Over 1 million EU workers in London were born in EU countries outside the UK. Their vital skills from construction to professional services are critical to London’s success and we must strive to get the best deal for them and the businesses they serve.
Coming out against a decent fixed starting rate and proposals to reward long service just days before Christmas doesn’t seem a very wise move. London’s Tories might want to consider whether their Scrooge routine helps Theresa May’s efforts to position their party as on the side of the hard pressed worker.
The London Assembly Committees have been working flat out over the past year on a number of cross-party reports.
Demand for homes will rise even further, but we know the capital is currently delivering less than half and maybe only a quarter of the new homes it needs annually.
Passengers, including myself, are tired of the daily deterioration in service we have all witnessed. Incessantly late trains, no seats, poor communication, and all at an astronomical fare.