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Lib Dems call for Oxford Street pedestrianisation

City Hall Liberal Democrats have called for the full pedestrianisation of Oxford Street.

During Mayor's Question Time, Caroline Pidgeon highlighted that Sadiq Khan had previously committed to the pedestrianisation of London’s flagship shopping street in his 2016 manifesto. London Liberal Democrats have supported pedestrianising London’s flagship high street since 2004.

The Mayor stated Oxford Street is “not what it used to be” and indicated that he agreed with Caroline that the street should move towards full pedestrianisation.

London Assembly Liberal Democrats reiterate support for Jewish community in London

Responding to the terrorist attacks in Israel by Hamas, Liberal Democrat Leader in the London Assembly Caroline Pidgeon AM said:

"London Liberal Democrats condemn these absolutely sickening terrorist attacks by Hamas on Israel and join the call for an immediate cessation of violence and safe return of hostages.

"The scenes of kidnapped and murdered civilians, particularly of children, have been utterly heartbreaking to watch.

ULEZ confusion for non-UK vehicles risks serious damage to London's image

New data revealed by the Liberal Democrats has shown large numbers of ULEZ fines to vehicles registered outside of the UK have been left unpaid.

According to the data, 167,663 ULEZ fines were issued to vehicles registered outside of the UK in 2022. 30,520 of these fines (amounting to £4.98 million) were cancelled, but a further 115,048 fines are still open cases – meaning that only 13% of fines issued to non-UK registered vehicles in 2022 have been paid.

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