An independent report has found that endless promises in City Hall are not backed up by action. 227 pledges on policing have proved completely meaningless.
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Povide fair police funding, back Crossrail 2 but reject a third runway at Heathrow. Also guarantee the rights of the one million EU nationals living in the capital.
There is a threat of London-wide pay as you drive road charge, to fix the damage the Mayor’s done to Transport for London’s finances.
He has splurged £400,000 on a beach party in Newham and £10 million on a test which enables Met Police officers to determine the ‘colour’ of their personality.
London’s Mayor is overseeing an administration typified by virtue signalling, financial incompetence, and wasteful spending.
Whether it is housing, transport or crime – even the Trump blimp – he is shameless in trying to dodge accountability.
The Mayor should take the responsibility to be a unifying figure with a positive message – not just churn out doom-laden predictions.
After massively increasing the cost of regulation the Mayor now expects the operators to pay. Some firms will be driven out of business.
A pledge to crack down on tall buildings was followed by Khan approving developments of 17 storeys in Harrow and 21 storeys in Haringey against local wishes.
Yet £33 million is spent on free travelcards for those who live with TfL staff.
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Spending the money on hybrid buses would be much more effective.
The Mayor of London is still in campaign mode – he should switch to governing mode.
The promise that 50 per cent of news homes would be affordable has also been ditched.
To cope with a surging population, the capital must not delay new transport projects.
Conservatives on the London Assembly have produced a series of policies to make London a better city.