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TFL TO BAN GAMBLING ADVERTS FOLLOWING GREEN INTERVENTION

TFL is looking to ban gambling adverts across its advertising network – prompted by Sian Berry raising the matter with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. In a recent London Assembly meeting, Sian asked the Mayor whether it was “appropriate” that the number of gambling promotions had increased “in light of the financial struggles faced by […]

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Time to review all current road building

When it comes to green policies for the UK’s roads, the government needs to take a look at Scotland and Wales.  That’s according to Sian Berry, who persuaded her fellow London Assembly members to add an amendment to review road-building to a recent motion.  In Scotland and Wales, all parties have worked together to halt road expansion that threatens the […]

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Remembering London’s road traffic victims

Green Party Transport spokesperson Caroline Russell has called on the Mayor of London to do more to remember those who’ve died on London’s roads. In a London Assembly meeting, she pressed Sadiq Khan to formally name victims of road accidents for the sake of their families.  Caroline said: “Knowing the names of people who have lost their lives on […]

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The Mayor must seize the COP26 opportunity

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan must up the ante on lobbying the government to increase powers to meet London’s environmental targets ahead of COP 26, according to a Green London Assembly Member. Zack Polanski, Chair of the London Assembly Environment Committee, wrote to Sadiq Khan to ensure London proactively seizes the opportunities presented by COP26 […]

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100 CHILD REFUGEE PLACES SECURED IN LAMBETH AFTER GREEN COUNCILLORS MOTION

Lambeth Council will now take 100 child refugees following a Green Party amendment that was passed at a recent council meeting.  Initially, only 20 places were assigned. However, following an initiative by Jonathan Bartley, Green Party co-leader and councillor, the Greens successfully tabled an amendment that was passed by the council in July to allow 80 […]

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Time to End Facial Recognition

Private developers are using facial recognition technology without Londoners’ consent, according to Green assembly member Zack Polanski.  Zack has also said that London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan is not doing enough to stop it happening. At the moment, the private sector can use biometric surveillance in CCTV cameras to capture and store images of anyone in a public space. Zack […]

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