£40m cash back for drivers by turning off traffic lights in London

Turning off traffic lights in London at night would slash vehicle emissions, wasted fuel, and journey delays – saving the Capital’s drivers millions of pounds every year. A new report, “Green Light”, urges transport bosses and local authorities to assess road usage and traffic flow, and, where it is deemed safe, to turn off London’s traffic lights between midnight and 6am.¹ Switching off lights for…

London needs to tap into £94bn oil and gas industry to create 46k jobs

Local geographic area has 4.4bn barrels of shale oil, which could bring £93.7bn to London’s economy London is on the doorstep of one of the country’s most promising new areas for oil and gas exploration. There could be £93.7bn of oil within the Weald Basin,1 a geographic region directly south of London, spanning from Kent to Dorset, according to new estimates from GLA Conservative Tony…

Court system failures see hundreds of criminals dodging justice every day

· 73,143 criminal prosecutions thrown out in the last year alone, working out at 200 every day, costing the taxpayer £13.1m · Reasons include missing exhibits, police files and witnesses · “Common sense measures will bring crooks to justice: Tell victims time and place of trial, show barristers case papers in advance” Tens of thousands of criminals are dodging justice every year because of faults…