Category Archives: Politics

Luisa Porritt: Government’s Anti-London agenda must stop

Responding to the Government’s Spending Review, Luisa Porritt, Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London, said: “The Government’s anti-London agenda must stop. While the Spending Review document notes employment levels fell by the most in London, the only references to London besides that are about taking

New TfL data showing funding to boroughs is £100m down on last year

Green Party Assembly Member, Caroline Russell has released new data showing that the Mayor’s flagship walking and cycling programmes are facing a £100 million black hole. Caroline has compared last year’s TfL borough funding data with this year’s Streetspace allocations and found that nearly every

‘This funding fails to match what we’re spending’ – London Councils responds to government announcement on rough sleeper support

London boroughs have welcomed the launch of the government’s ‘Protect Programme’ for supporting rough sleepers over winter, but have also highlighted the continued funding pressures facing local services. The government’s announcement includes an additional £15 million for local authorities across England. However, London boroughs alone

UK Goes Big for National Mentoring Day

Lords, MPs, celebrities, businesses, and individuals across all sectors of the UK celebrated in an overwhelming response to this year’s National Mentoring Day (27th October.) The initiative aims to make mentoring accessible to any adult, child, business, or group that needs it, regardless of age,