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Transforming transport

Margherita Rendel

Climate change and the lack of public transport are closely connected, but this not a connection that is currently being discussed. This matters. We all know that climate change is caused by greenhouse gases including particulates which come from burning fossil fuels. One-third of these come from cars, lorries, vans, buses, coaches, trains and some…

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How much power will London’s new Mayor actually have?

Kat Hanna

The long, hot summer of hustings is drawing to a close, and we’ll soon know which of the prospective mayoral candidates Londoners will have to pick from come May. Housing, transport and inequality have dominated the debate – but what powers will the new Mayor actually have to tackle the most serious challenges facing our capital?…

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Review of Reviews: The Armitt Review of Infrastructure

Amy Mount

Labour’s policy review considered how to tackle some of our biggest political challenges. We asked a panel of experts whether its external commissions make the grade… What it says: With our population set to reach 73 million by 2035 and a widening gap between demand and supply of infrastructure support, Britain faces an infrastructure crisis. The Armitt Review of Infrastructure by Sir John…

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People First: Labour’s New Thinking on Transport

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA

Thank you to those who attended our event in association with Labour’s Policy Review. We hosted a debate with Shadow Secretary of State, Maria Eagle on the subject of transport. You can read a copy of Maria's speech to...