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Complacency on Tube lift failures harms disabled people and parents

Disabled people and parents with prams are increasingly being stranded at supposedly ”accessible” Tube stations due to an absence of trained staff.

Last year there were 126 occasions when lifts at Tube at stations were closed without any advance notice due to a trained member of staff not being present, compared to 51 incidents back in 2009.

Garden Bridge bidding process must be independently evaluated

As questions grow over the independence and objectivity of the bidding process for the Garden Bridge project, Caroline Pidgeon told the Guardian:

“As serious public money will be spent …it is vital that we have every confidence that the procurement process was carried out to the highest standards.

Time to put knife crime back on the political agenda

Caroline Pidgeon AM, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, commenting on the latest teenage stabbing in Islington, said:

"Over the last few years a widespread and generalised mistruth has built up that knife crime is now somehow under control.

“Sadly the harsh reality is that knife crime has increased across London.

Campaigning in Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Caroline Pidgeon AM has spent most of the General Election campaigning for Simon Hughes MP in Bermondsey.

The reception on the doorstep has been really positive and lots of people have been out on the doors including Tim Farron MP and Liz Lynne former MEP and MP, as well as Baroness Sarah Ludford and our local Lib Dem Councillors and activists from across the capital and beyond.

Campaigning in Muswell Hill

Caroline joined Lynne Featherstone MP and a fantastic team in Hornsey including Baroness Northover, Stephen Knight AM, local councillors and Mike Tuffrey, Chair of the London region party, out on the doors in Muswell Hill on 22nd April.

It was fantastic to be out and about talking to lots of local residents and to hear first hand the difference Lynne has made in the area as a dynamic and first class MP" commented Caroline.

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