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“Soft words are not enough” – Caroline Pidgeon

Liberal Democrat Assembly Member and vice-chair of the Assembly’s Transport Committee Caroline Pidgeon today accused London Mayor Boris Johnson of not doing enough to secure the future of vital transport upgrades in south London.

At the Mayor’s Question Time session in City Hall this morning, Caroline Pidgeon asked what guarantees the Mayor had got from the Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly MP, who he met last week, about the funding for the Cross River Tram project and the East London Line extension as well as other transport projects in London

Caroline campaigns with Helen Duffett in Redbridge

Caroline joined candidate Helen Duffett and Denys Robinson, Chair of London Region, for an afternoon of campaigning in the Cranbrook Ward by-election which took place on Thursday 10th July. Helen was a superb candidate and worked hard with the team.

“It was a pleasure to help such a hard working and fun candidate – I think Helen is someone to watch in Redbridge” said London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon.

Caroline calls for Southwark police stations to remain open

Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and Southwark Councillor Caroline Pidgeon is calling on Southwark’s Borough Police commander, Malcolm Tillyer, to withdraw the threat of closure notices issued last week to East Dulwich, Rotherhithe and Camberwell police stations.

Caroline Pidgeon’s demand comes following a Metropolitan Police Authority meeting last Friday that put the whole police station closure programme on hold, and called for a full review of the Met’s plans.

Campaigning with Oliver Brooks in Christchurch

Caroline spent a sunny Saturday 28th June helping Oliver Brooks, candidate in the Christchurch ward by-election in Bexley. Oliver is a young and energetic candidate who has lived all his life in Bexley. The by-election follows the resignation of Ian Clements – one of the key advisors to the new Mayor, Boris Johnson.

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