they are valued in societyopposed my proposal that the borough should establish a zero-tolerance zone for
'Wandsworth is open': Councillors back inclusive post-Brexit motion to tell EU nationals they are valued in society
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
opposed my proposal that the borough should establish a zero-tolerance zone for Hate Crime. "The Met Commissioner told the London Assembly that in the two weeks following the Brexit vote there had been a 75 per cent increase in arrests for hate... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Sadiq Khan pledges second police officer in every Havering wardpolice commissioner, said he was delighted by the announcement, which would imp
Sadiq Khan pledges second police officer in every Havering ward
Romford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
police commissioner, said he was delighted by the announcement, which would improve neighbourhood policing. But Havering’s London Assembly Member, Keith Prince said he questioned whether this would limit the Met’s flexibility. He said: “On the... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Sadiq Khan pledges second police officer in every Redbridge wardcommissioner, said he was delighted by the announcement, which would improve ne
Sadiq Khan pledges second police officer in every Redbridge ward
Ilford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
commissioner, said he was delighted by the announcement, which would improve neighbourhood policing. But Redbridge’s London Assembly Member, Keith Prince said he questioned whether this would limit the Met’s flexibility. He said: “On the... Read more
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guardian-series
Mayor pledges two officers on the beat in every ward in capitalto PCs and three PSCOs covering each ward during a reorganisation of the force
Mayor pledges two officers on the beat in every ward in capital
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
to PCs and three PSCOs covering each ward during a reorganisation of the force in 2011. Keith Prince, Conservative London Assembly member for Havering and Redbridge, has criticised the move, claiming it “treats every area of London as the... Read more
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Breitbart
London’s Muslim Mayor Refuses To Support Ban On Hezbollah Terror Groupfor the terrorist outfit Hezbollah to be a proscribed organisation. Following
London’s Muslim Mayor Refuses To Support Ban On Hezbollah Terror Group
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
for the terrorist outfit Hezbollah to be a proscribed organisation. Following a question from UK Independence Party (UKIP) London Assembly member David Kurten, Mr. Khan said that he would not back a ban on the group which has recently had... Read more
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Market Watch
There are still almost 2 million tickets available to the Rio OlympicsNearly 11 million out of 11.3 million tickets were sold for the London Olympics
There are still almost 2 million tickets available to the Rio Olympics
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Nearly 11 million out of 11.3 million tickets were sold for the London Olympics and Paralympics in 2012, according to the London Assembly. While the empty seats may be bad news for Brazil, they could be an opportunity for Olympic attendee... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'An embarrassment to our city': Sadiq Khan plans to send in senior TfL team to sort out Southern Rail341 services. But this left commuters crammed onto packed trains or stranded o
'An embarrassment to our city': Sadiq Khan plans to send in senior TfL team to sort out Southern Rail
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
341 services. But this left commuters crammed onto packed trains or stranded on replacement buses. Len Duvall, the London Assembly Member for Greenwich and Lewisham, said: "Of course this is the right step to take. "When passengers are... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'An embarrassment to our city': Sadiq Khan plans to send in senior TfL team to sort out Southern Rail350 services. But this left commuters crammed onto packed trains or stranded o
'An embarrassment to our city': Sadiq Khan plans to send in senior TfL team to sort out Southern Rail
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
350 services. But this left commuters crammed onto packed trains or stranded on replacement buses. Len Duvall, the London Assembly Member for Greenwich and Lewisham, said: "Of course this is the right step to take. "When passengers are... Read more
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Harrow Times
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail servicesurgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before ther
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail services
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
urgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before there is a major disaster. " Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokeswoman Caroline Pidgeon said: "As a daily user of Southern Rail I am painfully aware of its... Read more
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This is West Country
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail servicesurgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before ther
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail services
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
urgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before there is a major disaster. " Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokeswoman Caroline Pidgeon said: "As a daily user of Southern Rail I am painfully aware of its... Read more
