The Mayor’s call comes as new HMRC figures confirm that the number of employees requiring government assistance is increasing.
Benita says the need to delay the election due to the Coronavirus pandemic means she is unable to continue.
Mayor Sadiq Khan has been criticised for failing to attend a London Assembly meeting on London’s economic recovery.
Sadiq Khan has asked ministers for a further £2bn bailout to ensure TfL services keep running for the remainder of the financial year.
Crossrail is to miss its revised opening date of Summer 2021, with its board blaming the Coronavirus pandemic for the latest delay.