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Rogue landlords who rent out commercial properties for residential use have come under fire from Assembly Member John Biggs.
Mr Biggs, who represents Tower Hamlets and Newham, spoke out following the exposure of an illegal hostel in Cable Street, Limehouse, where units without heating or running water were available for £10 per night.
Whether it is addressing a rocketing demand for new homes, improving transport links or forging a permanent Olympic legacy, the east of the capital could play a major part in Mayor of London Boris Johnson's 2020 vision.
He discussed the plans - which he described to the Greater London Assembly as "a work in progress" - at a meeting in City Hall where the viability of his proposals came under scrutiny.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson was in Canary Wharf this morning drumming up support for his re-election campaign.
The mayor arrived by Tube and was shown around Canada Place Mall and Cabot Place by Canary Wharf Group chief administrative officer Camille Waxer.
Despite promises, pledges, concordats and initiatives, progress on moves to make the river a viable means of transport are water-logged and muddled.
That's the conclusion of an investigation by the London Assembly transport committee, which points to a lack of ownership and energy from Transport for London as one of the key failings.
The long-awaited redevelopment of the Greenwich Peninsula is set to start after the Olympic Games after the next phase of building was announced today.
Boris Johnson was on the Peninsula this morning to see plans for 1,300 new homes and 600 student dwellings which could be built later this year.