Formerly the Met’s head of counter-terrorism, Dick currently works at the Foreign Office but will return to the force to take over from Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe as Britain’s most senior police officer.
The charge will be levied on top of the Congestion Charge and will apply to any vehicle which does not meet Euro 4 standards, meaning drivers of such vehicles will pay a total of £21.50 for entering the congestion charge zone.
Notting Hill Carnival hits the headlines every year, but sadly, the focus is often around crime. Are the police and other organisations justified in their criticisms of safety at Carnival?
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.