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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Mayor is insulting Londoners by his shambolic consultation on Met Police Services – Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon has described the Mayor’s consultation on Met Police Services as ‘shambolic’ after the details of important public meetings were finally published - almost eight weeks after the consultation started.

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Piccadilly Line "shocking in recent years": Pidgeon

"There can be no excuses for the Piccadilly Line ever again providing such a poor service" – Caroline Pidgeon

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EU Nurse Exodus Risk for Local Hospitals

After recently visiting the West Middlesex and Kingston Hospitals, Vince Cable MP said that a serious risk for both hospitals is the loss of their EU nursing staff, fearful of their future role in Brexit Britain.

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Caroline Pidgeon welcomes news that Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf bridge is still on schedule

Assurances that the much needed pedestrian and cycle bridge between Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf is on schedule and could be open to the public by 2020 or 2021 were obtained by Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon, at today’s Mayor’s Question Time.

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Delivering of Crossrail 2 must not be held up by any more dithering – Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on today’s joint statement on Crossrail 2 from the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan said: “We should be encouraged that the Mayor of London and the Secretary of State for London are at long last even talking together about how to take Crossrail 2 forward.

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