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Mayor plans for London manufacturing to disappear within fifty years
18 February 2015

A new report published today by Jenny Jones AM raises the alarm about the loss of industrial land in London, and the Mayor’s projections that could see manufacturing disappear completely from London by 2062.

News from Jenny Jones AM: Mayor breaks cycling superhighway pledge
3 February 2015

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News from Jenny Jones AM: Over 93% of London schools are missing out on solar energy. Mayor urged to set up Solar Delivery Unit
23 January 2015

Fewer than 7 per cent of schools in London have solar panels according to figures published today by Jenny Jones1.

News from Darren Johnson AM: Is the Mayor fiddling air pollution figures?
9 January 2015

Results from the air pollution monitor station which the Government has previous described the most polluted hotspot in the UK has shown a sharp decline in the number of times it is breaking the European legal limit.

News from Jenny Jones AM: Mayor should use £20m surplus from emissions charge to fund expansion of Ultra Low Emission Zone
9 January 2015

Responding to the Mayor of London’s public consultation on setting up the ULEZ(1), London Assembly Member Jenny Jones has called for the Mayor to allocate all the money raised from the existing Low Emission Zone to help boroughs who want to join the proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone.

News from Jenny Jones AM: Oxford Street and Putney High Street are first to breach annual pollution limits in London
5 January 2015

Readings taken at Oxford Street and Putney High Street air quality monitoring station have shown that they are the first location in London to breach annual legal limits for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) 1.

News from Darren Johnson AM: 4 in 10 homeless cases in London caused by evictions
11 December 2014

Darren Johnson called for more secure tenancies, rent controls and an end to benefit cuts in light of government figures, published today, which show that the los

News from Jenny Jones AM: Mayor’s workfare scheme halved likelihood of young people finding work
10 December 2014

Young people who completed a ‘workfare’ scheme set-up by the Mayor of London were half as likely to be in paid employment compared to those who didn’t complete it, an evaluation published by the Government reveals.

News from Darren Johnson AM: Bakerloo line extension should be fast-tracked to 2020
3 December 2014

Darren Johnson, Green Party Member of the London Assembly, has urged Transport for London (TfL) to accelerate its proposals to extend the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant and Castle.

In his formal response to TfL’s consultation, Darren has called on TfL to:

News from Jenny Jones AM: Mayor’s pollution policies shattered by Client Earth legal case win
19 November 2014

Jenny Jones AM has called on the Mayor to urgently review his air pollution policies in light of the news that Client Earth has won its legal case, meaning that:

News from Darren Johnson AM: Mayor of London's £28 billion roads to nowhere
18 November 2014

The Mayor of London is planning to spend £28 billion building and widening roads in London, new research by Darren Johnson, Green Party Member of the London Assembly reveals.

News from Darren Johnson AM: London's road-building plans 'counterproductive'
10 November 2014

Building three new roads crossing the Thames in East London would cost more than twice the Mayor’s cycling budget for the next decade. The proposed new crossings at Silvertown, Gallions Reach and Belverdere come to £2.25 billion.

News from Jenny Jones AM: Living wage still not paid by 9 in 10 of London’s big businesses
3 November 2014

Jenny Jones AM has repeated her call for the living wage to become mandatory in light of new figures which show that more than 9 in 10 big businesses (employing 250+ people) in London are not signed up to the London Living Wage scheme, eight years after the policy was launched by the previous...

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