Internal Transport for London emails confirm that taxpayers are “out of pocket” on Barclays sponsorship deal and show senior executives discussing knowingly citing inaccurate figures in a Freedom of Information response.
According to the Mail, Boris is poised to announce his return to Parliament at the next General Election, leaving him with an overlapping year during which he’ll serve at both City Hall and in the Commons.
London Underground workers have voted to strike over job cuts and the closing of ticket offices on the Tube network. Plans to axe the ticket offices and redeploy staff to ticket halls and platforms were confirmed last year by Mayor Boris Johnson and Mike Brown, Managing Director of LU.
Season ticket holders could get a rebate on the cost of their pass in return for walking or cycling once a week after the Mayor told Transport for London to investigate how flexible ticketing could be used to encourage physical activity.