If built, the rail link would connect Cheshunt in Hertfordshire to Epsom in Surrey, passing through Clapham Junction, Victoria and Tottenham Court Road, slashing journey times for passengers.
According to the FSB’s London Small Business Index, confidence stands at 24 in Q1 2017, the highest figure since Q4 2015, and considerably up on the -3.4 recorded after the EU referendum.
Assembly Members say that water bottles account for almost half (49%) of all plastic found in the Thames, a level which risks “significant” harm to the river and surrounding environment.
The force is looking to change how it uses IT services in order to cut costs while also modernising services and working practices, including adopted body worn cameras and issuing all frontline officers with tablets.
Known as ‘Intelligent Speed Assistance,’ the technology was due to become mandatory on all buses entering service from this year after buses taking part in a two route trial remained within the speed limit 97-99 per cent of the time.