A couple of weeks ago a bus I was travelling on was boarded by two revenue protection officers who promptly got to work validating Oyster cards and checking paper tickets. When I offered them the contactless Barclaycard I’d used to pay for my fare they simply waved the card away, carried out no check and […]
What is it with London’s public services and their failure to proactively publicise meetings? Earlier this week I showed how our friends at Transport for London make very little effort to ensure Londoners are aware of its board meetings and when they’re taking place. Despite having almost 150,000 interested Twitter followers, not a single Tweet […]
The Office for National Statistics has released a series of infographics to help promote its latest Region and Country Profiles report. While we Londoners occupy just 1% of the UK’s landmass (1,600 square kilometres), we account for 13% of its population and produce 22% of its economic output. And our environment is perhaps a little […]
Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow London Minister, explains why he backs calls by a Parliamentary committee for greater powers for the London Assembly.