Mayor of London Sadiq Khan presents his Final Draft Consolidated Budget to members of the London Assembly. Members
The new buses will enter service next spring on routes C1 and 70 and will take the total number of electric buses to 121. Both routes are operated by RATP and run between White City and Victoria and between South Kensington and Acton respectively.
Conservatives on the London Assembly don’t like the “perk” – even some of those who’ve previously taken up the free travel card available to Assembly Members have argued that a benefit enjoyed by the partners and spouses of staff working less sociable hours than them should be axed.
The agency and City Hall say the project is “vital” if the capital’s transport network is to meet the needs of London’s growing population which is expected to increase from 8.7 million today to over 10 million by 2030.
Internal briefing documents show that many of ‘his’ announcements had been sitting on TfL and City Hall’s computers waiting for the election result to come in.