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Cladding scheme leaves thousands in dangerous homes and facing expensive bills

Caroline Pidgeon has strongly criticised the Government's latest scheme to address the cladding and fire safety scandal, which would see leaseholders paying to fix cladding defects which are no fault of their own, and leave other fire safety defects unaddressed.

Caroline said:

This Government announcement flies in the face of the Prime Minister’s assurance just last week that no leaseholders would have to pay the costs for remediation.

London Assembly calls for funding to support a Cenotaph to honour NHS workers

The London Assembly has voted unanimously for Caroline Pidgeon's motion, calling for an Emergency Services Cenotaph in London to pay tribute to those who have worked and volunteered for the NHS and other emergency services across the UK.

Two million emergency services and NHS workers are currently on the frontline helping the UK fight against COVID-19. It is more important than ever to recognise the bravery of those who have risked their lives to protect others from the devasting impacts of the pandemic.

Dropping plans to make all stations cashless is a real victory for Londoners

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on TfL dropping its plans to stop taking cash across all London Underground, DLR and London Overground stations, said:

“This is a welcome decision and a real victory for the 260,000 adults in London without a bank account. Children and tourists will also benefit from this decision.

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