How closely does Boris pay attention to the various bits of paper he’s asked to sign and how well does he know the legislation under which he governs London? Both valid questions after he signed a Mayoral Decision claiming that Assembly Members were “appointed” and were subject to terms and conditions of employment. The document […]
On Thursday members of London’s fire authority will meet to discuss – for probably the last time – the formal adoption of London Safety Plan 5, which includes proposals to cut 10 fire stations and 14 fire engines. After Boris ordered them to go ahead and implement the Plan, authority members opposed to the cuts […]
Doctor Who fans around the world are eagerly anticipating the show’s 50th anniversary special but it seems one fan couldn’t wait for November’s transmission and instead FOI’d City Hall to discover what it knows about the episode. Mild spoilers lurk within City Hall’s response which can be found on london.gov.uk.
Like most public services, the modern day Metropolitan Police places huge emphasis on customer satisfaction, so Scotland Yard will be disappointed to read recent unhappy Tweets by Assembly Member Jenny Jones. Jones, the anti-establishment rebel soon to be joining the House of Lords, has long been heard to speculate with unconcealed relish about the contents […]
Renewed talk of London Underground ticket office closures offers a potentially exciting possibility for squeezing value from our public estate which I think deserves some consideration. During the early stages of the then draft police and crime plan, Boris and policing Deputy Stephen Greenhalgh committed the Met to opening new contact points out and about […]