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Mayor to host representatives of eleven ‘Israeli travel ban’ countries at City Hall reception

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Jan
31

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Mayor set to condemn Trump’s travel ban at tonight’s event
Facing calls to also criticise attending countries that ban Israeli citizens

The Mayor of London is set to host representatives of eleven countries that ban Israeli passport holders, hours after rightly condemning Donald Trump’s own travel ban.

Sadiq Khan will use tonight’s gathering at City Hall, where ambassadors and senior dignitaries from more than 100 countries will be in attendance, to criticise the new US President’s strict immigration policy.

London Assembly member Andrew Boff believes the Mayor should use the platform to also condemn the eleven represented countries that ban entry for citizens carrying Israeli passports.

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BUDGET: Mayor puts Old Oak Common homes at risk with 40% budget cut

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Jan
25

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Experts predict budget cut will impact major project

The Mayor of London has cut the budget for Old Oak Common by 40 per cent – despite his claims of increased spending – putting the building of thousands of homes at risk.

The project, which will provide thousands of homes on industrial and waste land in west London, has been handed £6.9million by the Mayor in this year’s budget, along with a £2million contingency fund delivered if they meet certain targets.

The Mayor has tried to claim this as an increase in spending, comparing it to the original £5.5million approved in the previous Mayor’s last budget.

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Build more bungalows to free up family homes in London

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Nov
30

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Mayor should seize on huge demand for attractive downsizing options

The Mayor of London should encourage a bungalow building boom to provide better downsizing options and free up family homes across the capital, according to a new report.

‘Smart Move’, by London Assembly member Andrew Boff, found 30 per cent of people consider a bungalow to be their ideal home, yet they make up just two percent of new housing stock and are on average 11 percent more expensive than other similar sized properties.

The report found that a lack of attractive downsizing options, outside of typical retirement flats, means many older people stay put unnecessarily in large homes.

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100 Days of broken promises from Sadiq Khan

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in OpinionshareShare
Aug
16

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Sadiq Khan has spent 100 days in reverse gear, running away from his campaign promises at a breathtaking rate

He promised in his campaign that Londoners wouldn’t pay another cent for their travel in London by freezing fares, and that has not happened. Only single fares will be frozen leaving Travelcard and daily cap users paying more every year.

He promised 80,000 home built a year, and now he says that was an aspiration.

He promised 50% affordable housing requirement on new developments. He couldn’t achieve this, again called it an aspiration, and has watered down the policy into a 35% fixed rate on new private developments.

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Housing Zones review leaves future uncertain

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Jun
22

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Sadiq’s plans risk thousands of new homes and jobs

The Mayor of London has announced a full review of Boris Johnson’s Housing Zones policy, potentially delaying the building of thousands of new homes.

Sadiq Khan told Assembly Members this morning he would spend up to six months reviewing London’s 31 housing zones, created by his predecessor to provide 77,000 new homes and 150,000 new jobs.

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Unrealistic homes target ‘will stifle building in London’

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Jun
7

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New Deputy Mayor’s 50% affordable homes plan made Islington 9th worst London borough

London could be set to replicate the ninth worst London borough for affordable homes under the newly appointed Deputy Mayor for Housing.

James Murray wants to impose an overall 50 percent affordable housing target on new developments across the capital.

Under the same policy imposed by Mr Murray in his lead role on housing and development in Islington, the borough became the 9th worst in London for affordable homes and 11th worst for overall housing supply.

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Londonwide members handed shadow constituencies

Posted Posted by Tory in NewsshareShare
May
25

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Our Londonwide members have been allocated shadow constituencies to ensure Londoners have a Conservative voice across the capital. They are:

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Allow commuters to book GP appointments online at ANY London surgery

Posted Posted by Tory in NewsshareShare
May
20

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– Combined online booking system would extend patient choice and cut waiting times

Commuters should be allowed to book a GP appointment online at any London surgery, according to London Assembly member Andrew Boff.

Research by the Conservative member found commuters often have to take time off work to attend GP appointments and can face waits of several days and even weeks for convenient time slots.

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Announcements made on London Assembly committee chairs

Posted Posted by Tory in NewsshareShare
May
17

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Conservative members have been selected to chair the following London Assembly committees:

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