Ludicrous private Thames crossing finally scrapped by wishy-washy Khan
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
SADIQ KHAN opposes an international arms fair to be held in London — but says he is powerless to stop it.
The mayor of London said on Saturday that he does not want the capital to be used as a market place for “countries that contribute to human rights abuses.”
Monday 24th Jul 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
A GOVERNMENT request to move the Notting Hill Carnival from its historic location in the wake of the nearby Grenfell Tower disaster was rejected by London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday.Minister for London Greg Hands, who is the MP for the nearby Chelsea and Fulham constituency,...
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PEOPLE directly affected by the devastating Grenfell Tower fire should be integral to any inquiry, Sadiq Khan told the Prime Minister yesterday.
In a letter to Theresa May, Labour’s London mayor made strong recommendations on the scope of an inquiry.
He said that those...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
Labour leader urges real action for survivors of Grenfell disaster, writes FELICITY COLLIER
Sunday 18th Jun 2017
by Felicity Collier
LABOUR Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pulled his support for the controversial “Garden Bridge” yesterday after it was revealed that more than £37 million of public money had already been spent.
The project for a Thames Crossing...
Saturday 29th Apr 2017
RMT to ballot members after ‘appalling miscarriage of justice’
Monday 27th Feb 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
TOMORROW’S strikes to defend jobs on the London Underground have been suspended after Tube bosses rolled back their cuts programme.
Members of Tube union RMT had been due to walk out for 16 hours from 6pm tomorrow and again for 15 hours from 10am on Tuesday.
Saturday 4th Feb 2017
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
by Felicity Collier
CHILDREN at hundreds of London primary schools are enduring such high levels of air pollution that Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced £250,000 will be spent to help tackle the problem.
Fifty schools in London boroughs where pollution levels...
Wednesday 25th Jan 2017
SADIQ KHAN backed a land value tax (LVT) yesterday as a way out of London’s housing crisis.
A report by the London Assembly’s planning committee said the tax — which would replace existing property taxes — could result in...
Tuesday 24th Jan 2017