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Politicians and leaders in the North of England have cautiously welcomed Rishi Sunak's announcement to relocate civil service work out of London but say it must be accompanied by transport investment.

Revealed: Justine Greening, the former Conservative MP and transport secretary, is joining the board of On The Beach, the London-listed online travel agent. Her appointment is likely to be confirmed in a stock exchange announcement tomorrow morning.

Sunak now faces pressure to lower tax on the Red Wall northern seats because they say they are unfairly treated on tax, paying too much and on spending, not getting the transport spending of London Eg Miriam Cates, new Tory MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge 2/

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Feb 28, 1921 - Aircraft Transport and Travel, founded in 1916 and one of the first airlines in Britain, ceased operations after the French government began subsidizing its own three passenger airlines on the London-Paris route #100yearsago 

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@Gilesyb  Yes. But I got to go to the London Transport Museum to make a film on “are we really heading back to 1930s levels of public service spending?” for Newsnight. So it was worth it.

Here's how Transport for London organizes 340,000 lost items

The cost of patching up London's bridges & tunnels has increased by 762% over five years 📈 Combined with the ongoing saga at #HammersmithBridge  it's clear that the Conservative policy of slashing transport budgets is neither effective nor sustainable🌉

#15yrsago  Using corn-rows to teach fractals Why kids are on MySpac#15yrsagoe  Transport for London censors anagram Tube map #15yrsago  6/

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A new smart ticketing system would unleash the potential of our transport system. Putting us on par with the successful oyster system in London. I spoke to @BBCMidlands  about how I’m lobbying @RishiSunak  to fund such a system that will level up our transport system. @MidsConnect 

Ghost town: How London public transport plans to move on after Covid-19 lockdown


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Grant Shapps has threatened to seize control of Transport for London unless Sadiq Khan accepts package of measures inc higher council tax, pension reforms, larger congestion charge zone and higher fares in return for rescue funding via @FinancialTimes 

Ending free transport could mean some of the most disadvantaged children in London may not return to school in September, teachers have warned

Buses in London are packed with passengers this morning, despite the govt asking people to avoid public transport if possible when the #coronavirus  lockdown eased. Follow live as England gets back to work:

Avoid public transport if you can, advises the government. Increase the congestion charge for drivers in London, orders the same government. It's almost as if they're prioritising political point-scoring over public health. Again.

Good day to bury bad news? The Department of Transport refuses to publish its internal report into London's Garden Bridge scandal which cost taxpayers £46 million. Its reason: it would prejudice the commercial interests of the Garden Bridge Trust - in liquidation since April!

Transport for London says Uber has not been granted a new licence to operate in London after "several breaches that placed passengers and their safety at risk" were identified

Uber will not be granted a new licence to operate in London, Transport for London says

A Christmas message from Transport For London

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@iHeartRadio UMMMM be right back gonna build a massive jet pack to transport all of london to the #iHeartPoolParty 

Ride-hailing app Uber "not fit and proper" to operate in London, transport regulator says