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Time To Ban “Unethical” Cryptocurrency Ads

Sian Berry has urged Transport for London (TfL) to ban adverts for unregulated financial products after it ran a cryptocurrency poster campaign, funded by an anonymous group. Posters for Floki appeared on buses and in London Underground stations last month. Sian, a Green London Assembly Member, tabled a question to London Mayor Sadiq Khan about […]

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TFL is hiding full cost of Silvertown Tunnel say Greens

Transport for London is hiding the true cost of the Silvertown Tunnel, says Green London Assembly member Caroline Russell. In a recent London Assembly session Caroline Russell grilled TfL bosses on the project costs, suggesting the publicly-owned body had made the full costs deliberately hard for the public to understand. She said that the cost of constructing and running the tunnel would cost £2.2 billion. But TfL Silvertown Tunnel […]

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GREEN CANDIDATE FOR BY-ELECTION ANNOUNCED

The Greenwich and Bexley Green Party has announced Jonathan Rooks will contest the Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election on December 2. Jonathan is a long-standing resident of Sidcup and highly respected in the community.  His wealth of experience is diverse, from time as a soldier for the King’s Own Royal Border Regiment to achieving a degree in Zoology. Currently he is Chairperson of Greener Bexley and a senior lecturer in Accounting at London South Bank University. Greenwich […]

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Keeping Londoners Safe After The Tragedy of Sarah Everard

Caroline Russell, Green London Assembly member, has welcomed the review into the professional standards and internal culture of the Met Police, launched in the wake of Sarah Everard’s murder by a serving police officer. However, Caroline is shocked by reports that Met police officers under investigation for sexual misconduct or who are suspected of it, are still serving and walking the streets.  Caroline has called for any officer with a […]

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LONDON NEEDS MORE ACTION ON AIR POLLUTION

The Mayor of London needs to act more seriously on cutting air pollution, according to a leading Green Assembly member.  The Mayor has recently expanded the ULEZ (Ultra Low Emission Zone). But questioning from Zack Polanksi revealed this will not be enough to bring air pollution in London within new World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. One out of ten London […]

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Greens urge Mayor to act on London traffic levels

Sadiq Kahn has been warned he may have to reintroduce the congestion charge at night if traffic levels increase in central London. About 10,000 Londoners responded to a consultation on the Mayor’s plans to reduce the charge’s operating hours, from 7am-10pmseven days a week to 7am-6pm on weekdays and midday-6pm at weekends.  Simon Munk, of London Cycling Campaign, said ending charging […]

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