At a virtual London Assembly session, Caroline encouraged the mayor to consider creative proposals to use the transport network as efficiently as possible, especially at a time when social distancing is vital:
Caroline was proud to speak in support of the motion on Black Lives Matter and stamping out racism in the London Assembly.
Caroline stressed the need for all Assembly Members to work together and to focus on action:
Action is needed, not just reviews.
The last three months have been like no other period any of us can remember.
Caroline has continued to work hard as a London Assembly Member during this time. Here is an overview of some of the issues she has been raising since March.
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In the London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee, Caroline raised with the Commissioner and the Deputy Mayor the issue of child and online protections, and concerns about a much bigger rise in child safeguarding cases as lockdown is eased.
Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and member of the London Assembly Oversight Committee, commenting on the ruling by the Independent Office for Police Conduct into allegations that Boris Johnson used his position while Mayor of London to benefit and reward the American businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri, said:
Caroline questioned the Minister for London on:
Caroline talked to ITV News's Simon Harris about the importance of keeping our bus drivers and passengers safe during the coronavirus crisis.
Welcome further measures are being introduced to ensure that our brave and dedicated bus drivers are as safe as possible whilst carrying out their essential roles, but there is still more that can and must be done.
For many people home can be a place of danger, rather than a place of safety. At Mayor's Question Time, Caroline asked the Mayor how we can ensure support for those suffering domestic violence and abuse during this difficult time, where lots of people are having to spend more time at home.