Category Archives: Letters

Andrew Dismore AM on why Government must publish its report into TfL finances

Dear Editor, Earlier this week, we saw the campaigning efforts of City Hall, charities, business leaders and Londoners pay off. As part of a last-minute emergency funding deal with TfL, the Government dropped the worst of its proposed conditions, including the removal of travel concessions for under 18s and older people and the extension of the congestion charge zone to […]

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Letter with Cllr Anne Clarke to Ham and High on TfL funding

Ham and High readers will already be left worse off by the Conservative government’s proposed funding settlement for TfL. They are demanding an increase in council tax taxes on all Londoners; and also insist on scrapping all free travel for under 18s and over 60s. The Conservative Government’s  demand to extend the congestion charge to the North Circular will cripple […]

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Letter to editors on latest TfL support package

Dear editor, The reported offer being made to Transport for London (TfL) for a bailout package by the Government is tantamount to blackmail. The Conservative Government want to scrap free travel for children and over 60’s as well as inflation busting fare rises for hard-pressed Londoners. The extension of the Congestion Charge to the North and South Circular will destroy […]

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