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Supporting unconscious bias training for the Met

Caroline Pidgeon has seconded a motion in the London Assembly calling for two-yearly unconscious bias training for all officers and staff in the Metropolitan Police Service.

This will not only help to increase confidence in our police but also be an important first step in showing the force is committed to tackling bias.

Happy Amigo Month!

Happy Amigo Month! This month gives us time to appreciate and celebrate the contribution of our Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking communities, which make London a more vibrant, diverse and better place to live.

Put an end to suspicionless stop and search

After questioning from Caroline Pidgeon about the use of police force against Black Londoners, the Mayor has released figures showing that in January and February of this year Black Londoners accounted for 33% of incidents where force was used, compared to 32% in the same period of 2019.

Caroline said:

"This is a worrying and unacceptable trend, especially given Black Londoners make up 12% of the population.

Sadiq Khan cannot run away from responsibility on Crossrail

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on the news of further delays to the opening of Crossrail, said:

“Covid might partly explain these latest delays, but they are only part of the picture as even Crossrail admits.

“The consequences of Crossrail opening two and half years late are immense. The project has soared in cost and every day it is not open valuable fare income is being lost to TfL and this vital new railway is not open to Londoners.‎

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