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Gazette News
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail servicesurgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before ther
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail services
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
urgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before there is a major disaster. " Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokeswoman Caroline Pidgeon said: "As a daily user of Southern Rail I am painfully aware of its... Read more
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Bolton News
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail servicesurgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before ther
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail services
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
urgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before there is a major disaster. " Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokeswoman Caroline Pidgeon said: "As a daily user of Southern Rail I am painfully aware of its... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail servicesurgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before ther
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail services
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
urgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before there is a major disaster. " Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokeswoman Caroline Pidgeon said: "As a daily user of Southern Rail I am painfully aware of its... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail servicesurgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before ther
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail services
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
urgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before there is a major disaster. " Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokeswoman Caroline Pidgeon said: "As a daily user of Southern Rail I am painfully aware of its... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail servicesurgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before ther
London Mayor bids to take control of Southern Rail services
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
urgent action to remove GTR and bring in Directly Operated Railways before there is a major disaster. " Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokeswoman Caroline Pidgeon said: "As a daily user of Southern Rail I am painfully aware of its... Read more
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guardian-series
Charity confident in fight to house more refugee children in RedbridgeThomas of Canterbury Catholic Church in Woodford Green last week, attended by R
Charity confident in fight to house more refugee children in Redbridge
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church in Woodford Green last week, attended by Redbridge council leader Cllr Jas Athwal and London Assembly Member Keith Prince, the charity is confident about its fight to find homes for refugee children in the... Read more
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Harrow Times
Plan needed to prevent antisocial behaviour rise in Harrow ahead of Night Tube launchof Harrow’s “pleasant atmosphere” are being sought ahead of the Night Tube serv
Plan needed to prevent antisocial behaviour rise in Harrow ahead of Night Tube launch
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
of Harrow’s “pleasant atmosphere” are being sought ahead of the Night Tube service coming into effect next month. London Assembly member Shaun Bailey is concerned the service – which will run all night on Fridays and Saturdays – will be... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell given ministerial role by new Prime Minister Theresa Mayminister on the Housing Bill. Also as Minister for London he will be responsib
Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell given ministerial role by new Prime Minister Theresa May
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
minister on the Housing Bill. Also as Minister for London he will be responsible for informing MPs on the actions of the London Assembly. Mr Barwell began life in politics as a Croydon councillor in 1998, before eventually being appointed as... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell given ministerial role by Prime Minister Theresa Mayminister on the Housing Bill. Also as Minister for London he will be responsib
Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell given ministerial role by Prime Minister Theresa May
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
minister on the Housing Bill. Also as Minister for London he will be responsible for informing MPs on the actions of the London Assembly. Mr Barwell began life in politics as a Croydon councillor in 1998, before eventually being appointed as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.K. house of cards: Making sense of the post-Brexit political shuffleShe switched to her current role in March, 2016. She was suspended for six mont
U.K. house of cards: Making sense of the post-Brexit political shuffle
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
She switched to her current role in March, 2016. She was suspended for six months for being disloyal after calling for a London Assembly candidate to be turned down because of alleged homophobic comments He worked as an activist overseas for... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Mayor of London pledges funding to combat serious youth crime in Newhama quarter of victimes of serious youth violence, while the use of a knife is fl
