Mayor's Report Update & Questions (Supplementary) [2]

Session date: 
May 22, 2002
Question By: 
Lynne Featherstone
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Would you say that Westminster Council and politicians have made it worse for themselves by not co-operating over the congestion charge and therefore they will probably themselves have inflicted more suffering on their residents than your actual charge?

Answer

Answer for Mayor's Report Update & Questions (Supplementary) [2]

Answer for Mayor's Report Update & Questions (Supplementary) [2]

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I think the position in Westminster is that many of the leading members are aware that this is essential for London's well being, but they have a political group to manage in the Council and therefore the occasional gesture doesn't go amiss in sustaining control of that group.