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Nominate 100 women for Blue Plaques

London’s Blue Plaques are iconic, but they are deeply unrepresentative of our city.

The scheme, which has been running since 1866 and overseen by English Heritage, honours Londoners who have made a positive contribution in their field, communities and wider society.

But of the 943 plaques installed to date, only 14 per cent commemorate women.

As part of this centenary year, the London Assembly is seeking to submit 100 nominations of women worthy of a Blue Plaque.

Rising passenger numbers expose the foolishness of scrapping the RV1 bus route

New figures obtained from Transport for London reveal that passenger numbers for the RV1 bus route increased during the Summer and Autumn this year, undermining TfL’s justification for scrapping the bus route.

The figures have been obtained by Caroline Pidgeon, the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and the chair of the London Assembly Transport Committee.

Commenting on the figures, Caroline Pidgeon said:

Crossrail delays and costs - this really is the worst case scenario

After Transport for London released documents relating to the delay in Crossrail, it is becoming very clear that the Mayor knew of the delay in July - but key materials still have not been released.

Caroline Pidgeon said:

“It is now clear that the Mayor was told on July 26 that Crossrail’s opening date was at “high risk”.

Campaigning in West Green, Haringey

Caroline joined candidate Elizabeth Payne, and a great team of Haringey Lib Dem activists, to campaign for the West Green ward by-election on 13th December.


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