Mayor of London pledges funding to combat serious youth crime in Newham
Newham Recorder / Posted 8 days ago
a quarter of victimes of serious youth violence, while the use of a knife is flagged in almost half of the same data. The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee met yesterday to examine the reasons for the increase. Members heard from... Read more
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express
Oxford Street in central London to be car-free by 2020 says Sadiq KhanSouthern Railway to be stripped of franchise Valerie Shawcross, London's deput
Oxford Street in central London to be car-free by 2020 says Sadiq Khan
express / Posted 9 days ago
Southern Railway to be stripped of franchise Valerie Shawcross, London's deputy mayor with a brief for transport, told the London Assembly that the plan was to ban all vehicles from Tottenham Court Road to beyond Selfridges and the entrance to Bond... Read more
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SKY News
Oxford Street To Be Pedestrianised By 2020will be rolled out in two stages to keep disruption to the minimum, deputy mayo
Oxford Street To Be Pedestrianised By 2020
SKY News / Posted 9 days ago
will be rolled out in two stages to keep disruption to the minimum, deputy mayor for transport Valerie Shawcross told the London Assembly. The ban will be coming into force in the eastern section first, from Oxford Circus onwards. The move is... Read more
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metro
Oxford Street to be car free by 2020even courts are defying Robert Mugabe in ZimbabweValerie Shawcross, London’s de
Oxford Street to be car free by 2020
metro / Posted 9 days ago
even courts are defying Robert Mugabe in ZimbabweValerie Shawcross, London’s deputy mayor for transport, told the London Assembly that the plan was to ban all vehicles from Tottenham Court Road to beyond Selfridges and the entrance to Bond... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn has turned the Labour Party into a safe haven for violent thugsto anarchist. True, there was one actual Labour Party member of some years stan
Jeremy Corbyn has turned the Labour Party into a safe haven for violent thugs
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
to anarchist. True, there was one actual Labour Party member of some years standing present. Murad Qureshi, a former London Assembly member, was heard respectfully. That’s probably because he said Blair should be sent to a “mental asylum” for... Read more
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guardian-series
Campaigners call for night tube suspension over noise rowsays it could cost her up to £25,000 to triple glaze her windows and doors in a
Campaigners call for night tube suspension over noise row
guardian-series / Posted 11 days ago
says it could cost her up to £25,000 to triple glaze her windows and doors in an attempt to reduce excessive noise. London Assembly member for Havering and Redbridge Keith Prince visited her at home last week to see the problems for... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Tulip Siddiq calls for politics to be ‘more women friendly’ as Theresa May becomes PMchild friendly, so we have to look at the different layers of politics - it’s n
Tulip Siddiq calls for politics to be ‘more women friendly’ as Theresa May becomes PM
The Ham&High Network / Posted 11 days ago
child friendly, so we have to look at the different layers of politics - it’s not just about Parliament, it’s about the (London) Assembly, about council and about mayoralty. “If we want to make it genuinely representative, we do need to move... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Save Oakfield Site supporters to hold mass protest at council meetingMP Lee Scott, Frenford Clubs chairman Nicholas Hurst, London Green Belt Council
Save Oakfield Site supporters to hold mass protest at council meeting
Ilford Recorder / Posted 11 days ago
MP Lee Scott, Frenford Clubs chairman Nicholas Hurst, London Green Belt Council chairman Richard Knox-Johnston, and Greater London Assembly member for Redbridge Keith Prince. Picture: Ajay Nair Campaigners looking to stop a playing field from being... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Mayor quizzed on safety around Redbridge stations ahead of Night Tube launchhave been urged to announce their plans for policing, ahead of the Night Tube b
Mayor quizzed on safety around Redbridge stations ahead of Night Tube launch
Ilford Recorder / Posted 12 days ago
have been urged to announce their plans for policing, ahead of the Night Tube beginning on August 19. Keith Prince, the London Assembly Member for Redbridge, has asked London mayor Sadiq Khan and Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to release details on... Read more
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guardian-series
Oakfield campaigners continue fight with public meetinggiving committee members a fresh wave of hope. Chairman Philip Postings said:
Oakfield campaigners continue fight with public meeting
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
giving committee members a fresh wave of hope. Chairman Philip Postings said: “I’ve spoken to Nicky Gavron, chair of the London Assembly Planning Committee and Labour spokesman for planning, housing and regeneration at City Hall. “She was... Read more
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The Financial Express
Scotland Yard received 599 post-Brexit hate crime reportsthat those involved in this sort of behaviour have permission to behave this wa
