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T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Oct
23

  • Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality
  • Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3%
  • Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year
  • Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered by fees
  • Mayor accused of ‘blowing smoke’ with T-charge effectiveness claims

 

The Mayor of London has ‘launched an attack on small businesses and London’s poorest drivers’ by introducing a road tax that ‘won’t make a dent’ in London’s harmful emissions.

Transport for London assessments show the T-charge will have a ‘negligible’ impact on air quality and is predicted to reduce NOx emissions by just 1-3%.

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Uber licence: Statement from Andrew Boff AM

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Sep
29

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Grenfell: Mayor refuses to review fire safety of proposed tower blocks

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Jun
23

Sadiq Khan dismisses request, claiming new buildings are ‘safer’

Tottenham block built in 2015 has same cladding as Grenfell Tower

No sprinklers proposed in 17-storey Harrow development

Sadiq Khan has refused to review fire safety on two proposed tower blocks despite growing concern in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Mayor has ‘torn up years of work’ with new Gallions Reach proposals

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Oct
21

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– Anger over new Mayor’s lack of consultation over DLR extension

The Mayor of London has ‘torn up years of hard work’ by announcing plans to extend the DLR at Gallions Reach, according to Bexley and Bromley’s London Assembly Member.

Conservative Assembly Member Gareth Bacon said TfL had spent years working on proposals for new road bridges in east London, including countless meetings and two public consultations, both of which showed high levels of support for the road bridge proposals.

But all of that work risked being ‘blown out of the water’ when the new Mayor instead announced a DLR extension would be built at Gallions Reach earlier this month, potentially killing any hopes of a road crossing.

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Conservatives demand urgent inquiry into London election blunders

Posted Posted by Tory in NewsshareShare
May
7

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– Five-hour delay at City Hall count and voters turned away in Barnet

 

The GLA Conservatives are demanding a full and urgent inquiry into ‘catastrophic’ blunders that led to a five-hour delay at Friday’s election count and voters being turned away from polling stations in Barnet.

The Tories were just short of securing an additional list member on the Assembly and group leader Gareth Bacon believes missing votes in north London could have made the difference.

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