Power to the people! Or, maybe not. At a public meeting at City Hall last week, Boris Johnson overruled both Ealing and Hillingdon councils to approve a planning application [PDF] for the Southall Gas Works Site, totally ignoring strong opposition from local people.
At the London Planning Awards earlier this week, the [...]
Yes, TfL’s new fares structure is so complex that it’s taken the boffins (©Boris Johnson) almost three months to work them out after the rises and Oysterisation of National Rail on 2 January 2010 – they’ve finally appeared in full on the TfL website, along with comprehensive information about Student and Child fares.
You’d have thought, if Boris appoints Brian ‘Mean Mr. Mustard’ Coleman to a prominent job, that he might have checked out the man’s views. In particular, Brian’s comments on Mayors who use attractive females to promote cycling in London aren‘t exactly the kind of on-message Boris cheerleading we might have expected from a man [...]
If you’re a badly named far-right libertarian Tory pressure group dedicated to advocating Labour policy against the wishes of your own party to such an extent that they send two party big guns to shut you up, you probably shouldn’t have an ‘Opposition Politician Of The Year’ award.
If you [...]
That’ll get the suburbs cycling, and no mistake!
Meanwhile, in the real world, the Standard has woken up to the fact that [...]
Last weekend, millions of people all over the world celebrated Nowruz, a spring festival of Persian origin. Indeed, this year saw the first ever United Nations International Day of Nowruz which is intended to:
…draw on the holiday’s rich history to promote peace and goodwill.
So, what message of peace and goodwill did [...]
It’s been discourteously suggested by communist scum that our beloved Fire Authority Chairman Brian Coleman might* use his now sadly diminished absolute rule over the LFEPA to consider investing some of the money saved by the obliging votes of such paragons as Bertha Joseph in a suitably grand chair for his ample frame. Given [...]
If elected, I will aim to create a different style of government at City Hall by introducing a series of measures designed to make my Mayoralty more accountable, and spending more transparent.
…they should have their [...]
As we reported last month, the Mayor has a new website. Due to be up and running before the end of 2009, it finally made an appearance on 14 February, despite not being quite ready for publication.
On 23 March, the GLA Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee [PDF] are due to question the Mayor’s
As reported by Adam Bienkov last week, Boris Johnson has broken his promise to keep all London Underground ticket offices staffed. However, the Mayor continues to insist, as he did during this morning’s Mayor’s Question Time:
The first and most important point to make is no ticket office will be closed. They are [...]
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