In the 1970s the London Heliport in Battersea was granted planning permission by the Greater London Council, London’s previous regional Government, to operate up to 80 flights per day and up to 12,000 per year.
The technology, which automatically checks those passing a camera in a public place against images on a police ‘watch-list’, was deployed at both last year’s Notting Hill Carnival and the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph.
Many redevelopments of existing estates have proven controversial with both residents and housing campaigners concerned at potential reductions in the level of social housing available.
The code includes commitments to ensuring statistics published are “of public value, are high quality and are produced by people and organisations that are worthy of trust.”
Subject to a public consultation, the change would impact around 18,000 vehicles each day, potentially boosting TfL’s finances at a time when the organisation is failing to meet its fares targets.