South London Incinerator (Supplementary) [2]

Session date: 
June 19, 2013
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Jenny Jones (AM): Without fettering your discretion, can I take it as read that you will look at the fact that is Metropolitan Open Land and, therefore, building on it is contrary to your London Plan?

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Answer

Answer for South London Incinerator (Supplementary) [2]

Answer for South London Incinerator (Supplementary) [2]

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Boris Johnson (Mayor of London): It follows, yes.

Jenny Jones (AM): It will really badly worsen air quality in the area and also we will lose thousands of tons of actual useful, recyclable waste. I presume you will take all those factors in too. Thank you.

Boris Johnson (Mayor of London): Of course, it follows from what I have said that --

Jenny Jones (AM): I got you a round of applause there.

Boris Johnson (Mayor of London): I don't know if it was for me. I think it is for you in raising the issue. I would, of course, take all those things into consideration.