Lib Dems' Unlimited "Hopper" Bus Fare policy starts this month

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and the party’s London spokesperson, commenting on Sadiq Khan’s announcement that the Hopper bus fare will start to take unlimited trips within an hour from later this month said:

“Lib Dems have been campaigning for a 1-hour bus ticket for a decade. Londoners and visitors to the capital will this month start benefiting from a Lib Dem policy finally being delivered.

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Croydon Tram Crash - Recommendations must be implemented quickly

Caroline Pidgeon has called for urgent action on Tram safety to implement "every recommendation" in today's investigation report.

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Mayor Khan fails to use his powers to tackle London's toxic air

Lib Dem Caroline Pidgeon has highlighted Sadiq Khan's failure to live up to his promises to tackle London's toxic air.

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"People who need to switch buses should not be penalised" - Caroline Pidgeon

After more than a decade of action, Lib Dem London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon's campaign to secure a "one hour bus ticket" for Londoners has finally been rewarded, with news that an unlimited number of trips will finally be allowed from next year.

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Caroline Pidgeon welcomes start of consultation on plans for a cycling and pedestrian Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf crossing

Caroline Pidgeon AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, has today welcomed news that a consultation is now underway on a dedicated pedestrian and cycling route across the Thames linking Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf.

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Happy 10th birthday London Overground and let’s hope you continue to grow in the years ahead – Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, has today congratulated the London Overground on its 10th birthday.


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Caroline Pidgeon - Most London councils are still failing to effectively tackle rogue landlords

  • More than a quarter of all councils in London (9 boroughs) failed to prosecute a single landlord for providing unsafe accommodation in 2016/2017.
  • A further half of London councils (16) prosecuted fewer than 10 landlords for providing unsafe accommodation in 2016/2017
  • One council alone (Newham) was responsible for 57 cent of prosecutions under the Housing Act (2004) across the whole of London
  • The number of inspections resulting in formal housing prosecutions varies significantly across the boroughs.
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Moped Crime "scourge" in many parts of London

"Crimes involving mopeds are rapidly becoming the biggest scourge in many parts of the capital. Finding new tactics to prevent and stop these crimes on our streets is essential." - Caroline Pidgeon.

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Vince Cable's Message for Black History Month

Over on the Black History Month website, as they gear up for the 30th year, Vince Cable has sent a message for this year’s Black History Month which starts next week.


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Success of the Hopper ticket shows need for Mayor to pinch more fare policies from his opponents - Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on the forthcoming first anniversary of the Hopper ticket and the news that over one hundred million journeys have been made with the Hopper bus ticket said: "I have been campaigning for a One Hour Bus Ticket for the best part of a decade in London so I very much welcome the success of the Hopper ticket over the last year. "

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