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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Tom Brake: "They are meant to be negotiating Brexit, but they can't even negotiate among themselves."

Theresa May was forced to address the damaging leaks made by infighting ministers at a cabinet meeting today, highlighting the Prime Minister's lack of control over her Conservative colleagues.

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Hundreds of thousands more passengers face chronic overcrowding on the Tube without Crossrail 2 – Caroline Pidgeon

Full details of the London Underground stations that within a few years will 'buckle’ under the strain of overcrowding have been released to Caroline Pidgeon AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and Deputy Chair of the London Assembly Transport Committee.

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Labour has betrayed voters over the Single Market

The Liberal Democrats have accused Jeremy Corbyn of failing Labour voters who wanted a different approach to Brexit, after he imposed a three-line whip on his MPs to abstain on a cross-party amendment to keep the UK in the single market.

Only 49 Labour MPs voted for the amendment, fewer than a fifth, while the rest abstained.

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Lib Dems to May: what about Tory K&C council chief?

Responding to the announcement by the prime minister that the chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea has stepped down, senior London MP Tom Brake said: 

“The prime minister notes that the chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea has resigned, but what about the Conservative political leader? It was a political decision to stockpile huge cash reserves while apparently skimping on safety measures to protect disadvantaged members of the community.
“No one is looking for a witch hunt, but if heads are starting to roll, they should be the right ones. There must be political accountability.”

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