Results tagged “John Biggs”
Three wards in east London will be outside the fire brigade's target response times under proposals put forward to cater for cuts to the emergency service's budget.
The Royal Docks will be the worst hit, increasing from 5.27 minutes to an average wait of 8.39.
By John Biggs
Would you choose to live next to a power station? Or a waste plant? Or a trunk road? Or, indeed, an airport?
Probably not, I imagine. On the other hand maybe you do already.
In which case how do you find it? I ask for two reasons.
Tower Hamlets Labour Party have picked John Biggs as their candidate for the borough's mayoral elections next year.
Biggs is currently a London Assembly member for City and the East and has led the borough council in the past. He now takes on Lutfur Rahman for control of the £1.2billion budget.
By John Biggs
There may still be legal challenges but West Ham's move to the Olympic stadium is good news. Many months of uncertainty have come to an end, we can plan for the future and, although we will never get all the money back, the risk of a major white elephant has gone.
And the club can plan for the future.
Mayor Boris Johnson's boast of increasing police officer numbers has been criticised by London Assembly member John Biggs.
The Labour politician spoke out as the Police and Crime Plan confirmed Isle of Dogs, Poplar and Bow stations would face a reduction in opening times to just three hours a week.