Has your Energy Team read research by Gordon Hughes, a former Professor of Economics at Edinburgh University that solar power costs now run at £22/MWh on average, implying the wholesale energy market paid £38.50/MWh for a service only worth £16.50 to it. Does the Mayor comprehend such subsidies are often paid for by some of the poorest Londoners and this may well become a bigger problem as renewables grow as a proportion of the energy mix?
Trees which had been intended for the Garden Bridge are currently being grown in nurseries across the UK. As these have been purchased and lovingly grown with public money, will you now take ownership of these and donate them to community gardeners, pocket parks and schools across the capital to genuinely offer the green benefit which the Bridge would not have offered?
A number of constituents have expressed concern about air quality in Tooting Town centre, especially where the numerous buses stop along Mitcham Road, and wait at the bus stand/turning circle all close to the Tooting Broadway Underground Station. While local residents value the excellent connectivity, most of the buses are not the cleaner buses, and residents would like to know if there is a timetable for bringing the cleanest buses onto the routes that pass through Tooting Town Centre?