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New Policing Board will include outside expertise

In May's Mayor's Question Time, Caroline pressed the Mayor on scrutiny mechanisms for the Metropolitan Police. A positive step was the confirmation that outside expertise will be an important feature of the new Policing Board – as Caroline has called for in the past.

Investigating South Wimbledon tube problems

Visiting South Wimbledon to investigate tube problemsCaroline had a useful visit to Wimbledon to meet with local residents and councillors John Braithwaite, Klaar Dresselaers and Paul Kohler and discuss the ongoing problems of tube noise and vibrations around South Wimbledon station. Lots of actions to take forward.

Mayor's refusal to commit to repealing the Public Order Act is extremely concerning

Responding to comments by London Mayor Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, where he refused to support repealing the Public Order Act, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and Police & Crime Spokesperson Caroline Pidgeon AM said:

“The new powers in the Public Order Act are dangerous, unnecessary and illiberal. The recent arrests of republican protestors at the Coronation this month only demonstrated the array of problems within this legislation.


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