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Dismore questions Transport for London over public awareness and information for the Olympics

During a meeting of the London Assembly Transport Committee, Andrew Dismore, Labour London Assembly member for Barnet and Camden, questioned TfL over the extent of public awareness and preparedness over people’s transport arrangements during the Olympics. Mr Dismore was told that there have been over 1 million hits on the website “Get Ahead of the Games” (put in website link) […]

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Dismore challenges Veolia Water over continuation of hosepipe ban

Andrew Dismore, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden, has welcomed Thames Water’s announcement that it lifted its hosepipe ban at 00:01 this morning. However, Veolia Water, which serves many constituents in the north of the London Assembly constituency, have confirmed that they are not lifting their ban. In light of their refusal to do so, Andrew Dismore has written to […]

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MQT Transcript: Euston Fire Station

Euston Fire Station Oral Question Jennette Arnold (Chair):  Can we move on now, Assembly Member [Andrew] Dismore. Andrew Dismore (AM):  It seems to me that we are in Orwellian 1984 Big Brother territory.  One the one had we have sycophancy from the other side over there and on the other side we have got Newspeak from the Mayor, who talks about maximising […]

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MQT Transcript: Economy Assessment – Oral Answer from Mayor Johnson

Economy Assessment Oral Answer Jennette Arnold (Chair):  The next question is in the name of Assembly Member Dismore, question number 1547, Economy Assessment.  1547/2012 – Economy Assessment Andrew Dismore Have you made a recent assessment of the effect on London business confidence of the economy entering recession? Boris Johnson (Mayor of London):  Thank you, Andrew.  No, over the last few […]

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Dismore wins Olympics battle for Hasmonean school children

Under the London Olympic Games ticket allocation for school children,HasmoneanPrimary Schoolwere offered tickets to a volleyball event which fell on a Saturday. When approached by the school, London 2012 (LOCOG) refused to exchange the tickets. Labour London Assembly member Andrew Dismore came to the rescue, after a request fromHasmoneanPrimary Schoolheadteacher Mrs Rodin. Andrew successfully argued with London 2012 to issue […]

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