Tag Archives: London Assembly

Sadiq Khan: ‘This is our city. We will never let the cowards win’

There will be a vigil at Potters Fields Park, close to City Hall between Tower Bridge and London Bridge, from 6pm today to honour the victims of Saturday’s terrorist attack. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, invites all Londoners – … Continue reading

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Is an answer to the housing crisis near New Addington?

STEVEN DOWNES reviews the latest book from an author with his roots firmly in the Green Belt outside Croydon Patrick Abercrombie could be credited as the man who shaped modern Croydon. It was Abercrombie who, in that wave of optimism … Continue reading

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Call for London Mayor to block high-cost district heat network

Sadiq Khan has received an appeal from a local councillor this week, asking him to use his powers as Mayor of London to block a district heating scheme to be powered by the Beddington Lane incinerator, so that he might … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Environment, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Nick Mattey, Sadiq Khan, Sutton Council, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sutton ready to ‘faire une Pipe’, as Bolger apologises for mayor

There’s “some serious consternation”, according to sources at Sutton Council, being shown by the borough’s executive head of governance, Jessica Crowe, over the description of MIPIM, the international property show in the South of France next week, as a “booze … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Housing, Jessica Crowe, Jules Pipe, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Niall Bolger, Planning, Ruth Dombey, Sadiq Khan, Sutton Council, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

More questions than answers as Mayor ducks burning issue

JONNY BROGDALE reports on an unsatisfactory exercise organised by City Hall that was more about justification than any real accountability The People’s Question Time session with London Mayor Sadiq Khan, staged in Carshalton on Thursday night, offered a couple of … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Jessica Crowe, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Nick Mattey, Policing, Ruth Dombey, Sadiq Khan, Sian Berry, Steve O'Connell, Sutton Council, TfL, Tim Crowley, Tramlink, Transport, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Assembly Member tells Barwell to ‘get a grip’ over housing

As Tory housing minister Gavin Barwell lamely tweeted this morning that the government housing White Paper he is introducing today “is not a silver bullet”, Labour’s housing spokesman at the London Assembly was telling the Croydon Central MP to “get … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Central, Environment, Gavin Barwell, Housing, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Planning, Sadiq Khan, Tom Copley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Barwell and Philp ‘playing politics’ over Southern Rail chaos

Croydon’s Tory MPs Chris Philp and Gavin Barwell have been accused by a fellow south London Conservative MP of “playing politics” with people’s lives over the mismanagement of Southern Rail. Philp and Barwell have also been criticised for using the … Continue reading

Posted in Chris Philp MP, Commuting, Croydon Central, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell, Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, Sean Fitzsimons, TfL, Transport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment