Conducted by Anthony Mayer, who headed City Hall under both Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson, the review considered the budget cuts and what they meant for the London Fire Brigade’s ability to protect London.
The minister for London role had been dormant in recent years but was revived by Theresa May when she became Prime Minister last summer in a decision which was privately opposed by some Conservatives on the London Assembly who felt it undermined their position as scrutineers of Mayor Sadiq Khan.
The British Transport Police is providing up to 10% fewer officers than Transport for London is paying it for, according to figures released under Freedom of Information laws.
Former mayoral runner Zac Goldsmith is heading back to the Commons are retaking the Richmond Park Westminster constituency at last night’s General Election.
The party has been the clear beneficiary of Theresa May’s decision to call an early general election which backfired on the Conservatives, leaving them unable to form a majority government and plunging the prime minister’s own future into uncertainty.