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Liberal Democrats secure historic ULEZ amendment to Sadiq Khan’s budget

On Thursday, the Assembly debated Sadiq Khan’s budget for London for 2023-2024. The Liberal Democrat Group secured an historic amendment to the Mayor’s budget – it is simple, affordable and will be effective in helping people in Outer London to cope with the Ultra Low Emission Zone expansion.

The Lib Dems proposed:

Transport issues in Fortis Green

Reviewing transport issues in Fortis GreenCaroline had a really useful site visit to Haringey, looking at how to make the area safer for pedestrians in Fortis Green area with Councillor Dawn Barnes and officers from TfL and the council.

Holborn Gyratory cycling proposal is a big step forward

Caroline Pidgeon has responded to Transport for London on their plans for improving cycling safety at Holborn Gyratory – currently one of London's most dangerous junctions.

In consultation with the London Cycling Campaign and others, Caroline broadly welcomed the proposals as a significant improvement, while highlighting a few areas that still require attention to ensure a safe enviroment is delivered.

Thames floating nightclub plan is terrible for the human and natural environment

Caroline Pidgeon has written to Newham Council, strongly opposing the licence application for a floating nightclub on the Thames, as a serious noise nuisance to residents all along the river, a threat to the Thames's ecosystem, and a precedent for more disruptive super-yachts.

"It is unconscionable that this application should be approved", said Caroline.

Transport issues on Streatham High Road

Caroline joined Cllr Matthew Bryant and Lib Dem campaigners Alex Davies and Julian Heather to meet Transport for London and local residents on Streatham High Road, looking at plans for changing pedestrian crossings.

It was a good meeting with lots of input and strong feelings about alternative ideas.

Londoners should not pay with peace and quiet for City Airport's plans

Caroline has responded to London City Airport's ongoing consultation, voicing strong concerns over their proposals to create additional passenger capacity and extend their operations at weekends.

Caroline said:

Londoners should not pay with peace and quiet for shortcomings in London City Airport's business model. The Liberal Democrat Group remains opposed to any expansion or changes in hours or operation at LCA.

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