Full internal TfL memo from Leon Daniels, Managing Director of Surface Transport, announcing the departure of Garrett Emmerson, Chief Operating Officer for Surface Transport.
The former chancellor, who expected to remain in a top cabinet post following last year’s Brexit vote has no apparent qualifications to run a newspaper and was consistently one of the most tribal and partisan of David Cameron’s team.
TfL hasn’t finished with opening itself up to greater scrutiny – this year it will start work on updating its transparency strategy, including holding “another public consultation to invite views on what more we could do to make information available and accessible”.
A report to be presented to the Transport for London board’s Programmes and Investment Committee next week handily sets out the steps involved in bringing Crossrail (the Elizabeth line) together for the service’s 2019 opening.
Notting Hill Carnival hits the headlines every year, but sadly, the focus is often around crime. Are the police and other organisations justified in their criticisms of safety at Carnival?