– 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.
- Backs down on housing, transport, policing and green belt promises
Sadiq Khan backed down on six key election pledges in just two hours during his first Mayor’s Question Time this morning.
The Mayor of London was challenged by Assembly Members on several pledges made in his election manifesto and throughout his campaign. read more
Tony Arbour AM, the London Assembly Member for South West London, has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to support Heathrow Third Runway Referendums. AM Arbour was given Mayor Boris Johnsons support at the September 19th 2012 Mayors Question Time of referendums in every London borough on whether a 3rd runway should be built at Heathrow.
Richmond Council has already announced their intention to hold a referendum and the Mayor made clear that he supported this approach.
Commenting Tony Arbour said: “It is crucial that the Government understands the strength of opposition to allowing Heathrow Airport to build a 3rd runway. I am delighted that the Mayor backed the approach of London boroughs holding referendums on this subject and I’m sure Londoners will be unsurprised to learn that the Mayor confirmed that he would vote ‘No’.”
Mayor Boris Johnson
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Value for money and freezing the precept
This administration has been dedicated to delivering value for Londoners’ money, and to leading the city to a strong economic recovery.
You must remember that in the last four years we have not only been dealing with the deepest recession for 50 years.
We have had to overturn and reform a culture of waste in City Hall.
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