Letter to editors on TfL funding

Dear Editor, The Government’s irresponsible decision to remove £700 million per year from TfL’s budget is extremely concerning at a time when we have heard that passenger numbers on the tube have begun to fall. Worryingly, this cut has also led to all non-essential road improvements being delayed for two years. The removal of this vital funding comes as a […]

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Dismore questions Mayor over outer London bus services

At today’s London Assembly plenary session focussing on the Mayor’s final budget plans Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden questioned the Mayor over outer London bus services. (video here) Mr Dismore asked the Mayor what he was allocating for bus improvements in outer London. The Mayor said that he wanted to encourage more use, for example through 120 […]

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Finchley Central lift fixed ahead of schedule after Dismore intervenes

The disabled lifts at Finchley Central station have now been fixed, after complaints from residents and Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore. The lift, which went out of service in December, had been due to be repaired between April and May. Mr Dismore raised the subject with Transport for London, telling that that the delay was […]

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Mayor’s Budget confirms additional £110million this year for Metropolitan Police

Press release from the Mayor of London: The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will commit today to investing an additional £110million into the Metropolitan Police in the next year. The Mayor will confirm this investment as his Budget is considered for approval by the London Assembly. This investment means City Hall is paying a greater percentage of the overall police […]

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