Mayor vows to fight for capital’s schools in the face of Government budget cuts

Mayor vows to fight for capital’s schools in the face of Government budget cuts

Cuts to school funding will significantly hit pupils across the capital, undermining everything London’s teachers have worked to achieve and damaging London’s reputation as an education leader, according to the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. In a keynote address to education leaders and experts from around the globe at his...

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London Mayor warns Londoners will not support state visit for Donald Trump until the ban is lifted

London Mayor warns Londoners will not support state visit for Donald Trump until the ban is lifted

  Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has warned that Londoners will not support US President Donald Trump’s state visit, due to the Ban on seven Muslim Countries set to last 90 days. Trump signed an executive order on Friday to suspend refugee arrivals and halt entry for 90 days for travellers...

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Mayor of London urges London’s employers to make childcare more accessible

Mayor of London urges London’s employers to make childcare more accessible

The Mayor of London has encouraged employers across the capital to make childcare more accessible for working families as figures show parents are being ‘locked out of workplace’ by rising costs and expensive upfront deposits for nursery places. A new childcare deposit loan will be introduced by the Mayor across...

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£300,000 homes disappearing from London

£300,000 homes disappearing from London

Only 40 of 104 London wards now have average house prices under £300,000, an analysis by estate agency Savills showed. £1 million average wards outnumber those with average housing price under £300,000. A typical London household with a joint income of £50,000 and a 25% deposit will usually be limited...

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Sadiq Khan announces record £770 million for London cycling schemes

Sadiq Khan announces record £770 million for London cycling schemes

Sadiq Khan has announced an annual £154 million spending on cycling in London over the next five years, including new routes in Hammersmith and the West End. Khan said in a statement on Monday December 5 that the cash injection into cycling is to help Londoners get about quickly without...

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Fabric to reopen

Fabric to reopen

Fabric has negotiated a new licence with Islington Council today on the basis of a “gold standard” in safety. The agreement included an id scanning system, new security company, indoor CCTV, lifetime ban on drugs and time  restrictions for those under 19. Fabric thanks their supporters:”We are hugely thankful to...

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Sadiq Khan may have ditched plans for Westway flyover cycle lane

Sadiq Khan may have ditched plans for Westway flyover cycle lane

Fears that Sadiq Khan may have abandoned plans to complete the Westway flyover cycle lane have been voiced amid concerns that the Westfield Shopping Centre opposed the plan. The cycle lane was first planned by Boris Johnson during his time as London Mayor and was designed as a part of...

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New one hour bus ticket for £1.50

New one hour bus ticket for £1.50

Sadiq Khan has announced that his ‘hopper’ bus ticket pledge is set to launch imminently. The new fare costing £1.50 for two bus rides in one hour is set to begin next Monday September 12th. Londoners, it’s nearly here. From 12 Sept the #Hopper fare will allow you to change...

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Sadiq Khan joins G20 mayors in fight against climate change

Sadiq Khan joins G20 mayors in fight against climate change

30 mayors from important cities across the G20 nations have written an open letter to their leaders in an urgent bid for climate change action. The letter is a plea to the G20 leaders to address climate change as they meet in Hangzhou, China this week to discuss ways to...

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Sadiq Khan Unveils Plan to Tackle London’s Toxic Pollution

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, unveiled yesterday (5th July) a hard-hitting action plan to reduce air pollution across the city. Proposed strategies for the Clean Air Action Plan include a £10 Emissions Surcharge from 2017 for heavily polluting vehicles, on top of the Congestion Charge, and an early launch...

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