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Posts Tagged: Transport
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.
A new era of optimism in Downing Street can bring positive changes for my area.
Over budget and out of control, allowing it to continue simply stores up more trouble and scandal for the future.
WATCH: Johnson’s Manchester speech in full – “We are going to level up the powers offered to mayors”
The Prime Minister pledged to “rebalance power, growth and productivity across the UK” and provide a £3.6 billion Town’s Fund.
Sponsored Post: Graham Brady and Tim Alderslade: We can and must be pro-environment and pro-aviation
The enemy is carbon, not air travel. The industry has already decoupled growth in aviation from growth in emissions, and plans further progress.
Patrick Spencer: Some advice for the new Conservative leader. Stick to these three ideas to boost productivity.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.
Lord Ashcroft: More woe for St Helena. New figures reveal that its airport has failed to bring an influx of visitors
Sadly, neither I nor others have a magic wand to wave but, for starters, the island needs to become far more accessible to the outside world.
This hugely important industry is undergoing rapid change. For the region that created the golden age of motoring, that’s an opportunity.
Encouragingly, both leadership contenders have confirmed their support for more devolution.
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.
Chloe Westley: Khan poses, tweets and postures – while London is ravaged by four murders in four days
As the Mayor tours TV studios to express his disapproval of Trump and Brexit, our capital city suffers.
Johnson’s bandwagon rolls on, Davidson declares for the Home Secretary – and Gove deploys weapons of mass distraction
Also: don’t cut members out of the contest. And the right exam question for candidates is: who can best win a general election?
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
They are chosen not from a factional or ideological standpoint, but from what I see while doing the job of Mayor.