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Campaigning against City Airport expansion

Caroline joined campaigners from Plane Hell Action South East London to support the Stop City Airport campaign

The environmental and health impacts on London will be huge if large increases in flight numbers are allowed to happen, and Caroline is firmly opposed to them.

Yet more delays look likely for Crossrail

Reviewing the situation with Crossrail, Caroline Pidgeon has expressed her concern that services through Central London may well still be two years away.

Caroline told City AM:

"The stark reality is that, although I hope Crossrail opens in early 2021, there are no clear assurances being provided that it will be the case.

"In fact, it is looking very likely that the central section of the line will not be open until the end of 2021, with full integration of the line being even further away."

Mayor must now deliver on the Bakerloo Line extension

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, has expressed her full support for the extension of the Bakerloo Line.

Setting out her reasons for backing the extension in a detailed submission to TfL’s consultation, Caroline Pidgeon said:

“South East London is at present poorly served by the Underground network. The extension is vital for regeneration in Southwark and Lewisham and for opening up new employment opportunities for thousands of people.

We need tough and decisive action on air quality

Poor air quality and pollution are issues of huge concern to people across London. Caroline met with Chuka Umunna last week on Oxford Street to talk through how we can improve air quality, particularly in some of the busiest areas of central London. To tackle this, we need to take tough and decisive action.

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