Human rights and the GLA

Whilst the relevance of a rights based approach to the work of the GLA may not be obviously apparent, I believe this should be integral to services in London generally and provided by the GLA in particular. Having been the Chair of Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on Human Rights for five years, I developed a real and deep understanding of […]

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The Environment

Mainstreaming, the economy and transport We have to cut carbon emissions by at least 40% by 2020. So, the environment should not be seen as something extra, but decisions taken by public bodies and private enterprises alike should mainstream the demands of maintaining our environment throughout their decision making processes, whether it is transport, housing or economic development. There is no […]

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Fares Outrageous fare hikes by Boris Johnson have hit hard pressed residents in Barnet and Camden hard, especially at this time of economic downturn and rising inflation and taxes under the Conservatives. These fare rises could have been avoided. The amount raised is equivalent to the amount of income Boris Johnson lost through cutting the Western Extension Congestion Charge zone.  […]

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