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Campaigning in Sutton

Caroline and Siobhan Benita joined Lib Dem candidate Barry Lewis to campaign in Wallington North ward in Sutton - where a by-election is coming up on 28th March.

Campaigning in Lambeth

Caroline made the most of the sunny weekend supporting Lambeth Lib Dems with Helen Thompson, Rob Blackie and Baroness Celia Thomas.

It's now even harder to believe the Mayor didn't know of Crossrail delays in advance

After a Freedom of Information Request revealed that Crossrail and TfL were drafting press releases about the delay to Crossrail 12 days before the Mayor announced it last August, Caroline Pidgeon said:

“The Mayor’s repeated claims that he only knew about the delayed opening date of the central section of Crossrail just two days before the public announcement are now even harder to believe.

The concerning levels of air pollution in the Tube need to be better monitored

A report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants has found that pollution from dust, dirt and smoke particles in the Underground can be 30 times worse than even the busiest roads above ground.

“With large parts of the London Underground in deep and poorly ventilated tunnels it is vital that there is far more monitoring of dust and air pollution" said Caroline.

Read more in City Matters.

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