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Caroline had a great Saturday campaigning with Southwark Liberal Democrats, meeting voters in Bermondsey in the morning and Borough in the afternoon!

The mayor needs to address facts, not ridicule Silvertown Tunnel opponents

Speaking to the 853 website, Caroline Pidgeon points out that the Mayor is regularly evasive over the facts that he claims support the case for building the Silvertown Tunnel.

Caroline said:

“Back in June Sadiq Khan made the absolute claim that the 108 bus was the most unreliable bus route in London. Yet when he made that claim there were 85 other bus routes in London with a higher excess waiting time than the 108.

Catalytic converter theft has soared to worryingly high rates

The London Assembly Liberal Democrat Group has obtained figures showing soaring rates of catalytic converter theft across London, with Barnet and Hillingdon the worst afflicted boroughs.

Group leader Caroline Pidgeon said:

“A crime that hardly existed in 2017 soared in 2019 and remains at worryingly high levels across much of London, with gangs most recently targeting cars in Barnet, Enfield, Ealing and Hillingdon.

Extension of ULEZ is right and necessary

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on the announcement that the Mayor has asked TfL to consult on expanding the Ultra Low Emission Zone London-wide, said:

“I welcome this announcement. The extension of the ULEZ is right and necessary to tackle toxic air pollution. Air pollution does not stop at the South and North Circular.

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