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TFL PLAN FOR CIRCLE LINE WELCOME – NOW LET’S IMPROVE EDGWARE ROAD TUBE STATION

Those of us who use Edgware Road tube station to travel west regularly will know full well how unreliable the Circle Line is. More often than not in order to…

TAXI RANKS GETTING LONGER?

Has anyone noticed how much longer the lines of taxis are getting on taxi ranks at rail stations? Passing through Marylebone station on a daily basis as l do, l…

MUTINY IN BANGLADESH

When “mutiny” is mentioned in the UK, the word usually conjures up images like the mutiny on the Bounty on the high seas. On the Indian sub-continent it is usually…

BORIS – BUSY FOOL ON AIR QUALITY IN LONDON

At Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall yesterday I questioned Boris Johnson on the issue of air quality and its impact on public health, which is a major issue for…

MONEY TRANSFERS MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND

A hobby horse of mine in international development matters has been the lack of focus on or coverage of remittance flows to the developing world – that is, the money…