Tag Archives: Leonie Cooper

London Mayor announces extra £50m for ULEZ scrappage

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a “huge expansion” of his ULEZ scrappage scheme, with an extra £50million ahead of the extension of the zone later this month – meaning every Londoner with a non-compliant car can receive £2,000 towards … Continue reading

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Thames Water imposes hosepipe ban but still can’t fix leaks

Flood warnings one day, a hosepipe ban the next… That’s the reality in Croydon in the climate crisis. Thames Water this morning confirmed what had been widely expected after two months of drought that has seen the source of the … Continue reading

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Bailey under fire for staging his own illegal Tory Party party

Questions are being asked about which Croydon and Sutton Conservatives attended their mayoral candidate’s lockdown-busting ‘raucous’ Christmas shin-dig. By WALTER CRONXITE There have been calls for Shaun Bailey to resign as chair of the London Assembly’s police and crime committee … Continue reading

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Greens and LibDems team up with the Tories at City Hall

Less than a week since Assembly Members were elected to City Hall, a Labour party strop has left the London Assembly hobbled in its work of holding the capital’s devolved government to account, as the Greens and LibDems have forged … Continue reading

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Latest leak from City Hall: London faces a water crisis

London is facing a water crisis. That’s according to a report from Leonie Cooper, Labour’s spokesperson on the environment at the London Assembly. Running out or Flooded out? warns that London’s changing climate, loss of green space, growing population and … Continue reading

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‘Incinerator is option of last resort’ says Assembly chair

An environment report from the London Assembly this week says that the capital needs to reduce the amount of rubbish it is incinerating – just as Beddington is about to fire up a vast waste incinerator that was given clearance … Continue reading

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