In its response to the Mayor’s draft planning guidance, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry say’s it’s time to recognise that some of the Green belt is “derelict and underdeveloped land” which could be put to better use.
At last year’s election, Sadiq Khan pledged an absolute freeze on fares for the duration of the current Mayoral term, rejecting claims by opponents that such a move would weaken investment.
Operated by London Councils, the scheme funds subsidised taxi journeys for disabled and mobility impaired Londoners, allowing them to make journeys many would otherwise struggle to carry out on public transport.
As well as state of the art trains and stations, the line’s will also feature new “best-in-class” advertising infrastructure including large and small-format digital screens, new digital escalator ‘ribbons’ and space for “bespoke and immersive brand campaigns” in stations and on trains.
In its formal response to the Mr Khan’s draft Housing Strategy, the cross-party Committee also questions whether any new homes built will match his campaign pledge to deliver homes which are ‘genuinely affordable’.