There’s been a very important and welcome development in the ongoing efforts to secure publication of whatever advice TfL provided to Sadiq Khan so that he knew his fares freeze was affordable and deliverable.
The firm had accused the Mayor of discriminating against its drivers by introducing new rules on mini cab drivers’ ability to speak and understand English and changes to insurance requirements.
The guards, which are already used by 18 police forces, cover a detainee’s face making it impossible to bite officers and thereby substantially reducing the risk of infection with hepatitis and other diseases.
As Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Dame Margaret repeatedly made headlines for her robust scrutiny of ministers, civil servants and senior business figures.
Earlier this month London Mayor Sadiq Khan approved a review of the cost effectiveness and return on investment generated by London & Partners, the secretive, taxpayer funded company set up by Boris Johnson to promote the capital.