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Concerns the London 2012 legacy may not be benefiting the East End's existing communities have been batted back by its caretakers.
By John Biggs
One of the great paradoxes of life in the East End is that in the past 30 years or so, tens of thousands of new jobs have arrived but unemployment in the area has stayed high.
Everyone has an opinion about this. Some feel the area is hard done by, others that it's about scroungers who don't want to work.
Cuts to London Fire Brigade, which will see the closure of 10 stations and the scrapping of 14 vehicles, have been passed through.
The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority accepted the Mayor's controversial savings plan, with chairman James Cleverly casting the deciding vote.
Congestion on east London's roads has been labelled "shameful" by a leading industry expert.
Prof David Begg told London Assembly's transport committee it was black mark on Mayor Boris Johnson's record as the head of Transport for London.
Boris Johnson has ordered the London Fire Authority to push through proposed cuts to the emergency service.
The London Mayor has been seeking £35million worth of savings to the capital's fire brigade budget by 2014-15.