Caroline's news

Campaigning in snowy Southwark

As the snow rolled into Southwark on 26th Feb, Caroline and Southwark Lib Dem deputy leader Damien O'Brien put on their warm clothes to go out campaigning for the local elections.

Canvassing in Ealing

Caroline Pidgeon headed to Ealing on 24th February to join Gary Malcolm, Jon Ball and the local Lib Dem team campaigning for May's local elections.

They canvassed voters in St Paul's Close and got a great response.

Publicly funded promotion agency needs to be more accountable

Caroline Pidgeon has called for more transparency from "London & Partners", the publicly funding tourism and promotions agency.

The London Assembly agreed a motion on 22nd February calling on the Mayor to use his position as the largest contributor to L&P's budget to ensure there is greater accountability.

Caroline said:

“London & Partners has a vital job to do in continuing to promote London in a highly competitive world.

“We should not be complacent over the number of tourists that choose to visit London.

Vulnerable children in London are waiting too long for the Met to improve

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and campaigner for better child protection, commenting on the fourth report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) on the record of child protection investigations undertaken by the Metropolitan Police Service commented:

“It is disturbing that 15 months after the first highly critical report was published, shortcomings are still rife in child protection investigations undertaken by the Met.

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