Scotland Yard received 599 post-Brexit hate crime reports
The Financial Express / Posted 17 days ago
that those involved in this sort of behaviour have permission to behave this way,” London mayor Sadiq Khan told the London Assembly today in reference to the latest figures. “You’ve got to report it. The police want to hear from you. This... Read more
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Breitbart
Kassam: UKIP’s Next Leader Could be the ‘Trump-Like’ Arron Banksother candidates favoured by the bookies, such as UKIP immigration spokesman St
Kassam: UKIP’s Next Leader Could be the ‘Trump-Like’ Arron Banks
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
other candidates favoured by the bookies, such as UKIP immigration spokesman Steven Woolfe, deputy leader Paul Nuttall, and London assembly member Peter Whittle. “But, I think someone like Arron would not only bring the party into the new digital... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
'An issue of life and death': Sadiq Khan unveils bold air quality plans for Londonhas subsequently pledged a raft of new green proposals. Responding to the Mayo
'An issue of life and death': Sadiq Khan unveils bold air quality plans for London
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 18 days ago
has subsequently pledged a raft of new green proposals. Responding to the Mayor of London’s fresh plans today, Labour’s London Assembly Environment Spokesperson, Leonie Cooper AM, said: “Poor air quality has plagued some of London’s most... Read more
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Newham Recorder
London City Airport boss calls for immediate airport expansion decisionfor expansion that predecessor Boris Johnson had blocked. But even without an
London City Airport boss calls for immediate airport expansion decision
Newham Recorder / Posted 18 days ago
for expansion that predecessor Boris Johnson had blocked. But even without an obstacle to purchasing land from the Greater London Assembly, the government still needs to give the go-ahead. Already flying to nearly 40 European destinations, the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Nigel Farage steps down as leader of UKIPthe country and Nigel changed that: he made politics relevant and provided a vo
Nigel Farage steps down as leader of UKIP
Sky News Australia / Posted 19 days ago
the country and Nigel changed that: he made politics relevant and provided a voice for the people,' Mr Gill said. UKIP London Assembly Member David Kurten described Mr Farage as 'an inspiration and a giant in British politics'. But the former... Read more
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London SE1
Cross River Tram: Sadiq Khan declines to revive schemeLast month we reported on a question tabled by Green Party London Assembly memb
Cross River Tram: Sadiq Khan declines to revive scheme
London SE1 / Posted 19 days ago
Last month we reported on a question tabled by Green Party London Assembly member Caroline Russell who asked the incoming Labour Mayor to consider reviving the tram proposal. The Cross River Tram would have run between Euston and Waterloo, with... Read more
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express
Suspended Suzanne Evans bids to replace departing Ukip leader Nigel Farageand welfare spokeswoman. The row blew up after the former Conservative council
Suspended Suzanne Evans bids to replace departing Ukip leader Nigel Farage
express / Posted 19 days ago
and welfare spokeswoman. The row blew up after the former Conservative councillor joined calls for the party to deselect a London Assembly candidate over allegations of past homophobic comments. Mr Farage this morning stood down as Ukip leader as... Read more
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express
'The most courageous politician in 25 years' Glowing tribute to Nigel Faragefrom the EU. The triumphant eurosceptic said he was keen to "get his life back
'The most courageous politician in 25 years' Glowing tribute to Nigel Farage
express / Posted 19 days ago
from the EU. The triumphant eurosceptic said he was keen to "get his life back". Speaking to talkRADIO Peter Whittle, London Assembly Member, said: "My initial reaction and genuine personal one is sadness, because this was a man who... Read more
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express
Who will the next Ukip leader? The candidates to replace Nigel Farage after he resignsthe Tories in 2014, tweeted an emoji of a smiling face wearing sunglasses follo
Who will the next Ukip leader? The candidates to replace Nigel Farage after he resigns
express / Posted 19 days ago
the Tories in 2014, tweeted an emoji of a smiling face wearing sunglasses following his resignation.Paul Nuttall 2 Migration spokesman and North West England MEP.Peter Whittle Member of London Assembly and London mayoral candidate.More to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Live updates as Lord Heseltine condenms Boris Johnsonand thus Prime Minister. Theresa May Stephen Crabb Liam Fox Michael Gove A
Live updates as Lord Heseltine condenms Boris Johnson
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
and thus Prime Minister. Theresa May Stephen Crabb Liam Fox Michael Gove Andrea Leadsom MP James Cleverly, who was a London Assembly Member when Boris was mayor, admitted he was “gutted” at Mr Johnson not standing. “I had an inkling a little... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Fears that blue light services are 'unprepared' as half of emergency workers commute from outside Londonemergency services is a matter that the new Mayor - and the new Assembly - will
