London Councils and Transport for London (TfL) have extended the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters from 6 June until 20 November this year, which will allow the trial to build on its successes and further explore how e-scooters could play a role in a sustainable transport network.
Even with the support measures unveiled by the chancellor, boroughs are braced for many of their residents facing cost-of-living pressures.
The government’s boost to local authority funding provides short-term relief but cannot disguise the extreme pressures town halls will continue to face.
The London Councils Grants Committee has agreed funding for a four-year pan-London grants programme to tackle homelessness and combat domestic and sexual abuse. This latest phase of the grants programme, which will run from 2022 to 2026, is funded by London boroughs on a cross-party basis and will provide support to London’s most vulnerable residents.
London Councils responds to the local government finance settlement for 2022/23.
Much-needed funding boost welcome but no ‘age of optimism’ for council finances – London Councils responds to the Budget and Spending Review
London Councils has welcomed the much-needed increase in funding announced by the Chancellor, while stating that the boost will not be enough to establish an age of optimism in local government finances.
Ahead of the Budget and Spending Review, London Councils emphasises the priorities for securing economic recovery and levelling up in the capital.
London Councils, TfL and Camden Council have announced an expansion of the capital's trial of rental e-scooters, with e-scooters available to rent in Camden from Monday 27 September.
London Councils, Transport for London (TfL), and Westminster City Council have announced an expansion of the capital’s rental e-scooter trial, with e-scooters available to rent in Westminster from Monday 2 August.
London Councils' response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's speech on levelling up the country, from our Chair, Cllr Georgia Gould.