Category Archives: Young People

March update on school travel plans from TfL

As all children and young people return to their classrooms for the spring term, we will be continuing to help children get to school safely and on time. We are asking everyone travelling to school to walk, cycle or scoot if they can, plan their journey in advance, and follow safe travel guidance when using public transport. From 8 March, bus services are planned to operate similarly […]

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Government bailout deal is unacceptable

In response to reports that the Government’s TfL emergency funding package will increase fares, expand the congestion charge zone, and reduce concessions, local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, said: “If these reports are accurate and the Government moves ahead with this deal, it falls far short of what our transport services need and what Londoners deserve. “The refusal of […]

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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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Assembly Member urges Government to rethink scrapping free Under-18s travel as young people and parents speak out

Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, is backing calls by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) against Government plans to scrap free travel for 11-17 year olds in London. The Government’s proposed suspension of the concession is one of the terms of its recent bailout of Transport for London (TfL), amidst the Covid-19 outbreak. But London Assembly Members and […]

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