Assembly Members could make powerful allies for Stephen Greenhalgh and Boris Johnson as they force through the needed changes.
Last week’s claims that Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe was too busy to appear before the Assembly seem to support my past suggestion (2mins 15 seconds) that London has police scrutiny by consent. There has been a lot of criticism of Boris’s policing deputy Stephen Greenhalgh, but I remain convinced that Hogan-Howe deserves more criticism than […]
Today’s no-show by Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe visibly annoyed the London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee – see the video here. That annoyance was a good example of how seriously all four parties around the Assembly chamber take public scrutiny and transparency, especially when it comes to the issue of policing. Stephen Greenhalgh was entitled […]
Earlier this week I reported that use of an official website providing information about the Thames Cable Car placed Londoners under Dubai law. Transport for London’s press office have yet to reply to my email asking why this arrangement was deemed appropriate. However in the last 24 hours the terms and conditions page has been […]
Here’s another example of poor Thames Cable Car value to follow on from yesterday’s three. According to the website emiratesairline.co.uk – which has been registered up by Emirates Airlines* rather than Transport for London – it’s possible to hire a private cabin at non-busy times. The FAQ section advises: “Private hire allows a continuous journey […]