Mike Tuffrey AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly budget spokesperson says Boris Johnson has failed to deliver a council tax cut for Londoners. Helping Londoners through hard times After four years at City Hall the Mayor has frozen his budget precept for the fourth year in a row. Sounds impressive? Well, actually it is not. For […]
London Assembly Member Mike Tuffrey sets out Liberal Democrat’s plan for making The Big Switch and turning all London’s buses and taxis electric by 2020.
Boris Johnson’s third London budget fails to grasp the opportunities offered by the coalition’s localism agenda and continues to rely on financial reserves to defer difficult, but necessary, decisions writes Mike Tuffrey AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Budget Spokesperson. Three years into his mayoralty, this is Boris Johnson’s first budget since the change of government. […]
A little reported feature of Boris Johnson’s budget this year is the switch in Council Tax precept income from LFEPA to the MPA, to the tune of £20m. Under normal circumstances, that would result in £20m in spending cuts to the fire service. But the plan is for that spending to be funded from accumulated […]
The future of London governance is firmly on the agenda and the 10th anniversary should turn out to be the year when fundamental decisions are made about the future of London.