Mayor Sadiq Khan today announced that every London ward will have two dedicated Police Officers plus a Police Community Support Officer by the end of next year.
Whilst on the face of it bringing in new managerial control on the southern rail network sounds like a good thing, there would remain a danger that Sadiq Khan’s proposal would backfire and cause more harm than good.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a five-fold increase in the amount of money City Hall will spend on tackling air quality hot spots.
Over the weekend freshly installed PM Theresa May suddenly decided interaction between Westminster and the Mayor could be improved by appointing a Minister for London
As a bespoke, custom-built platform it has inherent advantages over the modified stock payment systems which commercial software providers offered to TfL and hawk around to other cities.
In 2014 the coalition government blocked local councillors as well as mayors and AMs elected from this year onwards from accessing the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Official statistics show that knife crime in London increased by 16 per cent over the past two years, a trend which City Hall says poses a “grave threat to young lives”.
Under the deal announced today, CTS will be able to include TfL’s code into the ticketing systems it sells to transport operators and city authorities around the world.
Calls for greater power and fiscal autonomy have been growing since the London Finance Commission recommended allowing councils and City Hall to retain more of the taxes collected in the capital.