Schemes delivered using the framework could include projects such as the proposed Fiveways scheme in Croydon and the removal of the Vauxhall gyratory, as well as major asset renewal and upgrades such as the A40 Westway structure.
Performance figures show that over the last five week period only 62 per cent of trains run by Govia Thameslink – including on the Gatwick Express, Southern Mainline, Southern Metro, Thameslink and Great Northern services – arrived on time.
The ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge is intended for passengers with hidden disabilities and conditions, or who are undergoing treatments, which make it difficult to stand for long periods of time.
Coming out against a decent fixed starting rate and proposals to reward long service just days before Christmas doesn’t seem a very wise move. London’s Tories might want to consider whether their Scrooge routine helps Theresa May’s efforts to position their party as on the side of the hard pressed worker.