Former Leader Cllr Jim Mallory retires from Lewisham Council

Cllr Jim Mallory has announced that he will step down from Lewisham Council at the local elections to be held on Thursday, 5th May 2022. In a tweet, Lewisham Council Labour Group said: “Jim has been a principled, committed community champion of this Council since first elected in 1986. We thank him for all his …

What’s happened at TfL?

A package of funding has been agreed by the government and Transport for London. At a finance committee meeting on 12th May, Transport for London revealed that it had a shortfall in its budget of around £3.2 billion for this year, 2020/2021. The Department of Transport has announced the broad terms of deal: A grant …

‘Surge’ on the tube expected as rail union issues new alert

The transport union, RMT has said that they expect a ‘surge’ in passengers on the London Underground and has insisted on two metre social distancing and limiting capacity on trains, following the Prime Minister’s statement. Mick Cash, General Secretary said: “This trade union will not sit back while confused and conflicting messaging from the government …