Tube maintenance workers are to be balloted for strike action in a row over a maintenance depot which could be demolished to support the regeneration of Earls Court.
Last night City AM, London’s the business focused newspaper, pitched Mayoral hopefuls Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith against one another in their first head-to-head debate of the campaign.
Goldsmith said the jobs would be created both through his commitment to build 50,000 homes a year and his promise to “protect transport investment” from the “£1.9 billion black hole” he claims would be created by Labour rival Sadiq Khan’s pledge to freeze fares.
The deal will see peak hour passengers using Tottenham Court Road, Farringdon, Canary Wharf, Westminster and Green Park stations offered samples of Actimel’s products as well as vouchers.
The money would sit alongside the appointment of a ‘Retail Tsar’ to champion the work of independent retailers. Creation of the role has been backed by more than 28,000 people who signed a change.org petition.
Passengers using Euston Underground station are being reminded that refurbishment work starts on the station’s four escalators next week and will result in “limited access” to the Northern and Victoria lines.
Uber has denied claims that it automatically opted drivers into a letter lobbying mayoral hopeful Zac Goldsmith not to toughen up the rules under which private hire firms operate.
Boris Johnson tonight warned Conservative party activists that failing to back Zac Goldsmith in the forthcoming mayoral election would leave them looking on for four years while “marxists” dismantled his legacy.