Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has written to the Garden Bridge Trust to withdraw his support for the Garden Bridge Project, the proposed landscape pedestrian bridge over the River Thames in London. In a letter to the Chair of the Garden Bridge Trust, the Lord Mayor Mervyn Davis informed him...

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Candlelit vigil in Trafalgar Square pays respect to victims of Westminster attack

Candlelit vigil in Trafalgar Square pays respect to victims of Westminster attack

On the invitation of Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, crowds of Londoners gathered in Trafalgar Square in a candlelit vigil to pay tribute to the 40 injured and 4 killed in the Westminster terror attack the day before. The Mayor joined by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Metropolitan Police Deputy...

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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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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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TfL gives new CS11 North-South cycle route the green light

TfL gives new CS11 North-South cycle route the green light

Transport for London (TfL), has given the new North-South Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11) the go-ahead, providing cyclists with a continuous journey from Chalk Farm to the West End.  New Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has said that the route “will play an important role improving the quality of our toxic...

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Fare terms for TfL and Sadiq Khan?

Fare terms for TfL and Sadiq Khan?

It is estimated that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan’s commitment to freeze Transport for London (TfL) fares for four years will cost a reported £640 million. Cuts to government funding for TfL will see a £2.8 billion gap in the company’s finances between 2015 and 2021, which TfL say...

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Sadiq Khan: London must “take back control”

Sadiq Khan: London must “take back control”

When the capital voted in the recent referendum, it did so clearly in favour of remaining within the EU. Over 59% (2.26 million) of people in London’s 33 boroughs, including the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, voted against Brexit.   It is, therefore, unsurprising that Mayor of London, Sadiq...

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Mayor supports campaign to protect LGBT tavern

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has offered his support in the fight to protect one of the capital’s oldest surviving and most iconic Lesbian, Gay, Bi, and Transgender (LGBT) venues and to prevent any change of use by developers.   Over the past couple of decades, London has watched...

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Mayor of London shines a spotlight on local theatres

London is a city that is world renowned for its theatre. There are over 200 performance spaces in the capital, generating well over £600 million in revenue each year. They are a key part of the capital’s cultural economy, however, 85% of all of London’s box office receipts are taken at...

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Mayor Khan bans ‘body shaming’ TfL ads

Newly elected, Sadiq Khan, has promised that he will ban ‘body shaming’ ads across the Transport For London (TfL) network in London. Khan, who is the son of a bus driver, said that from July, TfL will not allow posters which, according to the Mayor, put pressure on women and...

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