When I interviewed Val Shawcross, London’s deputy mayor for transport, last month one of the topics we covered was the scaling down of Transport for London’s management structure so that front line staff could be entrusted with more responsibility and those at the top had a better idea of what was happening.
News reports of young people being violently injured or killed are a regular feature in London media. But what about the numbers behind the headlines?
Last year the tickets went on sale on October 2nd but so far the City Hall website has no news of when they’ll be released this year beyond the holding announcement of “Autumn”.
London is now the top performing region at GCSE level and the second best at A level. Sustained funding, as well as better partnership working between teachers, schools, parents and local authorities drove this improvement, and continues to do so.
There’s been a very important and welcome development in the ongoing efforts to secure publication of whatever advice TfL provided to Sadiq Khan so that he knew his fares freeze was affordable and deliverable.