Dear Therese Coffey - stop the Universal Credit cut

London Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to cancel the planned cut to Universal Credit. 

The 1million Londoners who receive UC are set to have their income reduced by £20 per week from the beginning of October - at a time when the cost of living is rising. 

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London Assembly Autumn Report

From the building safety crisis and inclusivity, to clean air, flooding and EU citizens rights: read all about what Caroline Pidgeon and Hina Bokhari have been working hard on in the London Assembly. 

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Response to SWR Timetable Consultation

Liberal Democrats across London and the South West are extremely concerned about the proposals to cut services from their local stations, and the timing and the process for this consultation. This feels like a top down plan for managing trains and budgets, instead of a proposal which is truly passenger focused.

Liberal Democrats urge SWR to stop these short-sighted proposed changes and ensure that South West London sees better, not worse, train services in future.

Read the full response below.

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Face coverings being maintained on TfL services is the right decision – Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon, speaking about the Mayor's decision on wearing face masks on TfL Services, said "This is a welcome decision which I have been urging the Mayor to make."

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Dear Sadiq Khan - it's time to act on cladding

Hina Bokhari AM has written to the Mayor of London to urge him to act on the cladding scandal after the London Assembly backed the Liberal Democrats' motion on fire safety

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London Lib Dems call for bus services to be protected

Liberal Democrat MPs, assembly members, council leaders and councillors have called for bus services in London to be protected ahead of a review by the Government later this year.

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Hina Bokhari wins London Assembly's support for victims of cladding scandal

Hina Bokhari proposes the motion

The Mayor of London should boycott developers who have failed to take action on their buildings at risk of fire, the London Assembly said this week after backing a Liberal Democrat motion. 

 

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Caroline Pidgeon welcomes return of option to pay cash at most tube and DLR stations

Caroline Pidgeon has welcomed news that Transport for London have listened to Londoners and announced they are to restore the option to pay cash for tickets at "the vast majority of Tube and DLR stations from today."

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Caroline Pidgeon unites London Assembly in call for safer stations

The London Assembly has unanimously backed Caroline Pidgeon's call for tactile paving at all the capital's stations. 

On 26 February 2020, a blind passenger tragically died after falling from platform 1 of Eden Park station in Beckenham.

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Caroline Pidgeon to lead two key London Assembly committees

Liberal Democrat group leader Caroline Pidgeon will chair two key scrutiny committees on the London Assembly after Labour refused to take on their share. 

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