Category Archives: Environment

Eligible local motorists urged to take advantage of City Hall’s newly opened £25m scrappage fund

Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, is calling upon eligible local residents to bid for a share of City Hall’s newly opened £25 million polluting vehicle scrappage fund. This scheme is aimed at helping low income and disabled Londoners scrap older vehicles that generate higher levels of harmful emissions. The fund, which has been launched by the Mayor of […]

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Barnet Council is the only London Borough not to take part in Mayor’s anti engine-idling campaign

Barnet Council is the only Council in London that is not taking part in a campaign by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to combat vehicle engine idling. Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore asked the Mayor what he was doing to work with councils to tackle the problem, which contributes to toxic air quality and […]

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Thieves in Barnet targeting catalytic converters in vehicles

There were 108 thefts of catalytic converters from motor vehicles in Barnet in 2018, according to the latest Metropolitan Police figures, obtained in a written response from the Mayor of London. Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, raised concerns that the thefts were coming at a large cost to local people, and said cuts to the Metropolitan Police could […]

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Three new water refill stations announced in Camden by Mayor

Responding to the Mayor of London’s announcement of the 50 locations for new water refill stations across London, including Kentish Town station, Russell Square and Camden High Street in Camden, Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM said: “These new water refill stations will be welcomed by local communities, who are deeply concerned about the rising tide of plastic waste. […]

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