Fears that blue light services are 'unprepared' as half of emergency workers commute from outside London
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
emergency services is a matter that the new Mayor - and the new Assembly - will want to comprehensively examine." Labour's London Assembly fire spokeswoman Fiona Twycross said: "It's abundantly clear that London's dysfunctional housing market has... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Fears that blue light services are 'unprepared' as half of emergency workers commute from outside Londonemergency services is a matter that the new Mayor - and the new Assembly - will
Fears that blue light services are 'unprepared' as half of emergency workers commute from outside London
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
emergency services is a matter that the new Mayor - and the new Assembly - will want to comprehensively examine." Labour's London Assembly fire spokeswoman Fiona Twycross said: "It's abundantly clear that London's dysfunctional housing market has... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Fears that blue light services are 'unprepared' as half of emergency workers commute from outside Londonemergency services is a matter that the new Mayor - and the new Assembly - will
Fears that blue light services are 'unprepared' as half of emergency workers commute from outside London
Kingston Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
emergency services is a matter that the new Mayor - and the new Assembly - will want to comprehensively examine." Labour's London Assembly fire spokeswoman Fiona Twycross said: "It's abundantly clear that London's dysfunctional housing market has... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boris supporters REALLY didn't mince their words over Michael Govestunned MPs who attended what they thought would be his campaign launch looked
Boris supporters REALLY didn't mince their words over Michael Gove
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
stunned MPs who attended what they thought would be his campaign launch looked ashen-faced. MP James Cleverly, who was a London Assembly Member when Boris was mayor, admitted he was “gutted” at Mr Johnson not standing. “I had an inkling a little... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boris Johnson pulls out of Tory leadership racesenior MP said: “The treachery I have seen this morning has been breathtaking.”
Boris Johnson pulls out of Tory leadership race
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
senior MP said: “The treachery I have seen this morning has been breathtaking.” MP James Cleverly, who was a London Assembly Member when Boris was mayor, admitted he was “gutted” at Mr Johnson not standing. “I had an inkling a little... Read more
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London SE1
TfL to trial ‘mini zebra crossings’ on Blackfriars Road bike laneNews of the trial came in the mayor's response to a question tabled by Liberal
TfL to trial ‘mini zebra crossings’ on Blackfriars Road bike lane
London SE1 / Posted 24 days ago
News of the trial came in the mayor's response to a question tabled by Liberal Democrat London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon. She asked the Mayor: "Are you satisfied with the level of consultation TfL is undertaking with pensioner groups and... Read more
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London SE1
Borough High Street gains long-awaited pelican crossingthe scheme is planned to be completed by 2017." Mr Johnson was responding to a
Borough High Street gains long-awaited pelican crossing
London SE1 / Posted 24 days ago
the scheme is planned to be completed by 2017." Mr Johnson was responding to a question from Val Shawcross, then a London Assembly member. Ms Shawcross is now the Deputy Mayor for Transport and will play a role in signing off TfL's... Read more
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London SE1
Sadiq Khan sidesteps call for review of Elephant & Castle trafficFlorence Eshalomi, who was elected in May as the new Labour London Assembly mem
Sadiq Khan sidesteps call for review of Elephant & Castle traffic
London SE1 / Posted 24 days ago
Florence Eshalomi, who was elected in May as the new Labour London Assembly member for Lambeth & Southwark, tabled this question to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and the Transport for London commissioner Mike Brown. "Many of my residents are being... Read more
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London SE1
Sadiq Khan rejects call to remove EU flag from City HallPeter Whittle AM – one of UKIP's two London Assembly members – tabled a questio
Sadiq Khan rejects call to remove EU flag from City Hall
London SE1 / Posted 25 days ago
Peter Whittle AM – one of UKIP's two London Assembly members – tabled a question to the Mayor before last week's poll asking Mr Khan to confirm that in the event of a Brexit vote the EU flag would be removed. Sadiq Khan's answer was published on... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Brexit live: Cameron and Corbyn address rowdy House of Commons in first sitting since votealso consult Gibraltar, the Crown Dependencies, the Overseas Territories and al
Brexit live: Cameron and Corbyn address rowdy House of Commons in first sitting since vote
Manchester Evening News / Posted 26 days ago
also consult Gibraltar, the Crown Dependencies, the Overseas Territories and all regional centres of power, including the London Assembly. I have spoken to the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales, as well as the First and Deputy First Ministers... Read more
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